S. Zev Williams, MD, PhD

Board Certifications: 
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Assisted Embryo Hatching, Donor Egg, Elective Egg Freezing, Fertility, Fertility Assessment, Frozen Embryo Transfer, Infertility Screening and Diagnosis, Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI), In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), Male Infertility, Miscarriage, Reproductive Genetics

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Chief, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

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Zev Williams, MD, PhD is the Wendy D. Havens Associate Professor of Women's Health and the Chief of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. He completed his MD and PhD training in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine before continuing to the Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital for his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. After completing his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Weill-Cornell, Dr. Williams then did a post-doctoral fellowship on RNA biology in the laboratory of Dr. Thomas Tuschl at Rockefeller University. As a physician scientist, Dr. Williams' focus has been on helping those suffering from recurrent pregnancy loss and infertility and developing novel technologies and treatments to improve patient success.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Male

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Location(s)

ColumbiaDoctors Columbus Circle
1790 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Internship: 2005 Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Residency: 2008 Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship: 2011 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility
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Research

Innovating to help bring life into the world

The focus of our research is in developing new technologies and innovations that can help prevent, diagnose and treat causes of infertility and recurrent pregnancy loss and give the best possible chances for a successful pregnancy. Research programs include developing methods for non-invasive real-time assessment of placental structure and function by studying circulating RNA and innovating new sequencing technologies to enable rapid testing for chromosomal abnormalities in embryos, CVS and amniocentesis samples and miscarriage samples.

Grants

NANOPORE-BASED SEQUENCING OF PLACENTA-CELL-TYPE-SPECIFIC EXTRACELLULAR RNA FOR REAL TIME ASSESSMENT OF HUMAN PLACENTA DEVELOPMENT AND FUNCTION (Federal Gov)

Jul 15 2019 - Apr 30 2024

STUDY OF GENETIC AND PHENOTYPIC RISK FACTORS UNDERLYING FEMALE INFERTILITY. (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Mar 26 2019 - Mar 26 2024

HYSTEROSCOPIC MORCELLATION FOR MISSED ABORTION USING TRUCLEAR, A PROSCEPTIVE, RANDOMIZED, CONTROL TRIAL (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

May 18 2018 - May 18 2023

PLACENTA-DERIVED EXTRACELLULAR CIRCULATING RNA AS A TOOL FOR MONITORING PLACENTAL FUNCTION (Federal Gov)

Sep 17 2015 - May 31 2020

PLACENTA-DERIVED EXTRACELLULAR CIRCULATING RNA AS A TOOL FOR MONITORING PLACENTAL FUNCTION (Federal Gov)

Sep 17 2015 - May 31 2020

DEFINITION OF SERUM RIBONUCLEOPROTEIN COMPOSITION AND ITS REGULATION AND FUNCTION (Federal Gov)

Apr 23 2017 - Jul 23 2017

PLACENTA-DERIVED EXTRACELLULAR CIRCULATING RNA AS A TOOL FOR MONITORING PLACENTAL FUNCTION (Federal Gov)

Apr 23 2017 - Jul 23 2017