Siqin Ye, MD

Specialties:
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
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Overview

Siqin Ye, MD, MS, FACC is a practicing general cardiologist and the Associate Chief Medical Officer for ColumbiaDoctors, the faculty practice of Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC). He oversees population initiatives for ColumbiaDoctors, including for NewYork QualityCare, the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) for Columbia, NewYork Presbyterian, and Weill Cornell, which achieved shared savings for each of the past three years and was the best performing ACO in New York State in 2019. He recently led telemedicine expansion initiatives across all ColumbiaDoctors outpatient practices during the Covid-19 pandemic, ensuring that patients continued to have access to high quality care delivered remotely.

Dr. Ye’s research has focused on informatics approaches to improve shared decision-making for statin therapy, and recently on the implementation and evaluation of telemedicine for ambulatory care. He has been supported by a NIH/NHLBI K23 award, and also received the Lewis Katz Cardiovascular Research Prize. He collaborates closely with Dr. Nathalie Moise at CBCH, working on informatics implementation of depression screening and patient engagement. He also directs the Cardiology Inpatient Consultation Service at CUIMC and provides inpatient cardiology consultative care.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Adult Cardiology
  • Cardiology Consultation
  • Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
  • Cardiovascular Risk Reduction

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Administrative Titles

  • Director, Cardiology Inpatient Consultation Service
  • Associate Chief Medical Officer, ColumbiaDoctors
  • Chief Medical Officer, Columbia Affiliated Providers

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Languages

  • Chinese

Gender

  • Male

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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • Student Health

Cigna

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

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

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

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Liberty

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

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

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, 2006 Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • 2006 Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Residency: Brigham & Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Honors & Awards

  • 2018 Lewis Katz Cardiovascular Research Prize, Columbia University Medical Center
  • 2011 ACCF/Merck Research Fellowship Award, American College of Cardiology

Research

Research Interests

  • Using informatics approaches to improve cardiovascular population health
  • Telehealth implementation and evaluation
  • Cardiovascular quality and outcomes

Selected Publications

  1. Ye S, Kronish I, Fleck E, Fleischut P, Homma S, Masini D, Moise N. Telemedicine Expansion During the Covid-19 Pandemic and the Potential for Technology-Driven Disparities. Journal of General Internal Medicine. In press.
  2. Ye S, Hiura G, Fleck E, Garcia A, Geleris J, Lee P, Liyanage-Don N, Moise N, Schluger N, Singer J, Sibieszczyk M, Sun Y, West H, Kronish IM. Hospital Readmissions after Implementation of a Discharge Care Program for Patients with COVID-19 Illness. Journal of General Internal Medicine. In press.
  3. Ye S, Leppin AL, Chan AY, Chang N, Moise N, Poghosyan L, Montori VM, Kronish I. An Informatics Approach to Implement Support for Shared Decision Making for Primary Prevention Statin Therapy. Medical Decision Making: Policy & Practice. 2018 May 22;3(1):2381468318777752. doi: 10.1177/2381468318777752. PMCID: PMC6157431
  4. Leppin AL, Boehmer KR, Branda ME, Shah ND, Hargraves I, Dick S, Elwyn G, Ting HH, Ye S, Giles R, Abbas M, Alexander A, Montori VM. Developing a toolkit to implement the Statin Choice Conversation Aid at scale: application of a work reduction model. BMC Health Serv Res. 2019 Apr 24;19(1):249. doi: 10.1186/s12913-019-4055-8. PMCID: PMC6480421
  5. Ye S, Rabbani LE, Kelly CR, Kelly MR, Lewis M, Paz Y, Peck CL, Rao S, Bokhari S, Weiner SD, Einstein AJ. Can Physicians Identify Inappropriate Nuclear Stress Tests? An Examination of Inter-rater Reliability for the 2009 Appropriate Use Criteria for Radionuclide Imaging. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 2015 Jan 6. pii: CIRCOUTCOMES.114.001067. [Epub ahead of print]. PMCID: PMC4303551
  6. Ye S, Grunnert M, Thune JJ, Stephenson KM, Uno H, Finn PV, McMurray JV, Velazquez EJ, Califf R, Pfeffer MA, Solomon SD, “Circumstances and Outcomes of Sudden Unexpected Death in Patients with High Risk Myocardial Infarction: Implications for Prevention”, Circulation 2011;123: 2674-2080