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Susan Olender, MD

Board Certifications: 
Internal Medicine
Expertise in: 
Infectious Disease
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Expertise


Education & Training

  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

About Susan Olender

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Spanish


  • Female

Insurance Accepted


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


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan


  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

United Health Care

  • Columbia Employee POS
  • 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

180 Fort Washington Avenue
HP6 Clinic
New York, New York 10032


Dr. Susan Olender is the Associate Medical Director of the Comprehensive Health/HIV Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Her research interests include healthcare delivery and redesign, HIV engagement in care and care coordination with a particular focus on traditionally hard to reach populations, members of racial/ethnic minority communities

Selected Publications

  • Olender S, Saito M, Apgar J, et al. "Low prevalence and increased household clustering of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in high altitude villages in Peru" Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2003 Jun;68(6):721-7.
  • Chiasson MA, Massad LS, Olender S, Wright TC. HIV Infection in Women in Atlas of AIDS. Mandell GL and Mildvan D editors, Fourth Edition. Current Medicine, 2007.
  • Wilkin TJ, Taylor B, Olender S, Hammer SM. "Advances in Antiretroviral Therapy." Topics in HIV Medicine, 2008; 16:31-60.
  • Sasadeusz J, Audsley J, Mijch A, Baden R, Caro J, Hunter H, Matthews G, McMahon MA, Olender SA, Siliciano RF, Lewin SR, Thio CL. The anti-HIV activity of entecavir: a multicentre evaluation of lamivudine-experienced and lamivudine-naïve patients. AIDS, 2008; 22(8):947-55.