Johanna Halfon, MD

Board Certifications: 
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Accepting New Patients
Virtual Visits/Telehealth
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Overview

Johanna Kate Halfon, MD, MSc received her undergraduate degree from Yale University in 2004. She attended Yale Medical School and then completed her residency in OBGYN at New-York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. She then completed a Global Health Fellowship at Duke University, earning a Master’s of Science in Global Health in 2016 at the Duke Global Health Institute of Duke University. In 2015, she spent a year conducting clinical research in Kigali, Rwanda in the field of maternal mortality reduction through an NIH grant. During her career, she has also engaged in extensive clinical medical education and collaboration with academic institutions in Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Ghana. Dr. Halfon is interested in taking care of patients from adolescence through menopause. Her practice includes routine gynecological care, contraceptive management, treatment of abnormal pap smears, gynecological surgery, as well as obstetrical care.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Birth Control
  • Contraceptive Care
  • Family Planning
  • Gynecologic Exams
  • Gynecology
  • Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Insertions
  • Irregular Periods/Menstrual Cycles
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Miscarriage
  • Obstetrics
  • Pap Smear
  • Pre-Pregnancy Counseling
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Care
  • Prenatal Care
  • Reproductive Health
  • Routine Gynecologic Care
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • UTI (Urinary Tract Infection)

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Female

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Location(s)

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

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

Cigna

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

Emblem/GHI

  • 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

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • 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, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: 2014 NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical C
  • Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: 2016 Duke University

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology