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Mary E. D'Alton, MD

  • Willard C. Rappleye Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Director of Services, Sloane Hospital for Women
  • Attending Physician, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 326-8951

Mary E. D'Alton, MD

Dr. D'Alton specializes in high-risk Maternal Fetal Medicine, performing prenatal diagnostic procedures and managing maternal health complications. She has implemented a multidisciplinary approach to treat highest risk pregnancies and to diagnose and treat fetal complications. She was instrumental in setting up Columbia University Medical Center’s Carmen and John Thain Center for Prenatal Pediatrics, a regional coordinated care center to treat fetal complications, which opened in 2010. Dr. D’Alton has promoted quality monitoring and training in new technologies to support clinical applications.

Her work to advance research, policy development and clinical practice has won national recognition. In 2013, Dr. D’Alton was elected as a member to the National Academy of Medicine (formally the Institute of Medicine). Honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006 by the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, she has served as its president and has held key positions in several professional organizations, including the American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society (AGOS) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).

Dr. D’Alton has written and contributed to more than 200 publications. She co-authored Fetology, awarded the 2001 Association of American Publishers Award for Best Textbook in Clinical Medicine. She is co-editor of Seminars in Perinatology and has served on the Editorial Board of ACOG’s Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. D'Alton's work to advance research, policy development and clinical practice has won national recognition. Honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006 by the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine (SMFM), Dr. D’Alton has served as its president and has held key positions in other professional organizations, including the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ (ACOG) Neonatal Encephalopathy and Cerebral Palsy Task Force and American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society. She has a long association with the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute of Child Health and Development, participating on review panels and committees, and conducting ongoing research.

Board Certifications

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Areas of Expertise

  • Obstetrics, High Risk
  • High-Risk Pregnancy
  • Amniocentesis
  • Multiple Gestations (Twins/Triplet)
  • Preterm Birth Prevention
  • Medical Complications In Pregnancy
  • Genetic Counseling

Education & Training

  • National University of Ireland, Faculty of Medicine (Ireland)
  • Internship: University College, Galway (Ireland)
  • Residency: Ottawa General Hospital
  • Fellowship: Tufts University Hospital
  • Fellowship: Yale New Haven Hospital

Locations

  • ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

    51 West 51st Street
    Room: 320
    New York, NY 10019
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 326-8951
    Fax:
    (212) 305-5610

Centers / Institutes / Programs

Practices and Centers

  • ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

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 [Access (Exchange), 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]
  • Medicare [Traditional Medicare (NY)]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]
  • POMCO [POMCO]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]