Helai Hesham, MD

Helai Hesham, MD Specialties: Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN)

Helai Hesham, MD
Specialties: Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN)
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Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors


51 West 51st Street
Floor 3, Suite 320
New York, NY 10019

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  • AgeWell
  • Emblem/GHI
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  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Local 1199
  • Magnacare (National)
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • RiverSpring
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About Helai Hesham, MD

Helai Hesham, MD is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and subspecialized in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology). Dr. Hesham completed her fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

She provides individualized medical and surgical care for women with pelvic organ prolapse, urinary and fecal incontinence, overactive bladder, fistula, pelvic floor trauma and pelvic pain. Surgically she utilizes minimally invasive techniques including vaginal, laparoscopic, robotic and cystoscopic surgery.

Dr. Hesham is passionate about helping care for women both locally and abroad and has specialized in obstetric fistula care in sub-Saharan Africa as well as international surgical training which she will continue here at Columbia.


  • Complex Gynecologic Surgery

  • Female Pelvic Organ Prolapse

  • Female Pelvic Pain

  • Female Pelvic Surgery

  • Gynecologic Laser Surgery

  • Hysterectomy

  • Hysteroscopy

  • Labial Hypertrophy

  • Laparoscopic Gynecologic Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

  • Laparoscopy

  • Pelvic Floor Disorders

  • Pelvic Pain

  • Pelvic Reconstruction

  • Robotic Gynecologic Surgery

  • Urologic Incontinance

  • Vaginal Fistula Repair

  • Vaginal Reconstruction

  • Vulvar pain


  • Fellowship: Massachuesetts General Hospital
  • Residency: Lehigh Valley Health Network

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages Spoken

  • Farsi