Frederick Arthur Ehlert, MD

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

ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
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

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Elderplan

  • Medicare Managed Care

Emblem/GHI

  • 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

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • 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
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare (NY)

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • 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

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs Plan

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • 1986 Columbia University College of Physician & Surgeon
  • Residency: St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital
  • Residency: 1989 St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University Hospital
  • Fellowship: 1991 Mcgaw Medical Center Of Northwestern University

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Honors & Awards

Phi Beta Kappa, Marquette University, 1982

America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

Research

Grants

CLINICAL CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY FELLOWSHIP (Private)

Jul 1 2020 - Jun 30 2021

CLINICAL CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY TRAINING PROGRAM (Private)

Jul 1 2020 - Jun 30 2021

CRHF ADULT ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY FELLOWSHIP GRANT - 2019-2020 (Private)

Jul 1 2019 - Jun 30 2020

CLINICAL CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY FELLOWSHIP - 2019 (Private)

Jul 1 2019 - Jun 30 2020

MICRATM TRANSCATHETER PACING STUDY (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Jan 9 2015 - Jan 9 2020

EP FELLOWSHIP 2018-19 (Private)

Jul 1 2018 - Jun 30 2019

BOSTON SCIENTIFIC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY FELLOWSHIP (Private)

Jul 1 2018 - Jun 30 2019

CRHF ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY FELLOWSHIP GRANT (Private)

Jul 1 2018 - Jun 30 2019

APROSPECTIVE, SINGLE ARM, OPEN-LABEL, MULTI-CENTER, POST-MARKET INTERVENTIONAL CLINICAL STUDY TO DETERMINE, VIA CONTINUOUS MONITORING WITH THE REVEAL XT IMPLANTABLE CARDIAC MONITOR (ICM) OR NEWER APPROVED VERSION (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Apr 14 2014 - Apr 14 2019

EP FELLOWSHIP (Private)

Jul 1 2017 - Jun 30 2018

FELLOWSHIP GRANT WITH BOSTON SCIENTIFIC RHYTHM AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY (Private)

Jul 1 2017 - Jun 30 2018

EP FELLOWSHIP (Private)

Jul 1 2017 - Jun 30 2018

EP FELLOWSHIP (Private)

Jul 1 2017 - Jun 30 2018

PRODUCTSURVEILLANCE REGISTRY, POST APPROVAL NETWORK (PAN) (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Mar 6 2013 - Mar 6 2018

FELLOWSHIP GRANT WITH BOSTON SCIENTIFIC RHYTHM AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY (Private)

Jul 1 2016 - Jun 30 2017

CLINICAL CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY (Private)

Jul 1 2016 - Jun 30 2017

ADULT ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY FELLOWSHIP (Private)

Jul 1 2016 - Jun 30 2017

FELLOWSHIP GRANT WITH BOSTON SCIENTIFIC RHYTHM AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY (Private)

Jul 1 2016 - Jun 30 2017

FELLOWSHIP GRANT WITH BOSTON SCIENTIFIC RHYTHM AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY (Private)

Jul 1 2015 - Jun 30 2016

CLINICAL CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY (Private)

Jul 1 2015 - Jun 30 2016

ADULT ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY FELLOWSHIP (Private)

Jul 1 2015 - Jun 30 2016

ADULT ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY FELLOWSHIP (Private)

Jul 1 2015 - Jun 30 2016

FELLOWSHIP GRANT WITH BOSTON SCIENTIFIC RHYTHM AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY (Private)

Jul 1 2015 - Jun 30 2016

CLINICAL CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY (Private)

Jul 1 2015 - Jun 30 2016

FELLOWSHIP GRANT WITH BOSTON SCIENTIFIC RHYTHM AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY (Private)

Jul 1 2014 - Jun 30 2015

FELLOWSHIP GRANT WITH BOSTON SCIENTIFIC RHYTHM AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY (Private)

Jul 1 2014 - Jun 30 2015

DETERMINE (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Sep 12 2008 - Jan 7 2013

ST JUDE -- 06 11 005 (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Apr 22 2008 - Oct 31 2010