Ekta Perera, MD

Specialties:
Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine
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Overview

Dr. Perera completed internal medicine residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Texas and allergy/immunology fellowship at National Jewish Health and the University of Colorado.

Clinically, Dr. Perera is interested in all aspects of adult and adolescent allergy and immunology. Her research interests include asthma and allergic skin diseases, such as chronic urticaria.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Allergy
  • Allergy and Asthma Management

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Female

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Location(s)

51 West 51st Street
Suite 360B
New York, NY 10019
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Insurance Accepted

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • 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 HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • University of Texas, Health Science Center
  • BS, BA, Biochemistry, Managerial Studies, Rice University
  • Residency: Baylor College Of Medicine
  • Fellowship: University Of Colorado School Of Medicine
  • Fellowship: National Jewish Health

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Research

Research Interests

  • Allergic reactions to COVID vaccines
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Urticaria