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Vivek Iyer, MD, MSE

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC
  • Director, Holter Laboratory
  • Director, Columbia Computational Cardiology
  • Assistant Program Director, Electrophysiology Fellowship
Vivek Iyer, MD, MSE

Vivek Iyer, MD, MSE is a cardiac electrophysiologist, specializing in treating heart rhythm abnormalities.

Dr. Iyer is an Attending Physician in the Cardiac Electrophysiology section, in the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine. He specializes in the management of complex cardiac arrhythmia and advanced ablation techniques, with clinical interests in ventricular tachycardia (VT) and atrial fibrillation (AF) management. His medical school training was completed in 2006 at Harvard Medical School, followed by clinical training at Columbia University Medical Center. Research interests include advanced ablation techniques, as well as arrhythmia formation in the context of heritable "channelopathies". He completed Biomedical Engineering training at Johns Hopkins University in 2002, earning BS and MSE degrees.

Dr. Iyer is boarded in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology. Dr. Iyer sees patients at Columbia University Medical center in Washington Heights, New York.

Departments And Divisions

  • Department of Medicine
    Division of Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Areas of Expertise

  • Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Arrhythmia Management

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Tamil

Education & Training

  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Locations

  • Herbert Irving Pavilion

    161 Fort Washington Avenue
    Floor: 6
    New York, NY 10032
    For new patient appointments, call:
    (212) 342-1775
    For current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-8559

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