Dorothy Przydzial Smok, 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

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC

As a Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) specialist at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), Dr. Smok's areas of expertise centers on prenatal genetic counseling, invasive fetal diagnosis including chorionic villus sampling and amniocentesis. In addition to prenatal diagnosis, her special interests include medical ethics, cancer in pregnancy, and other maternal illnesses that can complicate pregnancy Dr. Smok is particularly interested in maternal health and its relationship to pregnancy, including underlying psychiatric conditions such as depression and anxiety, and caring for patients afflicted with cancer during pregnancy.

Dr. Smok coordinates care for pregnant cancer patients, working with the MFM’s multidisciplinary team, to continuously monitor the mother’s and baby’s health throughout the pregnancy. The close collaboration between MFM and Neonatology, Anesthesiology, and other subspecialties at CUMC affords patients the best chance for successful pregnancy outcomes, and beyond. Before she pursued a medical degree, Dr. Smok worked as a registered pharmacist with expertise in drug safety, surveillance, and regulations, joining CUMC‘s MFM Division in 2005. She is an active participant and member of several national professional societies: the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital

Gender

  • Female

Schedule an Appointment

Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients:
212-305-7334

Location(s)

CUMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
Primary

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

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare (NY)

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

  • Marshall University School of Medicine (West Virginia)
  • Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Residency: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Research