Our clients who enroll in the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP) know that they need to be on medicaid in order to qualify for the program.


In order to help you make a more informed decision regarding your health, we put together this guide of the 10 Best OBGYNs in NYC Who Accept Medicaid.


(Below is a list of doctors with different specialties who accept Medicaid)


A closer look at OBGYNs


An OB/GYN, otherwise known as an obstetrician-gynecologist, is a medical doctor who specializes in all aspects of women’s healthcare. These medical professionals focus on treating issues with women’s reproductive health, problems and care during pregnancy, and also after childbirth.

Different OB/GYNs conduct their practice in different ways, and some may choose to have an integrated health practice that focuses on women’s health, but that provides general as well as specialized care rather than only care focused on reproductive health. Other practitioners focus exclusively on offering treatment of reproductive organ issues and pregnancy/childbirth-related concerns. Obstetricians focus on pregnancy and childbirth, while gynecologists are more concerned with general women’s reproductive health; the combination of the two is an OB/GYN.


OB/GYNs not only treat any problems that may arise in the female reproductive system, but many also offer preventative care and testing. Some of the most common disorders and issues that are treated by OB/GYNs include:


●       Vaginal/urinary tract infections

●       Contraception counseling

●       Prenatal care for mothers-to-be

●       Menopause transition

●       Pap smears

●       STD and HPV testing, prevention, and treatment

●       Uterine fibroids

●       Ovarian cysts

●       Uterine and ovarian cancers

●       Infertility treatment

●       Sexual dysfunctions

●       Endometriosis

●       Menstruation problems


Below are the 10 best OB/GYNs in New York City who accept Medicaid. The ratings are based off of Google’s reviews.

NYC OBGYNs Who Accept Medicaid

1. Naida Dzanic-Cemalovic, MD (4.4 Stars)

Dr. Naida Dzanic-Cemalovic is a board certified OB/GYN who specializes not only in women’s health, but also in aesthetics. Her clinic, ASNA Wellness Medical, offers medical spa services for women’s aesthetic needs as well as all kinds of obstetric and gynecological services. Dr. Dzanic-Cemalovic also practices gynecology and obstetrics at the Mount Sinai Hospital in Queens. In reviews, her patients comment on her friendliness and excellent listening and explanation skills; they noted that both Dr. Naida and the staff at the ASNA Wellness Medical clinic were very kind, attentive, and understanding on all levels.


Dr. Dzanic-Cemalovic studied at the Zagreb University School of Medicine in Croatia where she earned her medical degree, a Master of Science in Pharmacology, and her PhD in gynecologic oncology. Afterwards, she attended the Medical University Clinic of Vienna in Austria where she spent time on her PhD thesis, and then studied at the University of Hull in the U.K. to receive her Master of Science in Psychology. In the United States, Dr. Dzanic-Cemalovic completed a postgraduate obstetrics and gynecology internship at the North Shore University Hospital in Long Island, New York as well as a residency at the Mount Sinai Queens Hospital Center. She has been practicing as an OB/GYN for 36+ years.


Dr. Dzanic-Cemalovic’s medical practice includes treatments of all kinds of women’s health, wellness, and aesthetic issues. The ASNA Wellness Medical website lists the following gynecological issues as commonly treated ailments at the clinic:


●       Ovarian cysts

●       HPV and STD testing and prevention

●       Heavy periods and/or intense cramping

●       Abnormal pap smears

●       Incontinence

●       Menopause

●       Birth control

●       Breast exams (and other related concerns)

●       Analysis of abnormal pap smears

●       Uterine fibroids

●       Vulvodynia

●       Vaginal infections/discharges

●       IUD management

●       Infertility treatment

●       Pelvic pain

●       Sexual dysfunction

●       Painful intercourse

●       Frequent periods

●       And more…


Dr. Naida-Cemalovic speaks English, Spanish, and Serbo-Croatian and can provide care to patients who speak any of these languages. She is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and by the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine


ASNA Wellness Medical OB/GYN P.C.

30-16 30th Dr., 5th Floor

Astoria, NY 11102

(718) 545-0003

2. Voravut Ord Sarabanchong, MD (5 Stars)


Dr. Voravut O. Sarabanchong is a gynecologist with over 16 years of professional experience working in the field of obstetrics and gynecology. He is the current Chief of Gynecology at Mount Sinai Queens, and he is also an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He has an impressive educational background from multiple colleges and universities, including a:


●       Medical degree from Cornell University Medical College

●       Masters of Public Health from Mount Sinai School of Medicine

●       OB/GYN residency at Pennsylvania Hospital

●       Secondary residency in preventive medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital


Dr. Sarabanchong has also previously practiced as a supervising physician in Tanzanian refugee camps, and has worked as an assistant professor at NYU Downtown Hospital and New York Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center in the OB/GYN department. His patients appreciate his comprehensive care and excellent bedside manner. Patients have observed that Dr. Sarabanchong was efficient about surgical procedures and emergency situations while still making sure to take the time to listen and answer to the needs, wants, and concerns of each patient. Many patients have been so pleased with this doctor’s care and attention to detail that they were willing to travel longer distances from outside New York City to visit his clinic(s).


Dr. Sarabanchong practices at the Mount Sinai Hospital in Jackson Heights and in Queens, and also has a practice as part of Family Health Associates. He handles a wide range of obstetrics and gynecological needs, including (but not limited to):


●       Ovarian cysts

●       Abnormal uterine bleeding

●       Colposcopy

●       Dysmenorrhea

●       Endometriosis

●       Vaginal discharge

●       STDs and STIs (prevention and management)

●       Hysterectomy

●       Laparoscopy

●       Menstrual irregularity

●       Pap tests

●       Uterine fibroids

●       Myomectomy

●       And more…


Mount Sinai Doctors Queens

25-20 30th Ave., 4th Floor

Long Island City, NY 11102

(718) 545-0948


3. Mark Vaynkhadler, MD, FACOG (4 Stars)

Dr. Mark Vaynkhadler is a native of New York who has been practicing as an OB/GYN for over ten years with 14 years working in private practice as the leader of the New Life OB/GYN clinic in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Vaynkhadler also practices OB/GYN surgical procedures at the Maimonides Medical Center. The doctor received his medical degree from Upstate University in Syracuse and Binghamton, and then shortly after he began his OB/GYN residency at St. Luke’s Hospital. He is a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist in the United States.


Dr. Vaynkhadler’s New Life Clinic in Brooklyn is located in an “unconventional” environment, according to some reviewers, but most agree that the service and care provided is very fair and equal among all the various communities and groups present in New York City. The doctor and the New Life staff make it their top priority to provide the highest quality care to every patient regardless of age, race, religion, or gender orientation. The New Life Clinic is built on respect for the patient. Dr. Vaykhadler is a humble, yet highly educated professional who is a part of a well developed network of medical professionals in New York and he ensures that every patient receives the care they need from a professional who best suits their situations and needs.


Dr. Vaykhadler specializes in a variety of OB/GYN procedures and situations. Some of the services offered by the New Life clinic include:


●       Minimally invasive gynecological surgery

●       Endometrial ablation

●       Birth control (permanent and temporary)

●       Prenatal care

●       Fertility treatment

●       Screening and diagnostic testing

●       Childbirth/delivery services

●       Management of high risk pregnancies


The doctor speaks English, Spanish, and Russian and serves a wide community of individuals in the Brooklyn area and beyond.


New Life OB/GYN

1502 East 14th St.

Brooklyn, NY 11203

(347) 541-6241

4. Anna M. Barbieri, MD, FACOG (4.6 Stars)

Dr. Anna Barbieri is a board certified gynecologist and integrative medicine practitioner who has been in private practice for between 11 and 20 years. She is a member of the team at OBGYN Westside in New York and practices both OB/GYN care as well as basic healthcare and checkups. She has a comprehensive perspective on women’s healthcare and offers her patients compassionate, understanding, and personal care.  Her patients often comment on the efficiency with which she offers care, and also on her patience and listening skills during the consultation part of the visit.


Dr. Barbieri studied at Colgate University to complete her undergraduate studies, then obtained her medical degree from the State University of New York Medical School in Syracuse. She did her residency in OB/GYN care at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. The doctor handles all kinds of obstetrics and gynecological issues, but she has a special interest in menstrual and hormonal problems and a specialization in helping women manage perimenopause and menopause. She is a certified menopause practitioner and a member of the North American Menopause Society. Some of the other OB/GYN issues that she works with include:


●       Pap smears

●       Fertility problems

●       Miscarriage management

●       Preconception planning

●       Adolescent gynecology

●       Irregular menstruation

●       Birth control (including IUD insertion)

●       Pelvic pain

●       Vaginal infections


Dr. Barbieri works with English, Italian, and Polish speaking patients. Her approach is comprehensive; she places emphasis on whole body care and encourages patients to develop a healthy, appropriate diet, exercise routine, and lifestyle. She works with bioidentical (and synthetic) hormones and non-hormonal methods when necessary.


OBGYN Westside, PLLC

620 9th Ave., 1st Floor, Suite 2

New York, NY 10024

(212) 580-3866

5. Susan S. Khalil, MD (5 Stars)

Dr. Susan Khalil is an OB/GYN in New York City who works with patients of all ages, from adolescence to menopause and beyond. She specializes in helping patients develop routines and habits that are healthy and productive and that support their gynecological health; the doctor uses a holistic, integrative approach in her care tactics. She currently practices at the Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Morningside, and Mount Sinai West. Her practice is committed to helping patients understand their bodies better and giving them the tools to practice good self care techniques.


