Beth W. Rackow, MD, FACOG

Board Certifications: 
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility
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Treats Children
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Overview

Dr. Rackow joined the department in 2011, after spending more than seven years at Yale University. She has developed a particular expertise in reproductive surgery including advanced laparoscopy and hysteroscopy, management of congenital anomalies of the female reproductive tract, and the diagnosis and management of polycystic ovarian syndrome in adolescents and adults. She directs the Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Program at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian. This unique program is the first of its kind at Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, and in Manhattan.

Dr. Rackow enjoys teaching fellows, residents and medical students, and has received numerous awards recognizing her teaching ability. Dr. Rackow is involved with several key national organizations, serving as Vice Chair of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Committee on Coding and Nomenclature, and as Newsletter Editor for the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. Dr. Rackow has a special interest all aspects of infertility and the gynecologic care of children and adolescents.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Adolescent Gynecology
  • Gynecological Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Gynecological Oncology Surgery
  • Gynecological Surgery
  • Gynecologic Biopsy
  • Gynecologic Tumors
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Pediatric Gynecology

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Director, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Hospital Affiliations

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

Languages

  • French

Gender

  • Female

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Location(s)

51 West 51st Street
3rd Floor, Suite 320, Floor 3, Suite 320
New York, NY 10019

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

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

Elderplan

  • Medicare Managed Care

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
  • MVP Health Care-HMO/EPO (Westchester Only)
  • MVP Health Care-PPO (Westchester Only)

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management

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

  • Internship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Residency: 2004 Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
  • Fellowship: Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Fellowship: 2007 Yale University School Of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility

Research