Sae-Rom Chae, MD, MPH

Board Certifications: 
Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
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Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Korean
  • Spanish


  • Female

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Insurance Accepted


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


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan


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


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)

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

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

United Health Care

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

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Illinois Hospital and Clinics

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics


Selected Publications

1. Armstrong PA, Beard JD, Bonilla L, Arboleda N, Lindsley M, Chae S, et al. Severe and Highly Fatal Outbreak of Histoplasmosis Among Tunnel Workers - Dominican Republic, 2015. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2017 Dec.

2. Chae S, et al. Notes from the field: Investigation of Carbapenemase-producing Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae among Patients at a Community Hospital - Kentucky, 2016. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2018 Jan; 66(5152): 1410.

3. Shapiro-Mendoza CK, Zika Pregnancy and Infant Registries Working Group, et al. Pregnancy Outcomes After Maternal Zika Virus Infection During Pregnancy - U.S. Territories, January 1, 2016-April 25, 2017. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2017 Jun; 66(23): 615-621.

4. Narra R, Maeda JM, Temba T, Mghamba J, Nyanga A, Greiner AL, Bakari M, Beer KD, Chae S, et al. Notes from the Field: Ongoing Cholera Epidemic - Tanzania, 2015-2016. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2017 Feb; 66(6): 177-178.

5. Loh LC, Chae S, Heckman JE, and Rhee DS. Ethical considerations of physician career involvement in global health work: a framework. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry. 2015 Mar; 12(1): 129-36.

6. Caskey RN, Zaman J, Nam H, Chae S, Williams L, Mathew G, Burton M, Li JJ, Lussier YA, and Boyd AD. The Transition To ICD-10-CM, Challenges For Pediatric Practice, Pediatrics. 2014 Jun; 134:31-36.

7. Loh LC, Rhee DS, Heckman JE, and Chae S. Not just more global health-smarter global health. Canadian Family Physician. 2012 Apr; 58(4):376-8

8. Finch TH, Chae S, Shafaee MN, Siegel KR, Ali MK, Tomei R, Panjabi R, and Kishore SP. Role of Students in Global Health Delivery. Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine. 2011. 78:373-381.