Laura Riley, MD

Laura Riley, MD Specialties: Maternal & Fetal Medicine

Laura Riley, MD
Specialties: Maternal & Fetal Medicine
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525 East 68th Street
Suite J-130
New York, NY 10065

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  • Aetna - NYP
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • GHI
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • United Healthcare

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About Laura Riley, MD

A renowned obstetrician and maternal-fetal medicine specialist, Laura E. Riley, MD, was appointed Obstetrician and Gynecologist-in-Chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Weill Cornell Medicine in 2018. In her role, Dr. Riley leads the new state-of-the-art NewYork-Presbyterian Alexandra Cohen Hospital for Women and Newborns and oversees obstetrics and gynecology at NewYork-Presbyterian/ Weill Cornell, NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, and NewYorkPresbyterian Queens.

A highly accomplished physician-researcher and leader in women's health, Dr. Riley continues to build upon the department's reputation for clinical excellence while shepherding it into the next stage of innovation in women's healthcare delivery. In addition to furthering clinical and outcomes research, she strengthens education and training programs to nurture the next generation of obstetricians and gynecologists.

Before Dr. Riley joined NewYork-Presbyterian, she served as Vice Chair of Obstetrics and Medical Director of Labor and Delivery at Massachusetts General Hospital. An internationally recognized expert on obstetrics infectious diseases, she has worked with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other agencies to develop practice guidelines for pregnancy care of women with Group B strep, Zika, Ebola, COVID-19, and influenza viruses.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Alexandra Cohen Hospital for Women and Newborns


  • High-Risk Pregnancy

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) Consult

Dr. Laura Riley, Obstetrician and Gynecologist-in-Chief, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Dr. Laura Riley discusses her road to NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine, the new NewYork-Presbyterian Alexandra Cohen Hospital for Women and Newborns and the hospital’s role in caring for women across their lifetime.

Board Certifications

  • Maternal and Fetal Medicine