Joshua Bruce Holden, MD

Board Certifications: 
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Accepting New Patients
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Overview

Dr. Holden specializes in the care of women with routine pregnancies, as well as those complicated by hypertension, thyroid disease, pregestational and gestational diabetes, and twins after infertility treatment. He collaborates with high risk obstetrical specialists for complicated pregnancies involving cervical incompetence, intrauterine growth restriction, and fetal anomalies. He works as part of a multiphysician group that shares the overnight call hours and shares a low risk philosophy of reducing unnecessary episiotomies, inductions of labor and cesarean sections.

Dr. Holden also treats women with gynecological problems including abnormal pap tests, contraceptive side effects, painful or heavy periods, fibroid tumors and ovarian cysts. He performs colposcopy and LEEP procedures, as well as laparoscopy, myomectomy, vaginal and abdominal hysterectomy.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Gynecological Problems
  • Gynecologic Exams
  • Obstetrician
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Care

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Languages

  • Spanish

Gender

  • Male

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Location(s)

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Elderplan

  • Medicare Managed Care

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
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare (NY)

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • 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

  • State University of New York - Downstate Health Sciences Center
  • MD Doctor of Medicine , 1996 SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University / University Hospital SUNY Downstate
  • MD Doctor of Medicine , 1996 State University Of New York Downstate College of Medicine
  • 2000 State University of New York (SUNY), Health Scienc
  • Internship: Kings County Hospital - SUNY Downstate
  • Residency: Kings County Hospital - SUNY Downstate
  • Residency: 2000 State University Of New York Downstate Medical Cen
  • Residency: 2000 State University Of New York Downstate Medical Cen
  • Residency: 2000 NYC Health + Hospitals / Kings County
  • Residency: 2000 Kings County Hospital Center

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Honors & Awards

  • 2005 Physician of the Year