Matthew D. Cantor, MD, FACOG

Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Matthew D. Cantor, MD, FACOG, is an obstetrician and gynecologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Hudson Valley and an assistant clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Columbia University Medical Center. He practices general obstetrics and gynecology with clinical interests in comprehensive prenatal care, family planning services, and minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. He specializes in operative hysteroscopy, colposcopy and cervical conization, and laparoscopy. He also cares for high-risk obstetric patients and supports vaginal birth after C-section. Dr. Cantor earned his bachelor and master of science in physical therapy from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, and graduated from the Medical School for International Health at Ben-Gurion University in Be’er Sheva, Israel. He completed his internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Hahnemann University Hospital at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he was named chief resident of education. During his residency, Dr. Cantor was recognized for his research in HIV, winning the Seymour Stein Memorial OB/GYN Resident Research Award and earning the Birthing Ball Award given to the resident who best incorporates midwifery principles into practice. Dr. Cantor joins NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Hudson Valley from New York Medical College, where he served as an assistant clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology. He previously served as an assistant clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Columbia University and NewYork-Presbyterian at The Allen Hospital from 2013 to 2015. Dr. Cantor is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists. He is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Pap Smear
  • Abnormal Uterine/Vaginal bleeding
  • Amenorrhea
  • Birth Control
  • Colposcopy
  • Contraception
  • Contraceptive Care
  • Family Planning
  • General Gynecology
  • Gynecologic Exams
  • Gynecologic Hormonal Disorders
  • Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD)
  • Irregular Periods/Menstrual Cycles
  • Obstetrics
  • Pap Smear
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Care
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Prenatal Care
  • Routine Gynecologic Care
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Urgent Appointment
  • UTI (Urinary Tract Infection)
  • Women's Health

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital


  • Male

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Insurance Accepted

1199 National Benefit Fund

  • 1199 National Benefit Fund


  • Aetna

Affinity Health Plan

  • Affinity

Amida Care

  • Amida Care

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield


  • Cigna


  • Connecticare


  • Elderplan

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

Fidelis Care

  • Fidelis Care


  • Healthfirst


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care




  • Unicare


  • UnitedHealthcare




  • WellCare

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, 2009 Ben-Gurion University (Israel)
  • Internship: Hahnemann University Hospital
  • Residency: Hahnemann University Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Honors & Awards

Seymour Stein Resident Research Award, 2009

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