Anna Penn, MD

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Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Neuro-Development, Neonatology, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Neonatal Neurology, Neonatal Care

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Administrative Titles

  • Chief of the Division of Neonatology in the Department of Pediatrics
  • Chief of Neonatology at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital

Anna Penn, MD, PhD, a leading clinical neonatologist and developmental neuroscientist, coined the term “neuroplacentology” and has pioneered research on this topic, which examines the influence of the placenta on fetal brain development. She also studies sex differences in perinatal brain injury. Dr. Penn was previously an associate professor of pediatrics at George Washington University School of Medicine and an attending neonatologist at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C. with appointments in the Fetal Medicine Institute, Neonatology, and the Center for Neuroscience Research. She received an AB from Harvard-Radcliffe College and her MD and PhD degrees from Stanford University School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency in pediatrics at the University of California San Francisco and a fellowship in neonatology at Stanford University. Dr. Penn is a past recipient of a National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award and maintains a grant-funded research laboratory. She also served as the director of membership for the Society of Pediatric Research for six years, working to support and improve the pipeline for physician-scientists. 

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Cigna

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  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
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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

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

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

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