Kerry A. Esquitin, MD

Board Certifications: 
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiovascular Disease
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Kerry A. Esquitin, MD, FACC, RPVI is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center with clinical expertise in cardiovascular imaging and an academic interest in medical education. Dr. Esquitin is the Assistant Director of Cardiovascular Ultrasound Laboratory Operations, Assistant Director of the Vascular Medicine Laboratory, and Assistant Director of Echocardiography Education.

Dr. Esquitin attended Cornell University and was recognized as a Graduate with Distinction. She earned her medical degree at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and completed her residency training at Weill Cornell Medical Center, where she received the Eileen Gong Weiner Award for Compassionate Care. Dr. Esquitin pursued her fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at Mount Sinai Beth Israel (formerly Beth Israel Medical Center) followed by advanced training in echocardiography at Columbia University Medical Center.

Dr. Esquitin’s areas of expertise include transthoracic, transesophageal, and stress echocardiography, 3D and peri-procedural imaging, and vascular ultrasound. She also serves as a clinical cardiologist on the inpatient cardiology service. Dr. Esquitin has been invited to national conferences hosted by the American College of Physicians and the Cardiovascular Research Foundation to speak on topics related to cardiovascular disease. For her efforts as a medicine educator, Dr. Esquitin was awarded Teacher of the Year in the Division of Cardiology and she is recognized as a Ewig Clinical Scholar in the Department of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • 3D Ultrasound
  • Adult Cardiology
  • Echocardiography
  • Exercise Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Vascular Ultrasound

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Assistant Director, Cardiovascular Ultrasound Laboratory Operations
  • Assistant Director, Vascular Medicine Laboratory

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Spanish


  • Female

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CUMC/Vivian & Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center
173 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Insurance Accepted


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


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan


  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


  • 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

Local 1199

  • Local 1199


  • MagnaCare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty


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

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • 2006 Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Residency: 2009 NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical C
  • Fellowship: Beth Israel Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: 2013 NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical C

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Honors & Awards

Teacher of the Year 2016, Division of Cardiology, Columbia University Medical Center

Ewig Clinical Scholar, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center

Eileen Gong Weiner Award for Compassionate Care, New York-Presbyterian Hospital

The Dr. Milton C. Engel Prize, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

American Medical Women’s Association Glasgow-Rubin Achievement Citation

Chair, American College of Physicians National Council of Student Members

Hartford/Samuels/AFAR Medical Student Geriatrics Scholar

Bachelor of Science with Distinction, Cornell University