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Natalie A. Bello, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC
Natalie A. Bello, MD, MPH

Natalie Bello, MD, MPH, is a multimodality imaging cardiologist who returned to join the Columbia faculty after completing clinical and research fellowships at Harvard Medical School. She is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, and has advanced training in cardiovascular MRI.

Her research focuses on better understanding the relationships between hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, future cardiovascular risk, and peripartum cardiomyopathy, as well as the use of echocardiography and cardiovascular MRI in assessing the effects of obesity on cardiovascular structure and function. 

Departments And Divisions

  • Department of Medicine
    Division of Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Advanced Cardiac Imaging
  • Echo Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Ultrasound
  • Cardiac Imaging

Education & Training

  • MD, University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center


  • Milstein Hospital Building

    177 Fort Washington Avenue
    New York, NY 10032

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Insurance Programs

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  • 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


  • 2017- "Peripartum Cardiomyopathy I: Epidemiology and Pathophysiology" lecture at Heart Disease and Women, CME Event, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
  • 2016- “The Women’s Guide to a Healthy Heart” lecture at Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
  • 2015- "Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy" lecture at Women's Cardiovascular Health: Explaining Essentials and Emerging Concepts, CME Event, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
  • 2013 - “Preeclampsia associated cardiac dysfunction” lecture at the North American Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, CA
  • 2008 - "Statins: From JUPITER to the Allen Pavilion" Grand Rounds, Department of Medicine, NYPH-Allen Pavilion Hospital, New York, NY


  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • American Heart Association
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Society of Hypertension

Honors & Awards

  • 2017- American College of Cardiology/William F. Keating, Esq. Endowment Career Development Award for Hypertension Research
  • 2012 - Value-Based Health Care Delivery, Harvard Business School
  • 2011 - Franz Aepfelbacher Award, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical, Division of Cardiology
  • 2011 - Women’s Career and Leadership Development Conference, American College of Cardiology
  • 2008 - Gold Foundation Circle of Excellence, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • 2005 - Glasgow-Rubin Achievement Citation, American Medical Women’s Association
  • 2005 - Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Rochester Medical Center
  • 1995-1999 - Cornell Tradition Fellow, Cornell University