1. Mervat Nassef, MD

    • Department of Pediatrics
      Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
    CUMC crown logoMervat Nassef, MD
    is accepting new patients.
    Call (212) 305-2300 for appointments.

    Provider Information

    Board Certifications

    • Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
    • Pediatrics
    • Allergy and Immunology

    Clinical Expertise

    • Atopic Dermatitis
    • Hives
    • Eczema
    • Asthma
    • Urticaria
    • Disorder of Nasal Sinus
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Chronic Cough
    • Food Allergy

    Hospital Affiliations

    • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
    • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

    Primary Location

    • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

      3959 Broadway
      Suite: BHN 107
      New York, NY 10032
      (212) 305-2300
      For new and current patient appointments, call:
      (212) 305-2300
      (212) 305-4538

    Insurance Programs

    Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.
    • Aetna [HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
    • Affinity [Essential (Exchange), Medicaid, Medicare]
    • CIGNA [Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
    • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
    • GHI [EPO, HMO, PPO]
    • Health First [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
    • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [ConnectiCare, EPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
    • Health Plus - Amerigroup [Medicaid]
    • Local 1199
    • MagnaCare
    • Medicaid [NJ, NY]
    • Medicare [Medicare]
    • Multiplan
    • Oscar (Exchange)
    • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]
    • POMCO
    • UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO, The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)]
    • VNSNY CHOICE [Select Health]

    Biographical Detail

    Academic Appointments

    • Associate Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

    Education And Training

      Education & Training

    • New York University School of Medicine
    • Internship: New York University Medical Center
    • Residency: New York University Medical Center
    • Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY



    Languages Spoken

    • Arabic

    Committee/societies Council Memberships

    Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

    Fellow of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

    2015-2017: Chairperson of the Clinical Programs/Patient Safety and Quality Committee, ACAAI
    2015-2017: Chairperson of the Population Health Committee, ACAAI
    2015-2017: Member of the ACAAI Science Council

    2012-2015: Chairperson of the Women’s Health Committee, ACAAI

    1996-present: Member of the Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Society of Greater New York

    1/2014-present: Member of the Allergy and Immunology Fellowship Program Evaluation Committee, Columbia University Medical Center

    Community Service

    Free asthma screenings for the Staten Island and surrounding communities

    Community Education:

    4/2015: Guest speaker at Morgan Stanley
    -gave a presentation on “the ABCs of Asthma”

    2/2012: Guest speaker at the Staten Island Mothers of Multiples Club
    -gave an interactive talk on allergic diseases

    7/2006: Panelist at the State of New York Department of Health training in cultural competency
    -gave a presentation on cultural competency with regard to the Muslim community to DOH employees

    Teaching And Training

    Direct Teaching/Supervising Experiences/Educational Administration:

    11/2014: Children’s Hospital of New York, Pediatric resident senior conference
    -Lectured on Allergic Rhinitis: Evaluation and Management

    1/2014-present: member of the Allergy/Immunology Program Evaluation Committee, fellowship program, Columbia University, New York, NY

    9/2006-present:  Director of Education, Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Columbia University, New York, NY
    -Developed curriculum for resident and medical student elective in allergy and immunology

    1997-present: Allergy and Immunology lecture series, pediatric residency program, Richmond University Hospital, Staten Island
    -Developed the curriculum in topics in allergy, asthma and immunology
    -Bi-monthly lectures given

  2. publications

    For a complete list of publications, please visit PubMed.gov