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Kwame Anyane-Yeboa, MD

  • Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC
  • Chief, Division of Clinical Genetics

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-6731

This provider sees pediatric patients

Kwame Anyane-Yeboa, MD

Dr. Yeboa has dedicated his career to the to the care of genetic patients, both children and adults, as well as pregnant women concerned with having an abnormal child. Graduated from the University of Ghana Medical school, Accra, Ghana, and completed his pediatric residency training at Harlem Hospital.Completed his fellowship training in Clinical Genetics at New York Presbyterian/ Columbia University Medical Center, department of pediatrics (Babies hospital at that time). Currently Professor of Pediatrics, and Director of the Division of Clinical Genetics. Formerly Director of Medical Genetics Fellowship Program at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Yeboa is board certified in both pediatrics and clinical genetics..

Dr. Yeboa's major expertise is in elucidating the underlying molecular basis for complex, and very often rare genetic disorders.These efforts have resulted in the identification of several previouly undescribed, or inadequtely described genetics syndromes.

Collaboration with Institute of Genomic Medicine (IGM) at Columbia University Medical Center for research on undiagnosed genetic diseases. Collaboration with the Department of Dermatology for Pediatric Vascular Disease research.

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Genetics and Genomics (MD)
  • Pediatrics

Areas of Expertise

  • Clinical Genetics
  • Abnormal Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Pediatric Vascular Anomalies
  • Neurocognitive Deficits
  • Adult Genetics
  • Audiological Evaluations
  • Autism and Pervasive Develop Disorder
  • Congenital Abnormalities
  • Connective Tissue Disease
  • Craniofacial Abnormalities
  • Eye Disease
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Genetic Epilepsies
  • Pediatric Genetics
  • Genetic Muscle Diseases
  • Genetic Skin Disease
  • Genetic Testing
  • Hematologic Abnormality
  • Hearing Loss
  • Neuromuscular Disorder
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Skeletal Dysplasias
  • Vascular Malformation

Education & Training

  • University of Ghana Medical School
  • Residency: Harlem Hospital Center
  • Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY

Locations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

    3959 Broadway
    New York, NY 10032
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-6731
    Fax:
    (212) 305-9058

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Insurance Programs

Please contact the provider's office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Affinity [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [HMO, 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 [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Contact Info

  • Office Phone: 212-305-6731

Patents

None

Teaching Responsibilities

Lectures in didactic lectures to Fellows in Genetics, Fellows in Molecular genetics, and Fellows in molecular cytogenetics at Columbia University Medical center ( 7 lectures/year).

Teaches students at the Sophie Davies School of Medicine fall lectures in genetics, (4 lectures/Year)

Teaches Medical Students, Pediatric Residents, Fellows in Maternal Fetal Medicine, Fellows in Molecular Genetics, and Cytogenetics during their rotations in the Division of Clinical genetics.

Committees / Societies / Memberships

Member, American society of Human Genetics

Member, American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics

Member, New York State Genetics Task Force (Past President)

Global Health Countries

  • Ghana

Global Health Activities

Teach genetics to Medical Students and Physicians at the University of Ghana Medical School each year during the Spring.

Honors & Awards

2004-DSc (Honorary)-University of Ghana

Castle Connolly's American Top Doctor-2002,2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007,2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Top Doctor New York Metro Area (Same Years)