Dr. Khalil studied for her medical degree at the Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine. After receiving her medical degree, she pursued an internship and residency at the Staten Island University Hospital. Dr. Khalil completed her fellowship training at Mount Sinai West and St. Luke’s Hospital that certified her to perform Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery. She has been in practice as an OB/GYN for approximately 10 years and is also currently an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.


Dr. Khalil’s patients are pleased with her fast yet attentive examinations and consultations and they greatly appreciate her high knowledge level and friendly demeanor. There are many obstetric and gynecological problems and concerns that Dr. Khalil treats in her OB/GYN practice but listed below are just a few of the many health issues that she works with:


●       Endometriosis

●       Fibroids

●       Hysterectomy surgery

●       Irregular menstruation

●       Menopause transition

●       Uterine prolapse

●       Vaginal itching, bleeding, infections, and other abnormalities

●       HPV and STD testing, management, and treatment

●       Ovarian cysts

●       Pregnancy counseling and prenatal care


Dr. Khalil can be contacted at the following address and phone number:


5 East 98th St.,

New York, NY 10029

(212) 241-7952

6. Lana Selitsky, MD (4.2 Stars)

Dr. Lana Selitsky is an accomplished and highly educated OB/GYN in New York City. She completed her undergraduate studies at Stony Brook University and then went on to receive her medical degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. After receiving her medical degree, Dr. Selitsky completed her residency at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. She has over 11 years of experience as a licensed healthcare practitioner in New York.


Dr. Selitsky practices obstetrics and gynecology, but is also a part time family planner. Her practice specializes in helping women get the help and resources they need to be able to take care of their gynecological health at all stages of life, including during pregnancy and after childbirth. Some of the procedures that Dr. Selitsky often performs and the issues she works with include:


●       Artificial insemination/intra-uterine

●       Birth control and contraception

●       IUD removal

●       IVF and reproductive endocrinology

●       Gynecological biopsy

●       Postpartum depression

●       Prenatal and pregnancy care (including ultrasound services)

●       Endometriosis

●       Post-menopausal bleeding

●       Ovarian cancer screening

●       Vaginal discharge/infection

●       And more


Dr. Selitsky is fluent in Russian and English, so she can treat patients who come from a variety of backgrounds. She holds many honors and certifications in the medical world, including a Medical Student Teaching Award from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, the Blumenthal Senior Research Award, and the title of Administrative Chief Resident at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. In 2014 she was awarded the Young Super Doctors Award. Dr. Selitsky also co-authored the medical article titled “What Factors Influence Women’s Contraceptive Decisions?” and was a speaker at the 8th European Congress of Menopause in London as part of an ACOG District II Meeting. She also presented at the Reproductive Health Conference of 2010.


Dr. Selitsky practices at the Mount Sinai hospitals and can be found at the following address and phone number.


20 East 46th St., #403

New York, NY 10017

(212) 879-4742

7. Raufa Faroqui, MD (3.3 Stars)

Dr. Raufa Faroqui provides quality OB/GYN care to the women of New York from her office in the heart of New York City. With many years of working in the fields of obstetrics and gynecology, she has not only a great deal of knowledge, but also experience in helping women overcome all kinds of gynecological issues. Her patient have noted how patient and attentive she is and how she takes the time to ensure that her patients leave the office more educated and prepared than they were when they first came in.


Dr. Faroqui holds both a Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery from the Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences in India, and received her medical degree from the Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey, USA. She is a member of the American Medical Association and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The doctor regularly attends local meetings and conferences regarding OB/GYN topics in order to keep her already extensive knowledge base growing and up-to-date with modern developments.


Though Dr. Faroqui does not specifically offer care to women who are in childbirth, her practice treats women for all different kinds of gynecological ailments and issues, including:


●       Pap smears

●       Gynecological examinations

●       Contraception assistance

●       Ultrasounds

●       Colposcopy procedure

●       Incontinence

●       Fibroids

●       Pelvic inflammatory disease

●       Urination problems

●       Heavy menstrual bleeding

●       Prenatal care

●       Treatment of STDs and STIs

●       Vaginal infections

●       And more…


Dr. Faroqui can communicate with patients not only using English, but also in Urdu, Gujarati, or Hindi, if necessary. She is dedicated to serving women of all ages, races, and stages in life to help them take care of their health. Dr. Faroqui can be contacted at the following address and phone number:


59 East 54th St., #63

New York, NY 10022

(212) 888-1870


8. Stanislaw Niznikiewicz, MD, FACOG (3.8 Stars)


Dr. Stanislaw Niznikiewicz is a New York gynecologist with over 40 years of professional experience as a board certified member of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is one of the most experienced gynecologists in New York City and is well known among his patients for his friendly and considerate nature as well as for his careful and thorough treatments, examinations, and consultations. Patients repeatedly mentioned their appreciation for the doctor’s patience and lighthearted personality. He offers his services as a part of the Medicaid network and accepts Medicaid insurance (among other types of insurance as well).


