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Frederick Arthur Ehlert, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC
  • Director of Physician Development, Columbia HeartSource
Frederick Arthur Ehlert, MD

Frederick A. Ehlert, MD, is a cardiac electrophysiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center.

Dr. Ehlert's areas of expertise include sudden cardiac death, pacemaker and defibrillator therapy and chronic device and lead extraction and revisions. He has authored over 40 peer-reviewed papers, reviews, and book chapters in electrophysiology and presented his original research at scientific meetings.

Dr. Ehlert graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, he completed his internship and residency training in internal medicine at St. Luke's-Roosevelt, and his cardiology and electrophysiology fellowship training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.

Dr. Ehlert has been on the Columbia faculty since 1993, and became the Program Director of the Electrophysiology Fellowship at Columbia in 2006. Dr. Ehlert is Director of Physician Development for Columbia HeartSource, establishing its electrophysiology Quality Assurance practices.

Departments And Divisions

  • Department of Medicine
    Division of Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Electrophysiology
  • Electrophysiology-Arrhythmias
  • Permanent Pacemakers
  • Pacemakers
  • Implant Cardiac Defibrillator
  • Syncope
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Holter Monitor
  • Arrhythmia
  • Tachycardia
  • Cardioversion

Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University Hospital

Locations

  • ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

    51 West 51st Street
    Suite: 330
    New York, NY 10019
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-9186
  • Somers Office

    334 Route 202
    Somers, NY 10589
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-9186

Practices And Centers

  • ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
  • ColumbiaDoctors Somers

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Insurance Programs

Please contact the provider's office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Affinity [Access (Exchange), Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [HMO, 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 [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Medicare [Traditional Medicare (NY)]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]
  • POMCO [POMCO]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-9186

Teaching Responsibilities

Program Director, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship, New York-Presbyterian Hospital Columbia Campus

Committees/Societies/Memberships

Fellow, American College of Cardiology

Fellow, Heart Rhythm Society

Honors & Awards

Phi Beta Kappa, Marquette University, 1982