Sonia Yris Angell, MD, MPH

Internal Medicine
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Dr. Angell received her medical degree from the University of California San Francisco and completed residency at Brigham Women's Hospital. She has a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from the London School, and a Master’s in Public Health from the University of Michigan. She was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar. As a public health expert, Dr. Angell works on policies and programs that make places where we live, work and play, healthier for all of us. She is the former director of the California State Department of Public Health and served as California’s State Public Health Officer. She was previously Deputy Commissioner at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, overseeing the Division of Prevention and Primary Care, and was the founder and director of the Health Department’s Cardiovascular Disease Program. She was also a Senior Advisor for Global Noncommunicable Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Bacterial Infection
  • Immunizations
  • Respiratory Infection
  • Sinusitis

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Female

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Insurance Accepted


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


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • 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, 1999 University Of CA San Francisco
  • Residency: 2002 Brigham & Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship: University of Michigan Hospitals

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine