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Kerry A. Esquitin, MD, FACC

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC
  • Assistant Director, Cardiovascular Ultrasound Laboratory Operations
  • Assistant Director, Vascular Medicine Laboratory
Kerry A. Esquitin, MD, FACC

Kerry A. Esquitin, MD, FACC, RPVI is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center with clinical expertise in cardiovascular imaging and an academic interest in medical education. Dr. Esquitin is the Assistant Director of Cardiovascular Ultrasound Laboratory Operations, Assistant Director of the Vascular Medicine Laboratory, and Assistant Director of Echocardiography Education.

Dr. Esquitin attended Cornell University and was recognized as a Graduate with Distinction. She earned her medical degree at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and completed her residency training at Weill Cornell Medical Center, where she received the Eileen Gong Weiner Award for Compassionate Care. Dr. Esquitin pursued her fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at Mount Sinai Beth Israel (formerly Beth Israel Medical Center) followed by advanced training in echocardiography at Columbia University Medical Center.

Dr. Esquitin’s areas of expertise include transthoracic, transesophageal, and stress echocardiography, 3D and peri-procedural imaging, and vascular ultrasound. She also serves as a clinical cardiologist on the inpatient cardiology service. Dr. Esquitin has been invited to national conferences hosted by the American College of Physicians and the Cardiovascular Research Foundation to speak on topics related to cardiovascular disease. For her efforts as a medicine educator, Dr. Esquitin was awarded Teacher of the Year in the Division of Cardiology and she is recognized as a Ewig Clinical Scholar in the Department of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center.

Departments And Divisions

  • Department of Medicine
    Division of Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Vascular Ultrasound
  • 3D Ultrasound
  • Adult Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Echocardiography
  • Exercise Echocardiography
  • Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Education & Training

  • 2006 Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Beth Israel Medical Center


  • Vivian & Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center

    173 Fort Washington Avenue
    Floor: 4
    New York, NY 10032
    (212) 305-3956

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]
  • 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]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

This provider does not accept new patients

Contact Info

  • Office Phone: 212-305-3956


Update in Cardiovascular Disease.  New York American College of Physicians Annual Scientific Meeting, Rochester, NY, June 2017

Introduction to Vascular Ultrasound.  State-of-the-Art Echocardiography Course, Cardiovascular Research Foundation, New York, NY April 2017

Vascular Disease from Head to Toe-When to Intervene and When to Monitor, Panelist, American College of Physicians Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA March 2017

Teaching Responsibilities

Assistant Director of Echocardiography Education
Teaching Attending, Inpatient Cardiology Service


Fellow, American College of Cardiology (FACC)

Member, American Society of Echocardiography (ASE)

Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI)

Member, American College of Physicians (ACP)

Honors & Awards

Teacher of the Year 2016, Division of Cardiology, Columbia University Medical Center

Ewig Clinical Scholar, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center

Eileen Gong Weiner Award for Compassionate Care, New York-Presbyterian Hospital

The Dr. Milton C. Engel Prize, Mount Sinai School of Medicine                 

American Medical Women’s Association Glasgow-Rubin Achievement Citation   

Chair, American College of Physicians National Council of Student Members

Hartford/Samuels/AFAR Medical Student Geriatrics Scholar                                 

Bachelor of Science with Distinction, Cornell University