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Mercedes Martinez, MD
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Mercedes Martinez, MD

Pediatric Transplant Hepatology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Pediatric Gastroenterology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Pediatrics (Board Certified)
Languages: Spanish
Office Phone: (212) 305-3000, (212) 305-0914
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Biography

Mercedes Martinez, MD, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and the Medical Director for the Intestinal Transplant Program at the Center for Liver Disease and Abdominal Organ Transplantation. She provides state-of-the-art care for children with a multitude of liver and intestinal issues, including children with liver and intestinal failure that require transplantation, children with intestinal failure, and for those with intestinal failure associated liver disease. Her research interests include liver tumors in children, autoimmune liver diseases, metabolic disorders, nutritional deficiencies associated with liver diseases, and intestinal failure.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Affinity [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]

Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]

Emblem/GHI [HMO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]

Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]

Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Local 1199 [Local 1199]

MagnaCare [MagnaCare]

Medicare [Traditional Medicare (NY)]

Multiplan [Multiplan]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]

UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth]

WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Education

Higher Institute of Medical Sciences, Santiago De Cuba

Internship: Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center Bronx, NY

Residency: Children's Hospital, Santiago De Cuba

Residency: Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center Bronx, NY

Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Locations

NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

3959 Broadway
Suite BHN 702
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-3000

Fax: (212) 342-2996

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Presbyterian Hospital Building (PH)

622 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-0914

Fax: (212) 305-4343

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC