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Samantha M. Pfeifer, MD

Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Obstetrics and Gynecology (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (888) 703-3456, (646) 962-7499
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Biography

Dr. Samantha M. Pfeifer is an Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology and Clinical Reproductive Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. A board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist and reproductive endocrinologist, her specialties include in vitro fertilization, ovulation induction and fertility preservation (egg freezing). She has a special interest in reproductive surgery, and is a noted expert on the surgical management of Müllerian anomalies. Dr. Pfeifer is regularly featured in Castle Connolly's annual Best Doctor list, among other regional and national best-physician lists.

In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Pfeifer is active in leading professional societies as well as medical research and education. She serves as Chair of the Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and has authored or co-authored original research on IVF, Müllerian anomalies and the management of hormonal disorders in adolescent girls. Dr. Pfeifer is a frequent invited speaker at regional and national medical conferences, and has been recognized for her commitment to the education of the next generation of physicians, including by the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s Mentor of the Year Award in 2010.

Dr. Pfeifer graduated from Bryn Mawr College with an A.B. in Economics. She completed her medical degree, residency (Obstetrics & Gynecology) and fellowship (Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility), all at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Pfeifer joined Penn’s faculty after her fellowship, and was an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of Reproductive Surgery before joining Weill Cornell Medical College in 2013.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Dr. Pfeifer's office at (646) 962-7499. For more information about Cornell's Department of Reproductive Medicine, visit http://www.ivf.org.

 

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [HMO, PPO]

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Cigna

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [EPO, HMO, PPO]

GHI [CBP]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]

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

Rockefeller University - CoreSource

United Empire

UnitedHealthcare

Education

1986 Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania

Internship: 1987 Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Residency: 1990 Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Fellowship: 1993 Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Locations

1305 York Avenue 6th Floor
New York, NY 10021

Phone: (888) 703-3456

Fax: (212) 746-8208

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40 Worth Street
Suite 401
New York, NY 10013

Phone: (646) 962-7499

Fax: (646) 962-0357

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Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Weill Cornell Medical College