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Melanie C. Prior, MD


Pediatrics
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Melanie C. Prior, MD


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Hospital for Special Surgery
5 West
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.774.7182
Fax: 212.606.1614
Hospital for Special Surgery
5 West
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.774.7182
Fax: 212.606.1614

Dr. Melanie Prior is a primary care pediatrician at Hospital for Special Surgery. After receiving both her undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Michigan, Dr. Prior completed a general pediatrics residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill-Cornell. She is passionate about clinical care and patient education, working collaboratively with families to optimize a child's perioperative experience.

Dr. Prior is an Assistant Attending at HSS and also holds the academic title of Assistant Professor in Clinical Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College, where she continues to mentor pediatric residents.

 

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Appointments

Assistant Attending Pediatrician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Specialty

Affiliations

American Academy of Pediatrics

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. Prior

Dr. Prior 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

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 2015

Residency

Pediatrics, NewYork-Presbyterian Weill-Cornell, New York, NY 2018

Certification

American Board of Pediatrics (pending October 2018)

State Licensure

New York