Emeline Aviki, MD, MBA, FACOG
Assistant Attending Surgeon
Ovarian, Uterine (Endometrial), Cervical, Vulvar, and Vaginal Cancers; Gestational Trophoblastic Disease; Radical Cytoreductive Surgery; Minimally Invasive Surgery; Fertility Sparing Surgery; Prevention of Ovarian and Endometrial Cancer in High-Risk Women
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Dr. Aviki accepts the following list of insurance providers. Select your insurance provider to see more details.
Memorial Sloan Kettering is an in-network provider with Aetna HMO, POS, and PPO plans. Aetna does not include us in any of the plans you can purchase through the insurance exchanges or through Medicare. Please ask your insurance if you need a one-time referral. MSK has an agreement with the Aetna Transplant Program for all Aetna's commercial products.
Memorial Sloan Kettering is a designated Blue Distinction Center for bone marrow transplant and CAR-T.
We understand that there may be many complexities involved with insurance coverage purchased through the health exchange network of the Affordable Care Act. We’re here to help. If you have questions about how your care will be covered by an insurance provider, or need help navigating a change in coverage, please call us at 646-227-3378; if you are not a resident of New York, you can call us at 866-248-1274. Our team is here to listen to your concerns and assist you in any way we can. We want our care to be as accessible and affordable for as many people as possible.
Memorial Sloan Kettering is an in-network provider with CIGNA's HMO, POS, and PPO plans. CIGNA does not include us in any of the plans you can buy through the insurance exchanges.
- If you are a New York State resident: Please ask your insurance if you need a one-time referral.
- If you live outside of New York State: Please ask your insurance if you have in-network access to Memorial Sloan Kettering.
Memorial Sloan Kettering is an in-network provider with EmblemHealth’s PPO, EPO, POS, HMO plans. EmblemHealth includes GHI, HIP, Vytra, and ConnecticCare (in NYS Only). You must bring a referral from your Emblem primary care doctor to your first appointment. In-network participation exceptions include:
- Emblem’s HIP Commercial Millennium, Select Care and Enhanced Care Prime networks is not in-network with Memorial Sloan Kettering.
- Please call Emblem to confirm if your specific plan is in-network.
For information regarding Memorial Sloan Kettering’s participation with Emblem’s Medicare Advantage Plans, please refer to the Medicare & Medicaid page
Memorial Sloan Kettering is an in-network provider with Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield (Wellpoint) of New York Indemnity, HMO, EPO, PPO, POS and Medicare Advantage plans, with the following exceptions:
- Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield does not include us in any of the plans you can buy through the insurance exchanges.
- Please call Empire BCBS to confirm if your specific plan is in-network with Memorial Sloan Kettering.
Memorial Sloan Kettering is an in-network provider with HealthFirst’s commercial products; these commercial products are not purchased on the insurance exchanges.
Memorial Sloan Kettering is an in-network provider with HealthSmart’s Accel, HSPC, and HPO networks.
For our NJ locations, Memorial Sloan Kettering is an in-network provider with most Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey plans for individuals, families, and small businesses. Horizon members with Blue Card Access (there would be a suitcase logo on the front of the card) may have access to our NY locations. Please call Horizon to confirm if your plan is in-network in NY.
Memorial Sloan Kettering is a designated Center of Excellence by Humana.
Memorial Sloan Kettering is a designated Center of Excellence by Interlink Health Services.
Memorial Sloan Kettering is a designated Center of Excellence by Lifetrac.
Memorial Sloan Kettering is an in-network provider for all MagnaCare health plans except those products you can buy through the insurance exchanges.
For information about Medicare and Medicaid, please visit this page
Memorial Sloan Kettering is an in-network provider with some Multiplan/Beech Street/PHCS plans. Contact your insurance carrier to find out if your plan provides in-network access to Memorial Sloan Kettering.
Memorial Sloan Kettering is a designated Center of Excellence by Multiplan.
If you are covered by more than one insurance plan, you will want to determine your benefits from both plans. First, you need to determine which one is your primary insurance provider by contacting your employee benefits office or your insurance carriers. After you find out which is your primary insurance provider, you should then contact your insurance carrier to determine if you have access to Memorial Sloan Kettering.
Memorial Sloan Kettering is an in-network provider with some MVP plans. Contact your insurance carrier to find out if your plan provides in-network access to Memorial Sloan Kettering.
Memorial Sloan Kettering is an in-network provider for New York State employees who have enrolled in UnitedHealthcare's Cancer Resource Services. If you have the Empire Plan, you should call Cancer Resources Services at 866-936-6002 to verify and enroll in this coverage.
Memorial Sloan Kettering is in-network with Oscar’s Circle Plus Network, a part of its Small Group Broad line that is offered only to select small business groups. Oscar does not include Memorial Sloan Kettering as an in-network provider for any of its individual plans. Please confirm eligibility with your insurance carrier.
Most Blue Cross Blue Shield plans include Memorial Sloan Kettering as an in-network provider. Contact your insurance company to confirm if Memorial Sloan Kettering is in-network.
