Hilary Yegen Robbins, MD

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine (in Pediatrics) at CUMC

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-7771

Hilary Yegen Robbins, MD

Hilary Y. Robbins, MD earned her BA from Yale University and MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She completed her training in Internal Medicine, followed by a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, at Columbia University Medical Center. Her fourth year of fellowship was supported by a grant from the Stony Wold-Herbert Fund.

She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care Medicine. She joined the faculty in the Lung Transplant Program at Columbia as an assistant professor in 2010. Her professional society memberships include the American Thoracic Society, the American College of Chest Physicians, and the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation.

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Critical Care Pulmonary
  • Lung Transplant
  • Respiratory Physiology (Lung)
  • Transplant Medicine
  • Transplant Pulmonology

Education and Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center


  • CUMC/Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic

    622 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-7771
    (212) 305-7771
    (212) 342-5382

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Insurance Programs

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

  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NYP Employee Plan, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Affinity [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • AgeWell [Medicare Managed Care, Special Needs Plan]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]
  • Capital District Physician Health Plan [Capital District Physician Health Plan]
  • 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 [EPO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Leaf (Exchange), Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • MVP Health Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth, Special Needs Plan]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Honors and Awards

  • 1999 BA awarded, cum laude, Yale University
  • 2008 American Society of Transplantation, Travel Grant
  • 2009-2010 Stony Wold-Herbert Fund Fellowship


  • Yegen, H, Lederer, D, Wilt, J, Barr, G, D'ovidio, F, Arcasoy, S, Sonett, J, Kawut, S. Risk factors for venous thromboembolism after lung transplantation. Chest. 132(2):547-53; 2007 Aug.
  • Robbins, HY, Arcasoy, SM. Recipient Management Pre-Transplant. In W.T. Vigneswaran and E.R. Garrity (Eds.), Lung Transplantation. New York, NY: Informa Heathcare USA, Inc. 2011.
  • Robbins, HY, Arcasoy, SM. Malignancies following lung transplantation. Clin Chest Med. 32 (2): 343-55. 2011.