Dr. Niznikiewicz was educated at the Medical University (Akademia Medyczna) in Gdansk, Poland, where he received his medical degree. Dr. Niznikiewicz is a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and has published 16+ articles on obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Niznikiewicz completed three residencies after receiving his degree, including a residency at the Gdansk Railway Hospital in 1971, one at the Medical Academy in Gdansk in 1978, and finally, a residency in OB/GYN care at the Bronx Lebanon Hospital in 1987.


Dr. Niznikiewicz performs many different gynecological procedures and assists and treats different issues and concerns in the OB/GYN field. Some of the treatments/procedures this doctor performs include:


●       D&C Dilation and Curettage

●       Perimenopause and menopause transition

●       Menstrual disorders (including dysmenorrhea)

●        Candidiasis

●       HPV and STD testing, treatment, and management

●       Pelvic inflammatory disease

●       Management of pregnancy/childbirth complications

●       Ovarian dysfunctions

●       Uterine Leiomyoma

●       Hemorrhoids

●       And more…


The doctor can provide care in English, Polish, Russian, or Spanish depending on the needs of the patient. He can be contacted at the following address and phone number.


146 Norman Ave.

Brooklyn, NY 11222

(914) 265-1862

9. Irina Mikheyeva, DO (3.7 Stars)

Dr. Irina Mikheyeva is an OB/GYN and osteopathic medicine doctor with 28+ years of experience in her field. She works with a diverse group of women in New York because she speaks and can conduct consultations in English, Russian, and Ukrainian. Her clinic, VITAL OB/GYN, accepts Medicaid insurance coverage for all kinds of gynecological and obstetrics issues and concerns. Some of the areas in which Dr. Mikheyeva and her staff have experience working with include:


●       Irregular/abnormal menstruation

●       Birth control

●       IUD placement and removal

●       Prolapse of the pelvic organs

●       STD and HPV testing, treatment, and management

●       Hormone replacement therapy

●       Fibroids

●       Nexplanon insertion and removal

●       Medical abortion with pills

●       Breast and ovarian cancer testing

●       Sexual dysfunctions


Dr. Mikheyeva studied for her medical degree at the Kharkov State Medical University in Ukraine, and then subsequently obtained her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. She did her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the Maimonides Medical Center and also spent some time at the Long Island Medical Center. She is certified Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Basic Life Support and is a member of both the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Osteopathic Association. Her practice in Brooklyn is dedicated to helping women at all stages of life, with a special emphasis on supporting pregnant women and women who have recently given birth.


Dr. Mikheyeva’s clinic is located at the address listed below:



2148 Ocean Ave., #402

Brooklyn, NY 11229

(718) 975-7533

10. Hyeeun Kwon, MD, FACOG (4.8 Stars)

Dr. Hyeeun Kwon has been practicing obstetrics and gynecology for 17 years and has a strong educational background from multiple prestigious institutions. She received her medical degree from the Seoul National University College of Medicine and completed her residency in OB/GYN care at Danbury Hospital. Later she became a Postdoctoral Associate at the Yale School of Medicine in Reproductive Endocrinology and attended training in Urogynecology at NYU Hospital. She is currently a clinical assistant professor in obstetrics and gynecology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.


Dr. Kwon has a particular interest in pelvic floor dysfunction, bladder issues, postmenopausal transition, and minimally invasive surgical methods. However, her clinic, Integrative Gynecology of New York, treats a wide range of problems and situations, including (but not limited to):


●       Menstrual problems

●       Polycystic ovarian syndrome

●       Uterine fibroids

●       Overactive bladder

●       Pap smear

●       Endometriosis

●       Abnormal uterine bleeding

●       Ultrasound (for pregnant women and for management of other issues)

●       Contraception (IUD implant and removal)


Dr. Kwon’s practice in Rye Brook is focused on giving women a safe, comfortable environment in which to discuss their gynecological issues with a knowledgeable, friendly practitioner. The staff and care providers at Integrative Gynecology of New York are all highly attentive to the needs of every patient, and many reviewers comment on how relaxed they feel coming into the office! Patients can expect to receive high quality care regardless of their age or stage in life.


Dr. Kwon can be reached at the following address and phone number:


Integrative Gynecology of New York

14 Rye Ridge Plaza, Suite 234

Rye Brook, NY 10573

(914) 305-3827