Torsten Peter 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 Columbia Structural Heart & Valve Center and at Columbia Interventional Cardiovascular Care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Dr. Vahl is also an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Irving 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 Irving Medical Center.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Heart Valve Repair
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Left Atrial Appendage Closure
  • 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

Languages

  • German

Gender

  • Male

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Location(s)

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • 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
  • HMO
  • 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
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO - New York Services
  • HMO - New York Services
  • POS - New York Services
  • PPO - New York Services

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

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

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs

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

  • 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