Susan Olender, MD

Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine
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Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated


Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital


  • Spanish


  • Female

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180 Fort Washington Avenue
HP6 Clinic
New York, NY 10032

Insurance Accepted


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs


  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


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

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management


  • Special Needs


  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • 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

  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine


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

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.
  • 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.