Anita P. LaSala, MD

Board Certifications: 
Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Accepting New Patients
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Preterm Birth Prevention, High-Risk Pregnancy

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC

Anita LaSala, MD is the clinical director of the Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) practice and has extensive expertise in caring for high risk pregnancies. She is particularly interested in medical diseases that affect pregnancy, focusing on infectious diseases and maternal cardiac conditions and psychiatric illnesses. She supervises Columbia University Irving Medical Center’s perinatal clinic for high risk pregnancies complicated by medical diseases.

Dr. LaSala is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a member of the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine. She has recently published research on acquired heart disease in pregnancy. She is currently advisor on a research project to identify and quantify risk factors for preterm birth.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Languages

  • Spanish

Gender

  • Female

Schedule an Appointment

Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients:
212-305-4070

Location(s)

CUMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
Primary
ColumbiaDoctors Columbus Circle
1790 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • 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

Healthfirst

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

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Research