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Shaun A. Steigman, MD

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Shaun A. Steigman, MD
Shaun A. Steigman, MD

Shaun A. Steigman, MD is Assistant Professor of Surgery in the division of Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Trauma at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Assistant Attending Surgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Board-certified in both pediatric surgery and general surgery, he enjoys a wide range of clinical interests and expertise, including neonatal surgery, gastrointestinal pediatric surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, thoracic surgery, pediatric surgical oncology, pediatric trauma, prenatal counseling of congenital surgical disorders, repair of tracheoesophageal fistula and/or esophageal atresia, and complex anorectal malformations. He specializes in the advanced minimally-invasive techniques so valuable for our young patients. Dr. Steigman received his undergraduate degree at Harvard University in 2000, graduating magna cum laude. He earned his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine in 2004. His general surgery internship and residency training were completed at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School in 2011. He served there for two years as Administrative Resident, and he was also recognized with the Isaac O. Mehrez Award for Surgical Excellence. During residency in Boston, he spent an additional two years completing a research fellowship in pediatric surgery at Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School. His investigative focus was on fetal surgery and tissue engineering, for which he received multiple accolades, most notably the Jens G. Rosenkranz Resident Research Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Surgery. Dr. Steigman went on to complete a fellowship in pediatric surgery at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Brown University, in 2013.

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
Primary Specialty
Pediatric Surgery (Board Certified)
Board Certification
General Surgery
Education And Training
2004 New York University School of Medicine
Internship: 2007 Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency: 2011 Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship: 2008 Children's Hospital Boston
Fellowship: 2013 Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University
Clinical Expertise
Prenatal Consultation
Pediatric Surgery
Perioperative consultations
Pediatric Chest Surgery
Esophageal Atresia
Gastrointestinal Surgery
Hirschsprung's Disease
Congenital Surgery
Thyroid Surgery
Neonatal Surgery
Pediatric Laparoscopic Surgery
Pediatric Head & Neck Surgery
Neonatal Thoracic Surgery
Congenital Anorectal Malformation
Pediatric Thoracic Surgery
Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surg.
Abnormal Prenatal Diagnosis
Pediatric Surgical Oncology
Pediatric Minimal Access Surgery
Pediatric Inflammatory BowelDisease
Tracheoesophageal Fistula (TEF)
Endocrine Surgery
Chest Surgery
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]
Emblem Select Care
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), Pathway (Exchange), PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced]
Fidelis Care
Health First
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
Health Plus - Amerigroup [MCD]
Medicare [Medicare]
Oscar (Exchange)
Oxford Health Plans [Liberty, Medicare Advantage]
Rockefeller University - CoreSource
United Empire
UnitedHealthcare [Community Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicare]


This provider accepts new patients
Primary Office
520 East 70th Street
L 718
New York, NY 10021

Phone: (212) 746-5688
Fax: (212) 746-3884
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
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