Stephen Ferrara, RN, DNP, FNP-BC

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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Health Education, Healthcare Administration, Wellness Prevention, International Travel Medicine, Annual Exams, Travel Health, General Family Care, Primary Care, Family Medicine, Travel Medicine, Men's Health Issues, Wellness Exams

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Nursing at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs

Gender

  • Male

Location(s)

CUMC/516 West 168th Street Office
516 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
Primary

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

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

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • 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

  • BS, 1996 Biology, Pace University
  • BS, 1999 Nursing, Pace University
  • MS, 2000 Family Nurse Practitioner, Pace University
  • DNP, 2011 Doctor of Nursing Practice, Pace University
  • Fellowship: 2012 George Washington University

Honors & Awards

  • November 2015, Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM) 
  • June 2013, Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
  • June 2012, AANP New York State Award for Excellence
  • May 2012,  Pace University, Lienhard School of Nursing, Dean’s Alumni/AE Award for Outstanding Professional Contribution
  • January 2011, Pace University, Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship Grant
  • April 2010, Charles J. and Margaret R. Benjamin Scholarship
  • June 2000, Pace University, Lienhard School of Nursing, Potential in Nursing Award

Research

Grants

JONAS CENTER FOR NURSING AND VETERANS HEALTHCARE AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY (Private)

Jan 1 2018 - Dec 31 2027

JONAS CENTER FOR NURSING AND VETERANS HEALTHCARE AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY (Private)

Dec 28 2017 - Dec 31 2027

HRSA ADVANCED NURSING EDUCATION NURSE PRACTITIONER RESIDENCY (ANE-NPR) PROGRAM (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2019 - Jun 30 2023

NURSE EDUCATION, PRACTICE, QUALITY, AND RETENTION INTERPROFESSIONAL COLLBORATIVE PRACTICE (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2016 - Jun 30 2020

ORAL HEALTH AS A COMPONENT OF GENERAL HEALTH: EXPANDING THE HEALTHY LIFESTYLE MESSAGE - A MEETING OF HEALTHCARE LEADERS (Private)

Mar 1 2014 - Jun 30 2015

Selected Publications

  • Gardenier, D., & Ferrara, S.A. (2012). Can Clinical Nurse Practitioners Be Involved in Policy Making? The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 8(3): 198-199.
  • Burke, R.E., Ferrara, S.A., Fuller, A., Kelderhouse, J., & Ferrara, L. (2011). The Effectiveness of Group Medical Visits on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (DM2) Specific Outcomes in Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – The Joanna Briggs Institute Library of Systematic Reviews. 9(23); 833-885.
  • Ferrara, S.A., & O’Grady, E.T. (2010). Eliminating Cost Barriers for Patients and NP Practices. In Truglio-Londrigan, M., Lewenson, S. (Eds.), Public Health Nursing: Practicing Population-Based Care (pp. 351). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.