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Novetsky, Akiva P., MD

Novetsky, Akiva P., MD
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Certification: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology,

Akiva Novetsky, MD is a board-certified gynecologic oncologist who specializes in the care of patients with gynecologic malignancies (uterine, ovarian and cervical cancers). He manages all aspects of these patients' care including diagnosis, surgery (focusing on minimally invasive surgical procedures) and chemotherapy.

Dr. Novetsky's research focuses on improving the diagnosis and care of patients with cervical cancers and pre-cancers. He is a co-investigator on a NIH moonshot grant to develop new technologies to identify cervical pre-cancers with a focus on developing affordable care for lower middle-income countries. He is passionate about the prevention of cervical cancer and serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology. He is currently serving as a co-chair of the American Cancer Society National Roundtable on Cervical Cancer Steering Committee.

He has been an invited speaker throughout the United States and internationally. His expertise has been widely recognized and he serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, multiple committees for the American Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Society for Gynecologic Oncology.

At Westchester Medical Center, Dr. Novetsky serves as the Medical Director of Quality and Safety for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is focused on ensuring that all patients receive the highest quality care.

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Medical Education: Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY
Residency: New York University , New York , NY - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fellowship: Barnes Jewish Hospital- Washington University, St Louis, MO - Gynecologic Oncology


  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
Special Clinical Interest:
  • Uterine, ovarian, cervical vaginal and vulvar cancers
  • Quality and performance improvement
  • Research to advance the field of oncology
  • Resident and medical student education


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Phone: 914.493.2181
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