Whitney Alexandra Booker, MD

Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Overview

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Whitney A. Booker, MD, MS is a double-board certified physician in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine, nationally recognized for providing care in prenatal fetal diagnosis and high-risk maternal medicine. She specializes in advanced ultrasound imaging, prenatal diagnostic genetic testing and treatment of women with rare medical conditions in pregnancy. In addition to her clinical care, Dr. Booker is a physician-scientists with multiple sources of University and NIH grant funding, with a research focus on cardiovascular disease and hypertension in pregnancy. Beyond her interest in hypertension, Dr. Booker also specializes in pregnancies of women conceived by IVF, advanced maternal age and various other rare maternal medical conditions. Additionally, she is trained in cerclage placement and takes care of pregnancies at risk for preterm birth.

Dr. Booker is a proud graduate of Columbia's Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS '05), where she received her undergraduate BS in Biomedical Engineering. She was a nationally recruited Division I athlete at Columbia, where she was recognized as an All-Ivy League lacrosse player. She attended medical school in Chicago at University of Illinois, where she was an active member and served in multiple leadership roles in the Student National Medical Association (SNMA), leading initiatives in supporting Black and Latino medical students and concurrently addressing the needs of underserved patients in the urban community. Dr. Booker went on to complete residency in New York City at Mt. Sinai Hospital, where she was selected for the Gold Humanism Society in recognition of her excellence in humanistic patient care, leadership, compassion, and dedication to teaching and service. Following residency, she returned to Columbia, where she completed a fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine in 2019. She as served as faculty at Columbia since 2019, where she as developed a busy clinical practice, providing consultation and prenatal care to women with high-risk pregnancies. Her national leadership experience, research, and rigorous clinical training has supported her passion and dedication to reducing ethnic and racial disparities in maternal health in the community.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Advanced Fetal Ultrasound
  • Cervical Insufficiency
  • Fetal Anomaly
  • Fetal Ultrasound
  • Heart Disease In Pregnancy
  • High Risk Obstetrics
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Medical Complications In Pregnancy
  • Perinatal Ultrasound
  • Pregnancy Complications
  • Prenatal Ultrasound
  • Preterm Birth Prevention
  • Transabdominal Cervical Cerclage (TAC)
  • Transvaginal Cervical Cerclage

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Female

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Location(s)

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Cigna

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

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

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

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • MVP Health Care-HMO/EPO (Westchester Only)
  • MVP Health Care-PPO (Westchester Only)

Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

TRICARE

  • TRICARE

UnitedHealthcare

  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford HMO
  • Oxford Liberty
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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

  • Residency: 2016 Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Columbia University / College of Dental Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • OBGYN - Maternal-Fetal Medicine