Meghna Nayak, MD

Specialties

Pediatric Primary Care

Languages

English, Hindi, Spanish

About Me

Dr. Meghna Nayak is a general pediatrician in the Division of Pediatrics at Maimonides Medical Center. Dr. Nayak completed her residency at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore. Dr. Nayak has been a general pediatrician at Maimonides Medical Center since 2012. She has largely spent most of her time seeing patients at the Newkirk Family Health Center. Her practice is focused primarily on routine well child care, parenting support and advice, common chronic illnesses of childhood as well as sick visits. More recently, Dr. Nayak has developed an interest in supporting breastfeeding mothers and infants and is a certified lactation counselor. Dr. Nayak is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Areas of Expertise

  • General Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Primary Care

Conditions Treated

  • Routine well care
  • General Pediatric conditions & illnesses
  • Newborn care
  • Ex-Premature (NICU discharge babies)
  • Breastfeeding difficulties
  • Obesity
  • Children with chronic medical conditions
  • Adolescent medicine
  • Mental health conditions

Treatments

  • Sore throat
  • Colds
  • Ear infections
  • Asthma
  • Obesity
  • Pneumonia
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Routine Vaccinations

Education

Medical Degree

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Internship

Childrens Hospital at Montefiore

Residency

Childrens Hospital at Montefiore

Board

Pediatrics

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Bright Health
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Plan (United Healthcare)
  • Fidelis
  • HealthFirst
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare

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