Dr. Marina Gafanovich MD

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Dr. Marina Gafanovich MD, Internal Medicine


Internal Medicine, General Practice



English, Russian

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Professional Statement:

Dr. Marina Gafanovich is one of New York’s top rated doctors. She is only one of a few board certified physicians affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical Center in Manhattan that accept major insurance plans.

We know that you are entrusting us with the most precious work – keeping you and your family healthy! We are dedicated to providing you with the best, most professional, and compassionate care. We believe in an integrated and humanistic approach to primary care, in treating the patient rather than just the disease.

We spend time taking a thorough history to understand the nature of a patient’s needs, complaints, and fears. Our goal is to integrate the biological, psychological, and social factors that affect the state of health for each individual. Our philosophy is to treat the unerlying problem as well as the symptoms. We focus on primary and secondary prevention of diseases to build a healthy foundation for the future of each patient.

We are our patients' best advocates. We aim to teach our patients to recognize the tremendous healing potential that they have within themselves. Our goal is to help our patients medically and be able to hear their concerns. We review results of the tests and consulting physicians' suggestions together with the patient and decide the best treatment plan.

We respect your time and guarantee that you will never wait for longer than 10 minutes in the waiting room.

Areas of Special Expertise: Abdominal pain; Acid reflux / heartburn; Acquired hypothyroidism; Acute Illness; Acute Sinusitis; Acute pharyngitis; Acute rhinitis; Acute upper respiratory infection; Anemia, Iron-Deficiency; Bacterial conjunctivitis; Chest pain; Cold & Flu; Cough; Diabetes and Chronic Disease Management; Diarrhea; Dyslipidemia; Endocrine Problems; Fever; Gastroesophageal Reflux Or Acid Reflux Disease; Gout; Idiopathic osteoporosis; Influenza; Lipid Disorders; Metabolic syndrome (syndrome X); Otitis; Respiratory conditions; Urinary tract infections; Vaccine-preventable diseases


  • Sackler Faculty of Medicine - Tel Aviv University - Tel Aviv

Internal Medicine Residency at North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY.



  • American College of Physicians
  • Medical Society of the State of New York
  • American Society of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Medical Specialties
  • American Medical Association

Awards & Publications:

Weill Cornell Top Doctor – 2009

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Upper East Side Office

1550 York Avenue
(between 81st and 82nd Street)
New York, NY 10025

Hospital Affiliations:

    • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell
    • North Shore – Long Island Jewish Health System
    • New York Presbyterian / Columbia

    Accepted Insurance:

    Aetna Choice® POS
    Aetna Choice® POS II
    Aetna Health Network Only?
    Aetna Health Network Option?
    Aetna HealthFund® Aetna Choice® POS
    Aetna HealthFund® Aetna Health Network Only?
    Aetna HealthFund® Aetna Health Network Option?
    Aetna HealthFund® Open Access Aetna Select?
    Aetna HealthFund® Open Access Elect Choice® EPO
    Aetna HealthFund® Open Access Managed Choice® POS
    Aetna HealthFund® Open Access POS II
    Aetna HealthFund® Open Choice® PPO
    Aetna Open Access® Elect Choice (EPO)
    Aetna Open Access® HMO
    Aetna Open Access® Managed Choice® (POS)
    Aetna Select?
    Elect Choice® (EPO)
    Managed Choice® (POS)
    Open Access Aetna Select?
    Open Choice® (PPO)
    Quality Point-of-Service® (QPOS®)
    Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Cigna HMO
    Open Access Plan
    POS, POS Open Access
    Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Direct HMO, Direct Pay HMO, Direct Pay POS, DirectShare POS
    Healthy New York
    MediBlue HMO
    MediBlue PPO
    Empire Plan
    The Empire Plan (UHC)
    Health Net
    Advantage Platinum HMO/POS
    Advantage Platinum Insurance PPO
    Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
    Liberty Plan
    Definity PPO
    Harvard Pilgrim Choice Plus
    Harvard Pilgrim Options
    UnitedHealthcare Choice
    UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
    UnitedHealthcare iPlan Choice Plus
    UnitedHealthcare iPlan PPO
    UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
    UnitedHealthcare Select EPO
    UnitedHealthcare Select Plus HMO
    UnitedHealthcare Select Plus POS



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