Ruth M. Barrow, MD

Board Certifications: 
Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Abnormal Pap Smear, Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, Amenorrhea, Heavy Menstrual Bleeding, Intrauterine Device (IUD) Insertions, Irregular Periods/Menstrual Cycles, Menstrual Disorders, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), Pre-Pregnancy Counseling, Precocious Puberty, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS), Routine Gynecology, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Women's Health

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Medical Director of Ob/Gyn at Washington Heights Family Health Center
I'm here to provide the best possible patient care for you and your family.

Ruth Barrow, MD has practiced for more than 20 years in obstetrics and gynecology. She strives to provide the best possible care to her patients and their families. She also provides Centering in pregnancy group prenatal care. Dr. Barrow works with nursing students, medical students, and residents and enjoys teaching, participating in research, and improving the care and experience of patients.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital

Languages

  • Spanish

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • 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

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

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

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Yeshiva University
  • Residency: Northwell Health-LIJ Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology