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Paolo C. Colombo, MD

  • Sudhir Choudhrie Associate Professor of Cardiology (in Medicine) at the Columbia University Medical Center
  • Assistant Attending Physician, Center for Advanced Cardiac Care
  • Assistant Attending Physician, Coronary Care Unit
  • Medical Director Mechanical of the Circulatory Support Program
  • Director, Center for Advanced Cardiac Care
Paolo C. Colombo, MD

Paolo C. Colombo is a cardiologist who specialized in treating patients with heart failure, cardiac assist device and heart transplant. Dr. Colombo is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology.

Dr. Colombo received his medical degree, magna cum laude from the University of Milan in Italy. He completed his internal medicine residency and fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center, the university hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He then specialized in heart failure and transplant at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center in New York.

Dr. Colombo has been on ColumbiaDoctors faculty since 2002. He is the Sudhir Choudhrie Associate Professor of Cardiology and serves as the Director of the Center for Advanced Cardiac: Heart Failure, Heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support.

An internationally renowned investigator, Dr. Colombo has been awarded research grants from the National Institutes of Health, American Heart Association as well as other research foundations. Dr. Colombo has published more than 90 manuscripts and presented his research all over the world.

Dr. Colombo sees patients at Columbia University Medical Center in Washington Heights.

Departments And Divisions

  • Department of Medicine
    Division of Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Areas of Expertise

  • Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD)
  • Heart Transplant Management
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Mechanical Assist Device
  • Heart Failure

Languages Spoken

  • Italian
  • French
  • Spanish

Education & Training

  • University of Milan Faculty of Medicine and Surgery (Italy)
  • Residency: Montefiore Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Montefiore Medical Center

Locations

  • Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic

    622 West 168th Street
    Suite: 5 435
    New York, NY 10032
    Phone:
    (212) 305-9264
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-9268
    Fax:
    (212) 305-2591

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]
  • 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