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James J. Gallagher, MD

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James J. Gallagher, MD
James J. Gallagher, MD

James Gallagher, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Assistant Attending Surgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. A board-certified surgeon, Dr. Gallagher has extensive experience in the treatment of burns, surgical critical care, and international surgery. His areas of special interest include surgical education, international surgical outreach, the burned hand, burn resuscitation, and surgical care of the burn wound. Dr. Gallagher received his B.S. Summa Cum Laude in Biochemistry from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1988 and his M.D. from SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, New York in 1992. He completed his internship and residency training in general surgery at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pennsylvania in June, 1997. After completing training in General Surgery, he became a clinical burn fellow at the William Randolph Hearst Burn Center at New York Hospital.

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
Primary Specialty
Surgical Critical Care (Board Certified)
Board Certification
General Surgery
Education And Training
1992 State University of New York Health Sciences Center
Residency: 1997 Robert Packer Hospital
Fellowship: 2004 Stony Brook University Medical Center
Fellowship: 2005 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Clinical Expertise
Burn Management
Critical Care Medicine
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Burn Care
Burn Surgery
Wound Care
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]
Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]
Affinity [Essential (Exchange)]
Affinity [HMO]
CIGNA [HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]
Emblem Select Care
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), Pathway (Exchange), PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced]
Health First [MCD]
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid, Medicare]
Health Plus - Amerigroup [HMO, MCD]
Health Republic - Freelancers (Exchange)
Medicaid [Medicaid]
Oscar (Exchange)
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare, Medicare Advantage]
Rockefeller University - CoreSource
United Empire
United Healthcare [Community Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicare]


This provider accepts new patients
Primary Office
525 East 68th Street
Starr 8
New York, NY 10065

Phone: (212) 746-7913
Fax: (212) 746-6995
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Secondary Office
525 East 68th Street
Starr 8
New York, NY 10065

Phone: (212) 746-7913
Fax: (212) 746-8991
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
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