Dodi D. Meyer, MD

Expertise in: 
Pediatrician (General Pediatrics)
Board Certifications: 
Pediatrics
Treats Children
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Overview

Dodi Meyer is a Professor of Pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Center and Attending Physician at Morgan Stanley New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia campus. Dr Meyer works in health disparities, community health and cultural competency. She has expertise in developing and sustaining community-academic partnerships for the purpose of training, service and research. With regard to training Dr Meyer’s main interest is, in creating and implementing ways of teaching and training both medical students and pediatric residents in the field, using Service Learning as the main educational methodology. As director of Community Pediatrics she oversees several population health initiatives that address major challenges to children’s health through the interlinking contexts of biology, family and community such as obesity, mental health, and early literacy.

As a member of the Division of Child and Adolescent Health she sees patients and teaches residents and medical students at a community-based, hospital- affiliated practice in Washington Heights.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • General Pediatrics (Pediatrician)

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Languages

  • Spanish

Gender

  • Female

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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

United Health Care

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

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine (Argentina)
  • Residency: Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center - NY

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics

Honors & Awards

2016: people’s Theatre project “Impacto” award for unwavering commitment to community health

2015: College of Physicians and Surgeons “Award for Excellence in Community Service”, Columbia University Medical Center

2014: Association of American Medical Colleges Spencer Foreman award for Outstanding Community Service

2013: “Woman of Distinction” award, Manhattan Times, Bronx Free Press

2012: Community-Campus Partnership for Health annual award

2006: “Partnerships Make a Difference’, Center for community Health partnerships, Columbia University medical center

2005: 13th Dominican Women’s Conference, Alianza Dominicana

2005: Community Pediatrics Training Initiative Recognition Ceremony, The American Academy of Pediatrics

2002: Humanism in Medicine Award, Association of American Medical Colleges

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Research

Dr. Meyer has received research funding from Federal, State and City agencies as well as philanthropy and national foundations. Her area of research includes population health specifically initiatives that address major challenges to children's health through the interlinking context of biology, family and community such as obesity, early childhood literacy and development and mental health. Dr. Meyer has authored multiple papers, curricular materials, participated in a number of webinars and is active in national initiatives targeted at improving child health and well-being.

Research Interests

  • Community and Population Health
  • Cultural Competency
  • Health disparities
  • Health literacy
  • Service Learning