Frederick Arthur Ehlert, MD

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

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

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

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Director of Physician Development, Columbia HeartSource

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.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Male

Schedule an Appointment

Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients:
212-305-9186

Location(s)

ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
Primary
Somers, NY Office
334 Route 202
Somers, NY 10589

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

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

  • Blue Access (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Gatekeeper (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • 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
  • 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
  • Medicare Managed Care

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

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

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

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Honors & Awards

Phi Beta Kappa, Marquette University, 1982

America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

Research

Grants

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

CRHF ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY FELLOWSHIP GRANT (Private)

Jul 1 2018 - Jun 30 2019

BOSTON SCIENTIFIC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY FELLOWSHIP (Private)

Jul 1 2018 - Jun 30 2019

EP FELLOWSHIP 2018-19 (Private)

Jul 1 2018 - Jun 30 2019

A PROSPECTIVE, 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

EP FELLOWSHIP (Private)

Jul 1 2017 - Jun 30 2018

FELLOWSHIP GRANT WITH BOSTON SCIENTIFIC RHYTHM AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY (Private)

Jul 1 2017 - Jun 30 2018

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

Feb 6 2013 - Feb 6 2018

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

ADULT ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY FELLOWSHIP (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 2015 - Jun 30 2016

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