Makoto Tokiwa, MD

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

Makoto Tokiwa, MD practices all aspects of obstetrics and gynecology, including management of low-risk pregnancy, annual screening, colposcopy, family planning, and benign gynecologic surgery (including minimally invasive surgery). She received her medical degree in Japan from Yamagata University School of Medicine then moved to New York and completed her residency at NYU Medical Center, where she received awards for surgical excellence and compassionate patient care. Dr. Tokiwa is committed to providing the highest quality of patient care to all of her patients in all aspects of women’s health.

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
  • Miscarriage
  • Obstetrical Care
  • Obstetrics
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Care
  • Routine Gynecologic Care
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Languages

  • Japanese

Gender

  • Female

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Virtual Visits/Telehealth

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Phone Appointments

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Location(s)

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, Yamagata University School of Medicine
  • Internship: Tohoku Kosai Hospital (Japan),
  • Residency: Tohoku Kosai Hospital (Japan)
  • Residency: 2017 New York University Langone Medical Center
  • Residency: 2017 Bellevue Hospital Center

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology