Carol Ann Waksmonski, MD

Cardiovascular Disease
Internal Medicine
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Dr. Waksmonski is a graduate of Smith College and Harvard Medical School. She completed her training in Boston and worked at Worcester Memorial Hospital and St Vincent's Hospital in Worcester, MA (University of Massachusetts Medical School) and the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston, MA (Harvard Medical School) before coming to Columbia. She is the course director for the Cardiovascular Section of "The Body - in Health and in Disease", a first year course for all Columbia medical and dental students. She serves on the Admissions Committee for the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons.

She maintains her interest in Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy by working as a consultant for the high-risk obstetrical patients with cardiac disease.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Advanced Cardiac Imaging
  • Echocardiography
  • Heart Disease In Pregnancy

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Female

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Insurance Accepted


  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management


  • Special Needs


  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Residency: Brigham & Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship: Mass General Hosp

Committees, Societies, Councils

Member, Admissions Committee, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Fellow, American Society of Echocardiography

Fellow, American College of Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Honors & Awards

2016 - Grant from the Virginia Apgar Academy of Medical Educators for "Use of Technology-enhanced Active Learning for Cardiac Pharmacology"

2009 - Ewig Clinical Scholar (Department of Medicine Teaching Award)

2005 - Teacher of the Year, Cardiology Fellows

2000-2002 - Scholar, The Carl J. Shapiro Institute for Education and Research at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

1999 - Harvard Macy Institute, Program for Physician Educators