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Mercedes Martinez, MD

Board Certifications: 
Pediatric Transplant Hepatology, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatrics
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Appointments

Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients: 
(212) 305-3000

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Credentials & Experience

NY Top Doctor

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Transplant Hepatology
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatrics

Clinical Expertise

  • Transplant Surgery, Pediatric
  • Pediatric Liver Transplant
  • Liver Disease In Children

Education & Training

  • Higher Institute of Medical Sciences, Santiago De Cuba
  • Internship: Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center Bronx, NY
  • Residency: Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center Bronx, NY
  • Residency: Children's Hospital, Santiago De Cuba
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

About Mercedes Martinez

Mercedes Martinez, MD, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and the Medical Director for the Intestinal Transplant Program at the Center for Liver Disease and Abdominal Organ Transplantation. She provides state-of-the-art care for children with a multitude of liver and intestinal issues, including children with liver and intestinal failure that require transplantation, children with intestinal failure, and for those with intestinal failure associated liver disease. Her research interests include liver tumors in children, autoimmune liver diseases, metabolic disorders, nutritional deficiencies associated with liver diseases, and intestinal failure.

Academic Titles

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Medical Director, Intestinal Transplant Program, Center for Liver Disease and Abdominal Organ Transplantation
  • Clinical Director, Human Studies Core, Columbia Center for Translation Immunology
  • Associate Program Director, Liver Transplant Hepatology Fellowship

Hospital Affiliations

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

Languages

  • Spanish

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Affinity

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

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

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

GHI

  • HMO
  • PPO

Healthfirst

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

Local 1199

MagnaCare

Medicaid

  • NJ
  • NY

Medicare

  • Medicare

Multiplan

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

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

Contact & Locations

1
3959 Broadway
Suite BHN 702
New York, New York 10032
Phone:
(212) 305-5903
Fax:
(212) 342-2996
Primary
2
622 West 168th Street
New York, New York 10032
Phone: (212) 305-3000
Fax:
(212) 305-4343

Research

  • liver tumors in children
  • autoimmune liver diseases
  • metabolic disorders
  • nutritional deficiencies associated with liver diseases
  • intestinal failure

Grants

TISSUE COMPARTMENTALIZATION OF HUMAN LYMPHOCYTES (Federal Gov)

Jun 1 2013 - May 31 2018