Anita P. Lasala, MD

Expertise in: 
Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Board Certifications: 
Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Accepting New Patients
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Overview

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.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Fetal Anomaly
  • Fetal Testing
  • Fetal Ultrasound
  • Heart Disease In Pregnancy
  • High Risk Obstetrics
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypertension In Pregnancy
  • Medical Complications In Pregnancy
  • Multiple Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Complication
  • Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Prenatal Ultrasound
  • Preterm Birth Prevention

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish

Gender

  • Female

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Virtual Visits/Telehealth

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Phone Appointments

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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

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Residency: 1984 Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Maternal and Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Research