Irina Sobol, M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease
Irina Sobol

THe center specializes in advanced systolic and diastolic heart failure, left ventricular assist device implantation, evaluation for cardiac transplantation, vavular disease and evaluation and treatment of pulmonary hypertension. My area of clinical as well as research interest is in evaluation and management of diastolic heart failure or  "heart failure with preserved ejection fraction" and its effects on pulmonayr vasculature.

Dr. Sobol grew up in Kiev, Ukraine until she immigrated to the United States during high school. She received her undergraduate degree from New York University and her medical degree at the Johns Hopkins University Medical School. She returned to New York and completed her internal Medicine residency at Columbia University Medical Center and her Cardiology Fellowship at Beth Isreal Medical Center.  She also completed an advanced fellowship in Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension at the Weill Cornell Medical Center before joining as a full-time faculty member at the Perkin Heart Failure Center.

Insurances

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please feel free to contact this physician or this physician's practice as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

  • AETNA [HMO]
  • AETNA [PPO]
  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Essential
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup [CHP]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Health Republic
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare [Medicare]
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]

Publications

Sobol, Barst RJ, Nichols, K, WIdlitz A, Horn E, Bergmann SR (2004) "Correlation Between RIght Ventricular Ejection Fraction Obtained with Gated Equilibrium Blood Pool SPECT Imaging and Right Atrial Pressure in Patients with Primary Pulmonary Hypertension --J Nuclear Cardiology 11 (4):S25-26

Honors and Awards

Phi Betta Kappa

Horace W. Stunkard Prize for Outstanding Career Potential

Chief Fellow, Cardiology