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Katherine L. Ender, MD

Board Certifications: 
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Expertise in: 
Cancer Care
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients: 
(212) 305-2466


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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Clinical Expertise

  • Cancer Care
  • Anemia, Iron Deficiency
  • Thrombosis
  • Platelet Disorder
  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Bleeding Disorder


Education & Training

  • Rush Medical College
  • Internship: Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Residency: Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
  • Fellowship: Children's Memorial Hospital

About Katherine Ender

As a pediatric hematologist, Katherine L. Ender, MD, MS has focused on sickle cell disease, although she is interested in all aspects of general hematology and has also been developing a specialization in bioethics.

Dr. Ender was attracted to hematology and oncology as early as medical school, when she found the development and biology of these diseases to be especially interesting. Caring for patients with sickle cell disease during her internship solidified the interest in hematology, which then broadened into an excitement about both pediatric oncology and stem cell transplantation as well. After fellowship training in all three fields, Dr. Ender chose hematology because she felt particularly compelled to care for patients with sickle cell disease. "I still value very deeply my experience with pediatric oncology and stem cell transplantation, especially the positive relationships that physicians and families forge while battling life-threatening and chronic diseases".

What is most exciting about Dr. Ender's work is its multidisciplinary aspect: caring for patients and their families in multiple settings (in the hospital, the clinic, the academic medical center, and community hospitals) and through multiple avenues (education, research, and collaboration with motivated colleagues and excellent teams).

Dr. Ender has conducted and continues to collaborate on clinical research projects related to medications for treating sickle cell disease, including protocols for the management of sickle cell pain crisis. She is currently working on the development of clinical pathways and guidelines for the management of common complications of sickle cell disease to improve and standardize the delivery of state-of-the-art care not only at NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, but also at community affiliates Harlem Hospital and Lincoln Hospital. Dr. Ender has a master's degree in clinical research and is currently pursuing a master's in bioethics.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia


  • Female

Insurance Accepted


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


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

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan


  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid 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


  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Local 1199



  • NJ
  • NY



Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty



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


  • SelectHealth

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Contact & Locations

3959 Broadway
New York, New York 10032
(212) 305-0053
(212) 305-0053