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Helai Hesham, MD

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Credentials & Experience

Clinical Expertise

  • Complex Gynecologic Surgery
  • Complex Pelvic Surgery
  • Female Genital Disorder
  • Female Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Female Pelvic Pain
  • Female Pelvic Surgery
  • Female Sexual Dysfunction
  • Gynecologic Laser Surgery
  • Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Gynecologic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Pelvic Reconstruction
  • Urogynecology
  • Urologic Incontinance
  • Vaginal Fistula Repair
  • Vaginal Reconstruction

Education & Training

  • MD, Albany Medical College
  • Residency: LeHigh Valley Hospital
  • Fellowship: Massachusettes General Hospital

About Helai Hesham

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Helai Hesham, MD is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and subspecialized in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology). Dr. Hesham completed her fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. 

She provides individualized medical and surgical care for women with pelvic organ prolapse, urinary and fecal incontinence, overactive bladder, fistula, pelvic floor trauma and pelvic pain. Surgically she utilizes minimally invasive techniques including vaginal, laparoscopic, robotic and cystoscopic surgery. 

Dr. Hesham is passionate about helping care for women both locally and abroad and has specialized in obstetric fistula care in sub-Saharan Africa as well as international surgical training which she will continue here at Columbia.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Languages

  • Farsi

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • 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

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

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

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

1
51 West 51st Street
New York, New York 10019
Primary
2
516 Route 303
Orangeburg, New York 10962