Hemashi K. Perera, MD

Expertise in: 
Board Certifications: 
Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Dr. Perera is an obstetrician/gynecologist providing prenatal care and a wide range of gynecological services. Educated at the University of Pennsylvania and the Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons, Dr. Perera received her training in OB/GYN at the Columbia University Medical Center. Her positive experiences during training led her to join the faculty at Columbia. Dr. Perera was drawn to obstetrics and gynecology as she enjoys providing thorough primary and preventative care to women of all ages and patient centered prenatal and obstetric care. She has a special interest in resident and medical student education and received the Arnold P. Gold Foundation’s Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award. She is proficient in Spanish.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Pap Smears
  • Abnormal Uterine and Vaginal Bleeding
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Female Pelvic Pain
  • Gynecological Problems
  • Gynecologic Biopsy
  • Gynecologic Exams
  • Gynecologic Hormonal Disorders
  • Gynecologic Infection
  • Gynecology
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Insertions
  • Obstetrical Care
  • Obstetrics
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear For Cervical Cancer Screening
  • Pre-Pregnancy Counseling
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Care
  • UFE - Uterine Fibroid Embolization
  • Uterine Fibroid
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Spanish


  • Female

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

Insurance Accepted


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


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan


  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


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

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • 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


  • 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.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, 2009 Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology