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Carolyn L. Westhoff, MD

Board Certifications: 
Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Clinical Expertise

  • Birth Control
  • Family Planning

Education & Training

  • University of Michigan Medical School
  • Residency: Henry Ford Hospital
  • Fellowship: Kings County Hospital Center

Honors & Awards

  • C. Lalor Burdick Award, National Abortion Federation, 2005
  • American Gynecoloical and Obstetrical Society, elected, 2006
  • NAMS/Warner Chilcott Innovations in Perimenopausal Contraception Research Award, 2007
  • Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences, elected, 2007
  • Roy Pitkin Award, Best article in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2008
  • NFPRHA Dr. Allan Rosenfield Award for Access to Quality Family Planning, 2009
  • American Women’s Medical Association, Women in Science Award, 2010
  • PRCH, Dr. Wm. Rashbaum Award, 2010.
  • Society of Family Planning Lifetime Achievement Award, 2010.
  • Roy Pitkin Award, Best article in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2011

About Carolyn Westhoff

Dr. Westhoff received her B.S. and medical degree from the University of Michigan and a Master’s Degree from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Her clinical and research focus is on contraception, the development of new contraceptive technology, and the evaluation of current methods. Dr. Westhoff has served as principal investigator on numerous research studies and has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles. She is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. In 2010, the Society of Family Planning recognized her accomplishments honoring her with a Lifetime Achievement Award. She is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology.

Academic Titles

  • Professor of Population and Family Health at CUMC
  • Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Professor of Epidemiology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Languages

  • French

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Access (Exchange)
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Amida Care

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • 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 Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare (Mediblue)
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

MagnaCare

Medicaid

Medicare

  • Medicare

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

POMCO

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

VNSNY CHOICE

  • SelectHealth

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Contact & Locations

1
ColumbiaDoctors Columbus Circle
1790 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
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