Barry D. Shaktman, MD, FACOG

Barry D. Shaktman, MD, FACOG

Barry D. Shaktman, MD, FACOG

Specialties: Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility, GynecologyMore specialties
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525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
US

Insurances Accepted


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  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • EmblemHealth HIP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Medicaid
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • VNSNY CHOICE

About Barry D. Shaktman, MD, FACOG


Dr. Barry Shaktman maintains a busy gynecology practice.  He offers a wide range of consultation and treatment options from routine gynecologic examinations to advanced diagnosis and treatment of gynecologic problems.  His interests include minimally invasive procedures, laparoscopic surgeries, menopause, bleeding disorders, treatment for uterine fibroids, and pelvic pain. Dr. Shaktman appreciates the outstanding work environment he finds at Weill Cornell Medical College.  In his words: “the facilities and resources are world class; the staff is highly accomplished, incredibly supportive and caring; the patient population reflects a cosmopolitan diversity that means the work is alwa...
Dr. Barry Shaktman maintains a busy gynecology practice.  He offers a wide range of consultation and treatment options from routine gynecologic examinations to advanced diagnosis and treatment of gynecologic problems.  His interests include minimally invasive procedures, laparoscopic surgeries, menopause, bleeding disorders, treatment for uterine fibroids, and pelvic pain. Dr. Shaktman appreciates the outstanding work environment he finds at Weill Cornell Medical College.  In his words: “the facilities and resources are world class; the staff is highly accomplished, incredibly supportive and caring; the patient population reflects a cosmopolitan diversity that means the work is always very interesting.”  In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Shaktman is the Director of the Ob/Gyn Resident Training Program.  In this important leadership role, he oversees many difficult but gratifying responsibilities, including the annual selection of six candidates from more than 600 highly accomplished applicants.  He mentors future physicians who learn to embrace and contribute to the Weill Cornell standard of excellent compassionate care.  “Our patients are the best advertisements for our hospital.  Our residents are the best advertisements for our academic program.  Most could choose any hospital in the world—and they choose us.” Dr. Shaktman received his M.D. from the State University of New York Buffalo School of Medicine.  His post-doctoral training included an internship and residency at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, and a Galloway Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.  He accepted a faculty appointment at Weill Cornell Medical College in 2000.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center

Expertise

  • (STD) Sexually Transmitted Disease
  • Advanced Operative Hysteroscopy
  • Ambulatory Gynecology
  • Amenorrhea
  • Anticardiolipin Syndrome
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Female Reproductive Issue
  • Fibroids
  • Gynecological Surgery
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Induced Hypothermia
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Pain In Female

Education

  • Internship: Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital
  • Medical School: State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine
  • Residency: Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Gynecology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN)

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