Peter Connolly, M.D.
Vascular Surgery
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Peter Connolly, M.D.

Vascular Surgery

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English


Personal Statement

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Peter Connolly, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Assistant Attending Surgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Dr. Connolly's clinical expertise is in endovascular and surgical therapies for treatment and management of the full spectrum of peripheral vascular disease. He specializes in advanced minimally-invasive vascular and endovascular procedures.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Vascular Surgery


  • Carotid Artery Surgery
  • Intestinal Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Intestinal Artery Angioplasty
  • Aneurysm of Splenic Artery
  • Leg Bypass Surgery
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Fistulas For Dialysis
  • Minimally Invasive Arterial Bypass
  • Arterial Insufficiency
  • Transcatherter Embolization
  • AVM (Arteriovenous Malformation)
  • Aneurysm
  • Angioplasty, Percutaneous Transluminal
  • Diabetic Wound Care
  • Balloon Angioplasty of Artery
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Complications of Diabetes
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Renovascular Disease
  • Minimally Invasive Arterial Reconstruction
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Abdominal and Thoracoabdominal Aneurysms
  • Abdominal Aneurysm
  • Endograft Aneurysm Repair
  • Intestinal Artery Stent
  • Endovenous Laser Ablation
  • Sclerotherapy, Varicose Vein
  • Aortic Disease
  • Vascular Access Surgery
  • Poor Leg Circulation
  • Interventional Vascular
  • Popliteal Aneurysm Repair
  • RFA (Radiofrequency Ablation) of Varicose Vein of Leg
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetic Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Arterial Stents
  • Carotid Artery Stenting
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Disease
  • Claudication In Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Disease, Peripheral
  • Varicose Veins
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease With Claudication
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Minimally Invasive Vascular Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery


Dr. Connolly received his B.A. in Environmental Studies with a focus on Conservation Biology in May, 1997 from Middlebury College, Vermont, and his M.D. from the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine with Distinction in Research in May, 2004. He completed an NIH-funded one-year Medical Student Research fellowship at the University of California, Irvine, from 2002-2003. He completed his internship at the University of California, San Francisco in 2005 and completed his general surgery residency at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center in 2009. He then completed a two-year ACGME accredited Fellowship in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Connolly is a member of the Society of Vascular Surgery and the Society of Clinical Vascular Surgery. He has authored numerous journal publications in his field of specialty, and has given many presentations at professional society meetings.


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

New York SuperDoctor: an Honor given to 5% of all New York physicians 


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery (Vascular Surgery)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Associate Attending Surgeon - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery (Vascular Surgery) - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, 2004
  • B.A., Middlebury College, 1997


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