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308 E. 38th St, Suite 200
New York, NY 10016

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Phone: (212) 918-1956

Alexandra Sowa, MD


Dr. Alexandra Sowa is a board-certified physician of Internal Medicine, specializing in preventive health, nutrition and obesity medicine. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine.

After graduating with honors from Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Sowa attended New York University School of Medicine, where she completed both medical school and a residency in Internal Medicine.

Alexandra currently practices in New York City and holds an appointment as Clinical Instructor in Medicine at New York University School of Medicine. She is honored to have been named 1 of 4 ‘Rising Star’ Super Doctors in New York City for Internal Medicine in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Outside of her practice, she enjoys communicating health messages to the public through print and television. She has published original articles on health related topics in publications like The Atlantic, NPR, Slate Magazine and the New York Daily News. She has also served as an on-air health expert for national media outlets like Fox News, CBS News, NPR and Inside Edition. Her medical opinions have been featured in various print publications, from the New York Times to U.S. News and World Report to Glamour and Parents Magazine.

She is also passionate about optimizing health through food. You can often find her making healthy meals (and a mess!) for her husband and two young sons in the kitchen.

  • Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University
  • Medical School: New York University School of Medicine