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John J. Savarese, MD

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John J. Savarese, MD
John J. Savarese, MD

Dr. Savarese, a native of New York, received his training in anesthesiology at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, where he also completed a fellowship in neuromuscular physiology and pharmacology under Richard Kitz and in the laboratories of several scientists at Burroughs Wellcome Co. Dr. Savarese is known for his research in the development, chemistry, metabolism, pharmacology, and clinical application of the benzylisoquinolinium class of relaxants.

Following a 17-year career at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Dr. Savarese moved to Cornell University Medical College (Weill Medical College of Cornell University) and The New York Hospital (New York-Presbyterian Hospital) in 1989, where he is Professor and Chairman.

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
Primary Specialty
Anesthesiology (Board Certified)
Education And Training
1965 State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine
Internship: 1966 St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center
Residency: 1969 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Clinical Expertise
Insurance Programs
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Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]
Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]
Affinity [Essential (Exchange)]
Affinity [HMO]
Emblem Select Care
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), Pathway (Exchange), PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced]
Fidelis Care
Health First
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid, Medicare]
Health Plus - Amerigroup [HMO, MCD]
Medicare [Medicare]
Oscar (Exchange)
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Advantage]
Rockefeller University - CoreSource
United Empire
UnitedHealthcare [Community Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicare]


Primary Office
525 East 68th Street
Anesthesiology Research, M 329
New York, NY 10065

Phone: (212) 746-4673
Fax: (212) 746-8563
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Secondary Office
525 East 68th Street
Anesthesiology, M 324
New York, NY 10065

Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
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