Alejandro D. Iglesias, MD

Board Certifications: 
Clinical Genetics and Genomics (MD), Clinical Biochemical Genetics, Pediatrics
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Pediatric Genetics Specialist, Adult Genetics, Autism and Pervasive Develop Disorder, Clinical Genetics, Clinical Molecular Genetics, Developmental Disorder, Inborn Error of Metabolism, Genetic Disorder, Genetic Disorders, Genetic Epilepsies, Genetic Muscle Diseases, Genetic Screening, Genetic Skin Disease, Genetic Testing, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Neuro-Development, Neurogenetics, Pediatric Genetics, Phenylketonuria (PKU), Reproductive Genetics

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Program Director Clinical Genetics Residency Program

Alejandro Iglesias, MD is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Director of the Inherited Metabolic Program, Program Director of the Medical Genetics Residency program and Attending Physician in the Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Pediatrics at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. He is a clinical and biochemical geneticist primarily interested in inherited metabolic disorders and neurogenetics and dysmorphology. In his role as Director of the Inherited Metabolic Program he is deeply involved in all aspects related with the diagnosis, management and overall care of patients and families with these disorders. In addition, he is in charge of the education of young physicians and medical students in the field of IMD. 

As an educator, he is in charge of the medical biochemistry lecture series for the first year medical students at the Physicians & Surgeons Medical School at Columbia University paving the way for a new generations of brilliant medical students at Columbia University. Finally, his involvement with the diagnosis and care of patients with X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy has been one of his main accomplishments in the recent years, especially since the introduction of newborn screening in New York State. He has a been involved from the beginning in the development of the program and is active member of the NYS group of metabolic physicians taking care of these patients. In addtion he has been actively involved in all developments asscoiated with newborn screening for Krabbe disease and Pompe disease.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Languages

  • Spanish

Gender

  • Male

Schedule an Appointment

Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients:
212-305-6731

Location(s)

CUMC/NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
3959 Broadway
New York, NY 10032
Primary

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • 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

  • Blue Access (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Gatekeeper (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

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

Fidelis Care

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

Healthfirst

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

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care-Hudson Health Plan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

TRICARE

  • TRICARE

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth

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 Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine (Argentina)
  • Internship: Hospital de Pediatria Pedro Elizalde, Buenos Aires Argentina
  • Residency: Jacobi Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Mount Sinai Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Genetics and Genomics (MD)
  • Clinical Biochemical Genetics
  • Pediatrics

Research