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NYU Langone Provider

Erica Ferrara, MD

NYU Langone Provider
  • Specialty: Adult Hospital Medicine
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 516-663-8963
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My path to medicine began in the fifth grade when my class was assigned to read a biography about a person who had made a difference in society. Knowing my love for science, my teacher handed me a book about the first female physician, Elizabeth Blackwell. From that moment on, I knew what I wanted to do with my life.

After completing medical school, I realized I had a deep interest in all medical subspecialties. Internal medicine allows me to care for and treat a variety of patients with a wide range of conditions.

As an internist, I see patients who are 18 years and older for conditions such as pneumonia, gastrointestinal bleeding, blood clots, and congestive heart failure, among many others. My philosophy is to treat the whole person. I provide my patients with the same care and compassion that I would want for my own family.

My associates and I at are based at NYU Winthrop Hospital. Although we don’t have a private outpatient practice, we have relationships with many physicians who do see their patients in outpatient settings. These physician relationships allow us to maintain continuity of care between patients’ hospitalization, discharge, and follow-up care.

I am currently a medical unit director, which allows me to provide direct patient care and assist with complex cases and issues that require improved coordination of care in the hospital and upon discharge. Additionally, I am a member of the American College of Physicians.

  • Clinical Instructor, Department of Medicine at NYU Long Island School of Medicine
  • Medical Unit Director, Short Stay and Observational Unit, NYU Winthrop
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, 1997
Education and Training
  • MD from NY College Of Osteopathic Med, 2018
  • Residency, Winthrop University Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1997

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This provider accepts the following insurance plans.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Indemnity
    • Aetna Medicare
    • Aetna POS
    • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Agewell
    • Agewell
  • Centerlight
    • Centerlight
  • Cigna
    • Cigna EPO/POS
    • Cigna PPO
  • Emblem
    • Emblem Select Care Exchange
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus Essential
  • Fidelis
    • Fidelis Child Health
    • Fidelis Essential
    • Fidelis Exchange
    • Fidelis Medicaid
    • Fidelis Medicare
  • GHI
    • GHI CBP
    • GHI HMO
  • HIP
    • HIP Access I
    • HIP Access II
    • HIP Child Health
    • HIP Essential
    • HIP HMO
    • HIP Medicaid
    • HIP Medicare
    • HIP POS
  • Oxford
    • Oxford Freedom
    • Oxford Liberty
    • Oxford Medicare
  • PHP
    • PHP
  • Railroad Medicare
    • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
    • Tricare
  • UHC
    • UnitedHealthcare EPO
    • UnitedHealthcare HMO
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
    • UnitedHealthcare POS
    • UnitedHealthcare PPO
    • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • VNS
    • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) Medicare
  • WellCare
    • WellCare Medicare
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Locations and Appointments

NYU Langone General Internal Medicine (Hospitalists) - Mineola

259 1st Street
Mineola, NY 11501