Torsten P. Vahl, MD

Board Certifications: 
Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine
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Overview

Torsten P. Vahl, MD is an attending physician at the Heart Valve Center and at the Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Vahl is also an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center.

Dr. Vahl is board certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease, echocardiography, and internal medicine, and he specializes in the percutaneous treatment of coronary artery and structural heart disease, as well as cardiac catheterization.

Dr. Vahl attended medical school at the Philipps-University in Marburg, Germany. He did his residency in internal medicine and his fellowship in cardiovascular disease at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. He also completed a fellowship in both interventional cardiology and structural interventional cardiology, with a focus on valvular heart disease, at Columbia University Medical Center.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Heart Valve Repair
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement/Repair
  • Stenting Coronary Arteries
  • TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement)

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

Gender

  • Male

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Location(s)

CUMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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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

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

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

  • MD, 1998 Philipps University, Marburg (Germany)
  • 1998 Philipps-Universitaet Marburg
  • Internship: Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Research

Grants

INTRACARDIAC ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY (ICE) USING THE ACUSON ACUNAV V ULTRASOUND CATHETER (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Dec 10 2018 - Dec 10 2023

SERVICE AGREEMENT - VAHL/P02C320/220_JV06EFS_CIP (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Mar 30 2018 - Mar 30 2023

WATCHMAN FOR PATIENTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILATION UNDERGOING TRANSCATHETER AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Jan 9 2018 - Jan 9 2023