Frederick Arthur Ehlert, MD

Board Certifications: 
Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease
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Overview

Frederick A. Ehlert, MD, is a cardiac electrophysiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center.

Dr. Ehlert's areas of expertise include sudden cardiac death, pacemaker and defibrillator therapy and chronic device and lead extraction and revisions. He has authored over 40 peer-reviewed papers, reviews, and book chapters in electrophysiology and presented his original research at scientific meetings.

Dr. Ehlert graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, he completed his internship and residency training in internal medicine at St. Luke's-Roosevelt, and his cardiology and electrophysiology fellowship training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.

Dr. Ehlert has been on the Columbia faculty since 1993, and became the Program Director of the Electrophysiology Fellowship at Columbia in 2006. Dr. Ehlert is Director of Physician Development for Columbia HeartSource, establishing its electrophysiology Quality Assurance practices.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Arrhythmia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardioversion
  • Electrophysiology
  • Electrophysiology-Arrhythmias
  • Holter Monitor
  • Implant Cardiac Defibrillator
  • Pacemakers
  • Permanent Pacemakers
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Director of Physician Development, Columbia HeartSource

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Male

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Location(s)

51 West 51st Street
Suite 330
New York, NY 10019
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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

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  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

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  • Special Needs Plan

Amida Care

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Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

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  • Great West
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Elderplan

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Emblem/GHI

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Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
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  • Medicaid Managed Care
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  • POS
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  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

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Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

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Fidelis Care

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Healthfirst

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  • Leaf (Exchange)
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Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare (NY)

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

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

VNSNY CHOICE

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  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs Plan

WellCare

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  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Honors & Awards

Phi Beta Kappa, Marquette University, 1982

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