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Minimally-invasive pediatric sur
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Nitsana A. Spigland, MD

Pediatric Surgery (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Languages: French, Hebrew
Office Phone: (646) 962-2599
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors


Dr. Spigland received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University and her M.D. degree from New York Medical College. She completed her General surgery residency at the Lenox Hill Hospital in New York and her Pediatric surgical fellowship at St. Justine Children's Hospital in Montreal, Canada in 1989. She subsequently joined the surgical faculty of the UMDNJ -Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, New Jersey. In 1995, she relocated to New York City and joined the surgical staff of the New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Campus.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Affinity [Access (Exchange)]

Affinity [HMO]


Emblem Select Care


Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

Fidelis Care





Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Advantage]

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


Rockefeller University - CoreSource

United Empire

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



New York Medical College

BA, 1976 Cornell University

MD, 1982 New York Medical College

Internship: Lenox Hill Hospital

Residency: Lenox Hill Hospital

Fellowship: St. Justine's Children's Hospital


520 East 70th Street L-718
New York, NY 10021

Phone: (646) 962-2599

Fax: (212) 746-3884

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Professor of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College