Almaz S. Dessie, MD

Expertise in: 
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Board Certifications: 
Pediatrics
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
Virtual Urgent Care
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Overview

Dr. Almaz Dessie is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (in Emergency Medicine) at the Columbia University Medical Center in the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Almaz Dessie is a Board-Certified pediatrician and pediatric emergency medicine physician. Dr. Dessie serves as the Co-Chair of the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) Committee for the Emergency Medicine Department. Dr. Dessie practices as an attending physician in the emergency room at NY Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital.

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (in Emergency Medicine) at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Gender

  • Female

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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Cigna

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

Emblem/GHI

  • 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

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • 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

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
  • Residency: University of California San Francisco Benioff Children's Hospital
  • Fellowship: Brown University - Rhode Island Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics