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Medha Barbhaiya, MD, MPH


Rheumatology
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Medha Barbhaiya, MD, MPH


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Dr. Medha Barbhaiya is an Assistant Attending Rheumatologist and clinical researcher at Hospital for Special Surgery and an Assistant Professor at Weill Cornell Medical College.

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Appointments

Assistant Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Specialty

Specialized Centers

Awards

APS Abstract Recognition Young Scholar Award, APS Foundation of America, 2016
ACR Distinguished Fellow Award, American College of Rheumatology, 2015
APS ACTION Young Scholar Award 2015
ACR REF/Abbott Medical Resident Research Award, American College of Rheumatology, 2011

Languages

English

Insurance Information

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO HMO POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway Enhanced
Cigna
Connecticare
Emblem Selectcare
HIP
Medicare
Oxford
Oxford Medicare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Compass

Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. You may still have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits.

Book an Appointment with Dr. Barbhaiya

Dr. Barbhaiya accepts the following insurance plans. Please check to see if your insurance is on this list before proceeding.

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO HMO POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway Enhanced
Cigna
Connecticare
Emblem Selectcare
HIP
Medicare
Oxford
Oxford Medicare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Compass

Please note, if your insurance is not on this list, you may still have coverage subject to the availability of out-of-network benefits.

If you do not wish to go out-of-network, our Physician Referral Service will help you find an appropriate doctor.

Please call our office at to book an appointment.

Education

MD, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, 2009
MPH, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 2015

Internship

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell, New York, NY

Residency

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell, New York, NY

Fellowship

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 2015

Certification

Board Certification in Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine
Board Certification in Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Certification, US School of North American Rheumatologists

State Licensure

New York, Massachusetts

Selected Publications

Barbhaiya M, Andrade D, Erkan D. AntiPhospholipid Syndrome Alliance for Clinical Trials and InternatiOnal Networking (APS ACTION): 5-Year Update. Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2016 Oct; 18(10):64.

Barbhaiya M, Costenbader KH. Environmental exposures and the development of systemic lupus erythematosus. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2016 Sep; 28(5):497-505.

Barbhaiya M, Lu B, Sparks JA, Malspeis S, Chang SC, Karlson EW, Costenbader KH. Influence of Alcohol Consumption on the Risk of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus among Women in the Nurses' Health Study Cohorts. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2016 Jun 6.

Gómez-Puerta, JA*, Barbhaiya, M*, Guan H, Alarcόn GS, Costenbader KH. Racial/Ethnic Variation in All-Cause Mortality among U.S. Medicaid Recipients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: An Hispanic and Asian Paradox. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2015 Mar;67(3):752-60. *contributed equally

Barbhaiya M, Costenbader KH. Ultraviolet radiation and systemic lupus erythematosus. Lupus. 2014;23(6):588-95.

Barbhaiya M, Bermas BL. Evaluation and Management of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Rheumatoid Arthritis During Pregnancy. Clin Immunol. 2013 Nov;149(2):225-35.

Barbhaiya M, Erkan D. Top 10 clinical research developments in antiphospholipid syndrome. Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2013 Oct;15(10):367.

Barbhaiya M, Solomon DH. Rheumatoid Arthritis and Cardiovascular Disease: Update on Treatment Issues. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2013 May;25(3):317-24.

Barbhaiya M, Erkan D. The Optimal Tool for the Assessment of Organ Damage in Antiphospholipid Syndrome. [Letter to the Editor.] J Rheumatol 2013, 40(1):89.

Barbhaiya M, Erkan D. Primary thrombosis prophylaxis in antiphospholipid antibody-positive patients: where do we stand? Curr Rheum Reports 2011, 13(1):59-69.