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General Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Renuka Paka, MD

Faculty Attending Physician

Office Location 425 West 59th Street, Suite 4B, New York, NY 10019; (212) 581-8675;
Insurance Providers
Board Certifications Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • 1976 MD, Guntur Medical College, Guntur, India
  • 1976-1977 Internship, Guntur General Hospital, Guntur, AP India
  • 1977-1981 Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency, Guntur General Hospital
  • 1988-1992 Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York
Academic Appointment
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Special Interests or Skills
  • Provides a full range of obstetric services, including natural childbirth, as a patient option in low-risk deliveries at the Roosevelt Hospital Birthing Center.
  • Office practice includes two certified faculty midwives who provide normal obstetric care and delivery, co-managed by Dr. Paka.
  • Skilled gynecologic surgeon, offering laparoscopic and minimally-invasive treatments.
Dr. Paka has been a member of the obstetrics and gynecology faculty at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center since 1993. Before that time, she was an attending obstetrician and gynecologist at Staten Island University Hospital and at the New York Medical College in Valhalla, where she also trained in obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Paka earned her medical degree and completed her first residency program in obstetrics and gynecology at Guntur Medical College, India. Before coming to the United States, she worked in private practice in India, and as an attending physician at the Secteur Sanitair in Skikda, Algeria. For more about Dr. Paka and her practice, visit her Web site at

Dr. Paka’s Insurance Providers

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Academic Health Plan (Yeshiva Students)
Aetna NYC Community Plan
Aetna Medicare PPO
Atlantis HMO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield EPO
Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HMO
Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield Indemnity
Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield PPO
Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield POS
GHI CBP Flex Select
GHI CBP Network Access
GHI Premier PPO
Great West (Formerly One Healthplan)
HealthNet (Physicians Health Service)
Healthy New York HMO (By Empire)
Horizon BCBS of New Jersey PPO Only
Local 1199
Local 825
Medicare Rail-Road
Oxford Freedom
Oxford Liberty
Oxford Secure Horizons
PHCS (Private Healthcare Systems)
United Healthcare Evercare Plan
United Healthcare Empire Plan
United Healthcare PPO (Premium Plan)
United Healthcare Select HMO
Unicare PPO

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