Kaylan Christianer, MD

Internal Medicine, Primary Care
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Dr. Kaylan Christianer is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician. A native of Northern California, she completed her undergraduate degree at the University of California at Davis, and later attended medical school Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. She went on to complete her Internal Medicine residency at NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia, where she also served as Chief Medical Resident. Since 2018 she has been on faculty at the Division of General Medicine during which she helped develop a new primary care practice at the Harkness Pavilion on the main campus of the Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Christianer's academic interests include medical education, geriatrics and palliative care, and promoting the advancement of women in medicine. She enjoys developing longitudinal relationships with her patients including management of complex diseases in older adults, with a focus on maintaining functionality and quality of life.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Annual Exams
  • Chronic Cough
  • Cough
  • Diabetes
  • Diarrhea/Constipation
  • Ear Infections
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Primary Care (Columbia Primary Care)
  • Sore Throat
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • UTI (Urinary Tract Infection)
  • Wellness Exams

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Medical Director, Columbia Primary Care | Harkness
  • Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Female

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180 Fort Washington
New York, NY 10032
Disabled Accessible

Insurance Accepted


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


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


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

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan


  • Special Needs


  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Honors & Awards

2017-2018 Chief Resident in Internal Medicine, NewYork Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center

2017 Arnold P. Gold Resident Teaching Award, Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons

2015 Housestaff Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, Columbia University Medical Center Department of Medicine

2015 Arnold P. Gold Resident Teaching Award, Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons

2014 Paul Sherlock Prize in Internal Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College