Gynecology

Our goal in the Gynecology division of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is to provide women of all ages with the highest quality well-care, preventive gynecologic care and women’s health services, as well as ready access to the complete range of healthcare resources throughout the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Our general gynecological care includes both non-surgical and surgical treatment options.

All our gynecologists are board-certified and hold academic appointments at Weill Cornell Medical College. In addition, our physicians have subspecialty training in treating conditions of the reproductive organs, and have clinical expertise in the following areas:

  • Adolescent Gynecology
  • Family Planning Services
  • Cervical Disease
  • Laparoscopic and Robotic surgery
  • Menopause

Our Physicians

Tirsit Asfaw, MD, FACOG
Asst. Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Director, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Assoc. Director, 3rd-year Medical Students' Clerkship
Asst. Attending Obstetrician & Gynecologist

Yelena Havryliuk, MD, FACOG
Asst. Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Asst. Attending Obstetrician & Gynecologist

William J. Ledger, MD, FACOG
Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Chairman Emeritus, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Attending Obstetrician & Gynecologist

Susan Loeb-Zeitlin, MD, FACOG
Asst. Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
Asst. Attending Obstetrician & Gynecologist

Margaret M. Polaneczky, MD, FACOG
Assoc. Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
Compliance Leader
Assoc. Attending Obstetrician & Gynecologist

Robert Post, MD, FACOG
Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
Assoc. Director, The Women's Health Center
Attending Obstetrician & Gynecologist

Lona Prasad, MD, FACOG
Asst. Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Asst. Attending Obstetrician & Gynecologist

Barry D. Shaktman, MD, FACOG
Assoc. Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
Director, Benign Gynecology
Director, Residency Program
Assoc. Attending Obstetrician & Gynecologist

Debra Taubel, MD, FACOG
Assoc. Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
Director, The Women's Health Center
Director, 3rd-year Medical Students' Clerkship
Asst. Director, Residency Program
Assoc. Attending Obstetrician & Gynecologist