Helen M. Towers, MD, FAAP

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

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Neonatal Care

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

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

Languages

  • French

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

  • Royal College of Surgeons Ireland
  • 1983 Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • Internship: St. Laurence's Hospital - Dublin
  • Residency: St. Vincent's Hospital & Medical Center
  • Residency: 1991 Saint Vincent's Catholic Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Fellowship: 1995 NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical C

Board Certifications

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Research