Helai Hesham, MD

Accepting New Patients
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Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Complex Gynecologic Surgery, Complex Pelvic Surgery, Female Genital Disorder, Female Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Female Pelvic Pain, Female Pelvic Surgery, Female Sexual Dysfunction, Gynecologic Laser Surgery, Hysterectomy, Laparoscopic Gynecologic Surgery, Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, Laparoscopy, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Pelvic Floor Disorders, Pelvic Pain, Pelvic Reconstruction, Urogynecology, Urologic Incontinance, Vaginal Fistula Repair, Vaginal Reconstruction

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC

Helai Hesham, MD is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and subspecialized in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology). Dr. Hesham completed her fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. 

She provides individualized medical and surgical care for women with pelvic organ prolapse, urinary and fecal incontinence, overactive bladder, fistula, pelvic floor trauma and pelvic pain. Surgically she utilizes minimally invasive techniques including vaginal, laparoscopic, robotic and cystoscopic surgery. 

Dr. Hesham is passionate about helping care for women both locally and abroad and has specialized in obstetric fistula care in sub-Saharan Africa as well as international surgical training which she will continue here at Columbia.


  • Farsi


  • Female

Schedule an Appointment

Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients:


ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
Orangeburg, NY Office
516 Route 303
Orangeburg, NY 10962

Insurance Accepted


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


  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


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

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Access (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Gatekeeper (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199


  • MagnaCare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care




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

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