Paula A. Randolph, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology
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I believe in taking the time to educate my patients and working as a partner to help each person develop and maintain good health.

Dr. Randolph is not accepting new patients at this time.

Paula A. Randolph, MD, FACOG, NCMP has dedicated her professional life to women’s healthcare and wellness. She has practiced Gynecology for over 30 years in private practice and at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University. Dr. Randolph graduated with honors from Harvard University and attended medical school at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. She completed residency in obstetrics and gynecology at NYP/CUIMC, where she is currently an Assistant Professor. Dr. Randolph is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, is a NAMS-certified menopause practitioner and received a Certificate of Achievement in Medical Nutrition from Columbia University.

Dr. Randolph believes in taking the time to educate her patients and working as a partner to help each person develop and maintain good health throughout their lifetimes. She has an interest in women’s reproductive aging & managing the symptomatic hormonal and physiologic changes of menopause. Other clinical interests include female sexual health; menstrual disorders including PCOS; contraceptive management including IUD and Nexplanon insertion; evaluation and treatment of vaginitis and benign gynecologic skin conditions; management of abnormal Pap tests, colposcopy and HPV vaccination; nutritional counseling.

Throughout her career, Dr. Randolph has received awards including NY Magazine’s “Best Doctors.” She has served on the Executive committees of several professional organizations and has served as President of the New York Gynecological Society. She is active as a mentor for high school, STEM and premedical students.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Pap Smear
  • Adolescent Gynecology
  • Colposcopy
  • Contraceptive Care
  • General Gynecology
  • Gynecologic Hormonal Disorders
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD)
  • Irregular Menstrual Cycle
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Routine Gynecologic Care
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • UTI (Urinary Tract Infection)
  • Women's Health

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Female

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51 West 51st Street
Floor 3, Suite 320
New York, NY 10019
5 Columbus Cir
Floor 12
New York, NY 10019

Insurance Accepted


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


  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • 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

Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management


  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford HMO
  • Oxford Liberty
  • POS
  • PPO

World Trade Center Health Plan

  • World Trade Center Health Plan

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

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Residency: 1987 NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical C

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Honors & Awards

  • Castle Connolly New York Magazine Best Doctors
  • Best Doctors Award
  • National Medical Fellowship Severinghaus Scholar
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