Rachel J. Richins, ANP-BC

Specialties:
Neurology
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Overview

Rachel Richins is an adult nurse practitioner in the division of Epilepsy and Sleep. She is a graduate of UCLA and Columbia University School of Nursing and is board certified by the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC). She has worked at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center both as a registered nurse and as a nurse practitioner and brings her experience in bedside nursing to her practice as a nurse practitioner, caring for patients in the office setting as well as in the inpatient Epilepsy Monitoring Unit. Rachel’s areas of clinical practice include caring for adults with epilepsy, and adults with sleep disorders. She has an interest in using behavioral interventions for the treatment of insomnia.

Board Certification: Board certified as an Adult Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

Academic Appointments

  • Nurse Practitioner

Languages

  • German

Gender

  • Female

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Location(s)

710 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • 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
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

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

Fidelis Care

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

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

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

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • BA, 2004 German Language Studies, University of California - Los Angeles
  • BS, 2004 Psychobiology, University of California - Los Angeles
  • MS, 2010 Nursing, Columbia University School of Nursing

Board Certifications

  • Neurology

Research

Selected Publications

Jongeling AC, Richins RJ, Bazil CW. 2015 Sep 25. Safety and tolerability of an oral zonisamide loading dose. Seizure. 2015 Nov;32:69-71.