Penelope Chun Lema, MD

Emergency Medicine
Specialties
Emergency Medicine, more

Locations and Appointments


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CUIMC/Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic

622 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
US
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Insurances Accepted


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    EPO
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    HMO
    POS
    Great West (National)
    Medicare Managed Care
    PPO
    Vytra
    Medicare Managed Care
    Select Care (Exchange)
    POS
    EPO
    HMO
    PPO
    ConnectiCare
    Medicaid Managed Care
    Essential Plan
    Local 1199
    MagnaCare
    Traditional Medicare
    Railroad
    Multiplan
    Special Needs
    Empire Plan
    Medicare Managed Care
    PPO
    POS
    HMO
    Compass (Exchange)
    EPO
    PPO
    HMO
    POS
    Great West (National)
    Medicare Managed Care
    PPO
    Vytra
    Medicare Managed Care
    Select Care (Exchange)
    POS
    EPO
    HMO
    PPO
    ConnectiCare
    Medicaid Managed Care
    Essential Plan
    Local 1199
    MagnaCare
    Traditional Medicare
    Railroad
    Multiplan
    Special Needs
    Empire Plan
    Medicare Managed Care
    PPO
    POS
    HMO
    Compass (Exchange)

About Penelope Chun Lema, MD


Dr. Penelope (Penny) Lema is the Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs and Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Lema holds dual roles in leading the Emergency Ultrasound Division and as Fellowship Director. Dr. Lema is a nationally recognized leader in Emergency Ultrasound. She was previously the Emergency Ultrasound Director at the University at Buffalo, University of Rochester and NYP - New York Presbyterian Queens. She completed her Emergency Medicine Residency and Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship at Northshore University Hospital (currently Hofstra Northwell), where she served as Chief Resident. She is the past-Chair of the ACEP Emergency Ultrasound Section, past-Treasurer of SCUF and currently serving her fourth elected term on the Board of Directors of NY ACEP. Dr. Lema is not only an ultrasound enthusiast, but she is also a passionate educator, dedicated to inclusion and equity in medicine and resident and faculty professional development.


Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine

Specialties & Expertise

  • Acute Care
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Disaster Medicine
  • Head Injury
  • Medical Toxicology
  • Simulation
  • Trauma
  • Urgent Care

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital

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