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Alka Gupta, MD

Internal Medicine (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Office Phone: (646) 697-9355

Biography

Dr. Alka Gupta is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, and is Co-founder and Co-director of The Integrative Health and Wellbeing Program at NewYork-Presbyterian. She has spent the last several years examining national and global advances in integrative health care, and successfully launching and developing this new program. Her interest in integrative and internal medicine began at a young age and is rooted in the concept of food as medicine. She believes that prevention and a healthy lifestyle should be at the forefront of health care, and she works to bring these principles into practice.

Dr. Gupta completed her undergraduate degree in Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University, graduating with Honors. She then attended the Medical College of Virginia, and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Maryland. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and in Integrative Medicine, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine.

Dr. Gupta serves as a Steering Committee member for the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health. The goals of the Consortium include: supporting academic leaders in integrative medicine, disseminating research outcomes and educational resources, informing health care policy and practice, and leading the effort to transform America’s health care system to one that promotes an integrative and comprehensive approach. 

Dr. Gupta teaches medical students, medical residents, and faculty. She is a peer reviewer for the medical journal Global Advances in Health and Medicine. Dr. Gupta is frequently an invited lecturer, and recent speaking engagements have included seminars at national and international medical institutions, community events, and various corporations in New York City.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Amida Care

Cigna

Emblem/HIP

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), PPO]

Medicare

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Advantage]

Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter (HMO)]

Rockefeller University - CoreSource

United Empire

UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]

VNSNY CHOICE

Education

2010 Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Residency: 2013 University of Maryland Medical Center

Locations

436 East 69th Street
New York, NY 10065

Phone: (646) 697-9355

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Assistant Professor of Medicine