Donna M. Garey, MD

Expertise in: 
Neonatology
Board Certifications: 
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Overview

Donna Garey, MD MPH is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Neonatology and has been the Medical Director for the Neurodevelopmental NICU Follow-up Program at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) since 2016. She is board certified in General Pediatrics and Neonatology. She works closely with the infants and their families, both in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and after discharge. Her clinical responsibilities include being an attending physician in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and performing neurodevelopmental assessments in the NICU Follow-up clinic. These evaluations include an extensive neurologic exam including assessment for cerebral palsy and a developmental evaluation performed using the Bayley III Scales of Infant Development. Recent research projects include the two year outcomes of a pilot trial evaluating the effects of different methods of placental transfusion after delivery. Ongoing projects includes evaluating the short and long-term outcomes of preterm infants affected by intrauterine growth restriction and evaluating parental stress of the NICU patients. Providing excellent care in the neonatal intensive care unit is important as is providing long-term monitoring of these infants to ensure that they are developing appropriately and receiving therapies and early interventions in order to help them reach their maximum potential.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Neonatology
  • Pediatrics

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Director of NICU Follow-Up Program

Hospital Affiliations

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

Languages

  • Spanish

Gender

  • Female

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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

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

  • 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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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, University of Colorado Health Sciences Cener
  • 2003 University of Colorado
  • Internship: University of California San Diego Medical Center
  • Residency: University of California San Diego Medical Center
  • Residency: 2006 University Of California At San Diego
  • Fellowship: University of California San Diego Medical Center
  • Fellowship: 2009 University Of California At San Diego
  • Fellowship: 2009 University Of California At San Diego

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
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Research