Alec J. Megibow, MD

  • Specialties: Abdominal Imaging, Radiology
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-263-5230


  • Professor, Department of Radiology
  • Professor, Department of Surgery
  • Dir FPO Outpatient Imaging Services
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Radiology - Diagnostic Radiology, 1978
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, NYU Medical Center, Abdominal Radiology, 1978
  • Residency, NYU Medical Center, Diagnostic Radiology, 1977
  • MD from Suny - Upstate, 1974

Locations and Appointments

80 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Affinity
  • Affinity Exchange- Essential
  • Agewell
  • American Imaging Network
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • ElderPlan
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus Essential
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • Fidelis Child Health
  • Fidelis Essential
  • Fidelis Exchange
  • Fidelis Family Health
  • Fidelis Medicaid
  • Fidelis Medicare
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Essential
  • HIP Family Health
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Healthfirst
  • Healthfirst Essential
  • Hotel Trades
  • Humana Medicare
  • Independent Care System New York
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Child Health
  • MetroPlus Essential
  • MetroPlus Exchange Plans
  • MetroPlus Family Health
  • MetroPlus Medicaid
  • MetroPlus Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NY Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Queens Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UPN Elite
  • US Department of Labor
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare Core and Charter
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • Village Caremax
  • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) Medicare
  • WellCare Child Health
  • WellCare Family Health
  • WellCare Medicaid
  • WellCare Medicare
  • Workers Comp
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.
NYU Radiology Associates

530 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10016


Phone: 212-263-5230

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My Research

Current CT technology allows radiologists to interact with imaging data in creative ways which facilitate diagnosis, improve therapeutic decisions, and efficiently communicate findings. This is accomplished through the adaptation of 3-D reading. Development of platforms facilitating the transition is Dr. Megibow''s major research interest. Imaging of the pancreas is the clinical test site for these innovations. Currently, he is investigating non-invasive pancreatico-biliary 3-D CT ductography. They have developed a new oral contrast agent which has specific utility for multidetector-row CT scanning. Use of this contrast optimizes 3-D imaging. The second volume of a four volume text written in conjunction with pancreatic radiologists in Verona Italy is in preparation. Dr. Megibow participates with other members of his section in evaluation of Computer Assisted Diagnosis in CT colonography. They have launched multiple studies evaluating 3-D image compression techniques.


  • Rethinking Normal: Benefits and Risks of Not Reporting Harmless Incidental Findings

    Pandharipande, Pari V; Herts, Brian R; Gore, Richard M; Mayo-Smith, William W; Harvey, H Benjamin; Megibow, Alec J; Berland, Lincoln L
    Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR. 2016 May 5. 13 (7): 764-767

  • Conservative non-surgical management of high risk IPMNs: A retrospective chart review [Meeting Abstract]

    Ali, R; Mone, A; Ream, J; Megibow, A; Pochapin, M; Gross, S A
    American journal of gastroenterology. 2015 October 2015. 110: S38-S38

  • Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma radiology reporting template: consensus statement of the society of abdominal radiology and the american pancreatic association

    Al-Hawary, Mahmoud M; Francis, Isaac R; Chari, Suresh T; Fishman, Elliot K; Hough, David M; Lu, David S; Macari, Michael; Megibow, Alec J; Miller, Frank H; Mortele, Koenraad J; Merchant, Nipun B; Minter, Rebecca M; Tamm, Eric P; Sahani, Dushyant V; Simeone, Diane M
    Gastroenterology. 2014 Jan . 146 (1): 291-304.e1

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