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Joseph Picoraro, MD

Board Certifications: 
Pediatrics
Expertise in: 
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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(212) 305-5903

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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics

Clinical Expertise

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Medical Quality

Education & Training

  • MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Internship: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Residency: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Fellowship: Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian

About Joseph Picoraro

Dr. Joseph Picoraro is a pediatric gastroenterologist who strives to provide comprehensive care for each child in the context of his or her family. He has particular interest and expertise in the care of children with inflammatory bowel disease. He completed a fellowship in gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition (2013-2016) at NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. 

His research focuses on improving the precision of diagnosis and treatment of childhood diseases, including insights from genetic contributions. Dr. Picoraro is the recipient of National Institutes of Health (NIH) T32 training grants to study Translational Gastrointestinal and Liver as well as Medical Genetics.

Dr. Picoraro is committed to improving the system of health care delivery and optimizing patient care at every level. He received his MD from University of Pennsylvania and also served as an intern and resident in the Department of Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell

Gender

  • Male

Insurance Accepted

For billing questions, please call (212) 304-7250.

Aetna

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

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • HMO
  • 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

  • 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

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

UnitedHealthcare

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

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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

Contact & Locations

1
3959 Broadway
New York, New York 10032
Phone:
(212) 305-5903
Fax:
(212) 342-5756
Primary
2
21 West 86th Street
New York, New York 10024
Phone:
(212) 305-5903

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