We have agreements with several insurance companies that may provide additional coverage for cancer patients. These benefit programs include:
- AXA Assistance USA
- Beech Street
- Integrated Health Plans
- National Health Administrators
- National Preferred Provider Network
- UnitedHealthcare's Cancer Resource Services
- United Resource Network
- Veterans Choice Program
Memorial Sloan Kettering is an in-network provider with Oxford’s Freedom and Liberty plans as well as the Metro Plan (which is only offered to small business groups and no longer offered as individual plans). Please confirm with your insurance if you need a one-time referral. Note: Oxford’s Medicare Managed Care plan — Secure Horizon — does not include Memorial Sloan Kettering as an in-network provider. Oxford does not include us in any of the plans you can buy through the insurance exchanges.
Memorial Sloan Kettering is an in-network provider with the World Trade Center Health Program.
Memorial Sloan Kettering is an in-network provider with QualCare's PPO and HMO/POS network.
Memorial Sloan Kettering is a designated Center of Excellence by Specialty Care Management.
Hospital and physician services may be covered by TRICARE. Please call your TRICARE plan to confirm coverage at Memorial Sloan Kettering.
Memorial Sloan Kettering is an in-network provider with UnitedHealthCare's HMO, POS, and PPO plans. Please confirm with your insurance if a one-time referral is needed.
UnitedHealthCare's Medicare Managed Care plan does not include Memorial Sloan Kettering as an in-network provider.
United does not include us in any of the plans you can buy through the insurance exchanges.
Memorial Sloan Kettering is a designated Center of Excellence by UnitedHealthcare.
Contact and Location
Memorial Sloan Kettering has locations throughout New York City, Long Island, New Jersey, and Westchester. These locations offer many services, including screening, chemotherapy, and medical testing.
MD, Duke University School of Medicine; MBA, Certificate in Health Sector Management, The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Obstetrics and Gynecology – Harvard Combined Residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital
Gynecologic Oncology - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Obstetrics and Gynecology
I am a gynecologic oncologist who specializes in performing surgery to treat gynecologic cancers. These include ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer, cervical cancer, and vulvar cancer. I have a special focus on fertility sparing procedures that aim to help women with gynecologic cancers maintain their ability to start or grow their families. In addition to fertility preservation techniques, I have expertise in performing radical cytoreductive surgery for advanced ovarian cancer. With this approach, we aim to remove as much of the cancer as possible in order to improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy after surgery. I also have a special interest in risk-reduction surgery for women who are at high risk for developing gynecologic cancers.
I have been interested in gynecologic oncology since my second year of medical school. After I observed a doctor calm the fear and pain of a woman with ovarian cancer simply by sitting at her bedside and holding her hand, I knew I wanted to be a part of the powerful doctor-patient relationship and compassionate care that defines the field.
Receiving a cancer diagnosis can bring a great deal of anxiety and fear to patients and their loved ones. In my practice, I believe that the best antidote for this is education, clear communication, and a comprehensive plan forward. That’s why, with every patient, I explain their diagnosis and treatment options in understandable terms, taking time to answer any questions. Together with their loved ones, we will discuss the pros and cons of each option. No matter what treatment plan we decide on, my goal is always to strike the important balance between achieving remission in the short-term and maintaining quality of life for my patients in the long-term. I am also committed to creating a safe and welcoming space for patients in the LGBT community, and all patients regardless of their backgrounds or identities.
My research efforts are focused on evaluating the cost of cancer care. By looking for ways to reimagine how cancer care is delivered, my goal is to make care more affordable for patients and improve their outcomes.
Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family, playing guitar, and running and biking around Central Park.
No matter what treatment plan we decide on, my goal is always to strike the important balance between achieving remission in the short-term and maintaining quality of life for my patients in the long-term.
Awards and Honors
- New York Magazine: Top Doctors (2022)
- Castle Connolly Rising Star distinction, Castle Connolly (2022)
- 40 Under 40 in Cancer Award, sponsored by The Association for Value-Based Cancer Care (AVBCC), The Alliance for Innovation in Integrated Healthcare (AIIH), Upstream Partners, The National Community Oncology Dispensing Association (NCODA) and Swim Across America (2022)
- Outstanding Clinical Teaching Award, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital (2014-2016)
- Clinical Teaching Award, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital (2015)
Memorial Sloan Kettering's doctors and scientists are constantly developing new treatments for cancer. MSK is typically running hundreds of clinical trials at a given time.
You may be able to participate in a clinical trial even if you are new to MSK. Search our online directory to find trial information and see more about who can participate.
Research and Publications
Aviki EM, Chen L, Dessources K, et al. Impact of hospital volume on surgical management and outcomes for early-stage cervical cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2020 Feb 21. [Epub ahead of print]. [PMID 32089335]
Aviki EM, Sokolowski S, Leitao MM JR., et al. Risk factors for financial toxicity in gynecologic cancer patients receiving treatment. (Accepted for presentation at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology Annual Meeting which was cancelled due to COVID-19)
Visit PubMed for a full listing of Dr. Aviki’s journal articles. Pubmed is an online index of research papers and other articles from the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
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Doctors and faculty members often work with pharmaceutical, device, biotechnology, and life sciences companies, and other organizations outside of MSK, to find safe and effective cancer treatments, to improve patient care, and to educate the health care community.
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Emeline Aviki discloses the following relationships and financial interests:
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