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Susan A. Olender, MD

Infectious Disease
Internal Medicine (Board Certified)
Languages: Spanish

Area of Expertise

Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.

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

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

Emblem/GHI [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 Access (Exchange), EPO, Gatekeeper (Exchange), HMO, Medicare Managed Care, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]

Local 1199 [Local 1199]

MagnaCare [MagnaCare]

Medicare [Traditional Medicare (NY)]

Multiplan [Multiplan]

MVP Health Care [MVP Health Care-Hudson Health Plan]

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


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


New York University School of Medicine

Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center


  • Olender S, Saito M, Apgar J, et al. "Low prevalence and increased household clustering of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in high altitude villages in Peru" Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2003 Jun;68(6):721-7.
  • Chiasson MA, Massad LS, Olender S, Wright TC. HIV Infection in Women in Atlas of AIDS. Mandell GL and Mildvan D editors, Fourth Edition. Current Medicine, 2007.
  • Wilkin TJ, Taylor B, Olender S, Hammer SM. "Advances in Antiretroviral Therapy." Topics in HIV Medicine, 2008; 16:31-60.
  • Sasadeusz J, Audsley J, Mijch A, Baden R, Caro J, Hunter H, Matthews G, McMahon MA, Olender SA, Siliciano RF, Lewin SR, Thio CL. The anti-HIV activity of entecavir: a multicentre evaluation of lamivudine-experienced and lamivudine-na├»ve patients. AIDS, 2008; 22(8):947-55.