Alexis Virginia Nees, M.D.
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Alexis Virginia Nees, M.D.


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Alexis Virginia Nees, MD, is a radiologist specializing in Women’s Imaging. She is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology at Weill Cornell Medicineand an Assistant Attending Radiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-WeillCornell Campus.      

Dr. Nees graduated from the University of Kentucky where she earned her B.S. in 1989. She earned her M.D. at New York Medical College in Valhalla, NewYork in 1994.      

After an internship in the department of General Surgery, Dr. Nees completed her Fellowship training in Women’s Imaging at the University of Vermont-Fletcher Allen Health Care Burlington, Vermont. She achieved Board Certification in Diagnostic Radiology from the American Board of Radiology in 2001. After subsequent years in clinical practice, Dr. Nees joined the faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine in September 2020 as an Assistant Attending of Radiology.      

Majority of her research interests are in breast cancer and women’s imaging. She has also been actively involved in the education of medical students, residents, and fellows.   


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Dr. Nees is a member of the following professional societies:
   • Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
   • American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS)
   • American College of Radiology (ACR)
   • Society of Breast Imaging (SBI)
   • Association of University Radiologists (AUR)
   • American Medical Association (AMA)
   • National Medical Association (NMA)
   • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Associate Attending Radiologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., New York Medical College, 1994
  • B.S., University of Kentucky, 1989


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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No External Relationships Reported