Susan A. Olender, MD

Expertise in: 
Infectious Disease
Board Certifications: 
Internal Medicine
Accepting New Patients

Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Infectious Disease, HIV/AIDS

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Languages

  • Spanish

Gender

  • Female

Schedule an Appointment

Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients:
212-305-3174

Location(s)

CUMC/Harkness Pavilion
180 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
Primary

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Access (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Gatekeeper (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare (NY)

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • New York University School of Medicine
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Research

Dr. Susan Olender is the Associate Medical Director of the Comprehensive Health/HIV Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Her research interests include healthcare delivery and redesign, HIV engagement in care and care coordination with a particular focus on traditionally hard to reach populations, members of racial/ethnic minority communities

Grants

A PROPOSAL TO CURE HCV AND GUIDE ENGAGEMENT AMONG PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV (CHANGE) (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Oct 15 2018 - Oct 15 2023

MLAB APP FOR IMPROVING UPTAKE OF RAPID HIV SELF-TESTING AND LINKING YOUTH TO CARE (Federal Gov)

Aug 3 2018 - May 31 2023

THE WISE APP TRIAL FOR IMPROVING HEALTH OUTCOMES IN PLWH (Federal Gov)

Sep 30 2016 - Sep 29 2021

USE OF MHEALTH TECHNOLOGY FOR SUPPORTING SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT IN UNDERSERVED PERSONS LIVING WITH HIV (Federal Gov)

Apr 1 2015 - Mar 31 2018

OSTEOPOROSIS IN HIV INFECTED POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2010 - Jun 30 2016

UNDERSTANDING DISCONTINUATION OF OUTPATIENT CARE AMONG HIV-POSITIVE INPATIENTS (LEKAS/METSCH) (Federal Gov)

Aug 10 2011 - Dec 31 2015

THE PATIENT ENGAGEMENT AFTER RETENTION/LINKAGE STUDY (Private)

May 22 2012 - Feb 9 2014

MASS GEN HOSP.PARCS" (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Jun 1 2007 - Dec 30 2012

Selected Publications

  • Olender S, Saito M, Apgar J, et al. "Low prevalence and increased household clustering of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in high altitude villages in Peru" Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2003 Jun;68(6):721-7.
  • Chiasson MA, Massad LS, Olender S, Wright TC. HIV Infection in Women in Atlas of AIDS. Mandell GL and Mildvan D editors, Fourth Edition. Current Medicine, 2007.
  • Wilkin TJ, Taylor B, Olender S, Hammer SM. "Advances in Antiretroviral Therapy." Topics in HIV Medicine, 2008; 16:31-60. http://www.iasusa.org/pub/topics/2008/issue1/31.pdf
  • Sasadeusz J, Audsley J, Mijch A, Baden R, Caro J, Hunter H, Matthews G, McMahon MA, Olender SA, Siliciano RF, Lewin SR, Thio CL. The anti-HIV activity of entecavir: a multicentre evaluation of lamivudine-experienced and lamivudine-naïve patients. AIDS, 2008; 22(8):947-55.