Hemashi K. Perera, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Dr. Perera is an obstetrician/gynecologist providing prenatal care and a wide range of gynecological services. Educated at the University of Pennsylvania and the Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons, Dr. Perera received her training in OB/GYN at the Columbia University Medical Center. Her positive experiences during training led her to join the faculty at Columbia. Dr. Perera was drawn to obstetrics and gynecology as she enjoys providing thorough primary and preventative care to women of all ages and patient centered prenatal and obstetric care. She has a special interest in resident and medical student education and received the Arnold P. Gold Foundation’s Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award. She is proficient in Spanish.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Pap Smears
  • Abnormal Uterine and Vaginal Bleeding
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Birth Control
  • Contraceptive Care
  • Family Planning
  • Female Pelvic Pain
  • Gynecological Problems
  • Gynecologic Biopsy
  • Gynecologic Exams
  • Gynecologic Hormonal Disorders
  • Gynecologic Infection
  • Gynecology
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Insertions
  • Menopause
  • Obstetrical Care
  • Obstetrics
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear For Cervical Cancer Screening
  • Pre-Pregnancy Counseling
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Care
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Routine Gynecologic Care
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Uterine Fibroid
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Spanish


  • Female

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51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Insurance Accepted


  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health


  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty


  • Special Needs


  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, 2009 Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: 2013 NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical C

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology