Satu Kuokkanen, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Mineola, NY, NYU Langone Hospitals


Obstetrics & Gynecology Mineola, NY

Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Specialist, Reproductive Specialists of New York

Overview of Dr. Kuokkanen

Education & Training

  • Albert Einstein - Montefiore Medical Center
    Albert Einstein - Montefiore Medical CenterFellowship, 2005 - 2008
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Albert Einstein College of MedicineResidency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2002 - 2005
  • Boston University Medical Center
    Boston University Medical CenterInternship, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2001 - 2002
  • University of HelsinkiPhD, Genetics, 1998
  • University of Helsinki Faculty of Medicine
    University of Helsinki Faculty of MedicineClass of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2005 - 2022
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FACOG) American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Ortho McNeil Award for the best GREOG score Ortho McNeil, 2001
  • Bridge Funding Award American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Foundation (AAOGF)/ American Boards of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG), 2012
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Review Article Xenografted Tissue Models for the Study of Human Endometrial Biology  
    Satu Kuokkanen, MD, ScienceDirect
  • Activation of Protein Synthesis in Mouse Uterine Epithelial Cells by Estradiol-17Beta Is Mediated by a PKC-ERK1/2-mTOR Signaling Pathway  
    Wang Y, Zhu L, Kuokkanen S, Pollard J.W., PNAS, 1/1/2015
  • Steroid Hormone Receptor Profile of Premenopausal Endometrial Polyps  
    Liu Z, Kuokkanen S, Pal L, Reproductive Sciences, 1/1/2010
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Nucleolar Channel Systems of Human Endometrial Epithelial Cells Mark the Preimplantation Window
    Guffanti E., Kittur N., Brodt Z.N., Polotsky A., Kuokkanen S.M., Heller D.S., Young S.L., Santoro N., Meier U.T., SGI 2nd International Summit on Reproductive Medicine, Valencia, Spain, 1/1/2007


  • Roundtable Discussion Leader: Hormone Replacement Here and Now 
    Boston MA - 1/1/2013
  • MicroRNAs as Regulators of Endometrial Functions 
    Montefiore Medical Center/ Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx NY - 1/1/2010


  • Endocrinology of Perimenopausal Women 
    Kuokkanen S. and Santoro N, Global Library of Women's Medicine (GLOWM)


  • President elect, Menopause and ovarian insufficiency special interest group (MOSIG) 2017 - Present

Research History

  • Postdoctoral Research FellowNational Institutes of Health1998 - 2000

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Finnish

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    CIGNA Open Access
    Empire BCBS HMO
    Empire BCBS PPO
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    Healthfirst New York
    HIP of New York - Select PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    MagnaCare PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    MVP Healthcare PPO
    Oxford Health Freedom
    Oxford Health Liberty
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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