Ana Isabel Tergas, MD

Expertise in: 
Cancer Care
Board Certifications: 
Gynecologic Oncology
Accepting New Patients
Virtual Visits/Telehealth

Overview

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Dr. Ana I. Tergas joined the faculty at Columbia University Medical Cancer New-York Presbyterian Hospital after completing a fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore, and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Chicago Hospitals in Chicago. Dr. Tergas cares for women with all gynecologic cancers, including cervical, endometrial, ovarian, vulvar, and vaginal cancers. In addition, she sees women with precancerous conditions of the lower genital tract, such as cervical and vulvar dysplasia, as well as endometrial hyperplasia.

Dr. Tergas has extensive training in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery and in radical cytoreductive surgery for advanced cancers. She also performs risk-reducing surgeries for women with hereditary cancer syndromes. Dr. Tergas is actively involved in research in the United States and internationally and has expertise in epidemiology. Her primary research interests include public health issues in gynecologic cancers, particularly improving the quality of gynecologic cancer care for underserved and disadvantaged women. She has worked extensively in international cervical cancer prevention. She is also is actively involved with the division's survivorship program, and is working on study exploring sexual function in cancer survivors. She has authored over a dozen articles and textbook chapters, and she presents and lectures regularly at national and international conferences. Dr. Tergas is an active member of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO), International Gynecologic Cancer Society and American Society of Clinical Oncology. She serves on the SGO Quality and Outcomes Committee and on the CUMC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Quality and Patient Safety Committee.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Languages

  • Spanish

Gender

  • Female

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Virtual Visits/Telehealth

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Phone Appointments

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Location(s)

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

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

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Fidelis Care

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

Health First

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)

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

Health Plus - Amerigroup

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

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

VNSNY CHOICE SelectHealth

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Select Health
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, University of Miami - Miller School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals
  • Residency: 2010 University Of Chicago
  • Fellowship: John Hopkins Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Gynecologic Oncology