Felipe Teran, M.D., MSCE, F.A.C.P.
Emergency Medicine
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Felipe Teran, M.D., MSCE, F.A.C.P.

Emergency Medicine

Profile Photo of Felipe Teran, M.D., MSCE, F.A.C.P.
Gender: Male
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Emergency Ultrasound
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography


Dr. Teran trained in Emergency Medicine and completed a fellowship in Emergency Ultrasonography at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Following his training in NYC, Dr. Teran joined the University of Pennsylvania where he worked as a clinical instructor of emergency medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine; completed the Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology (MSCE) program; served as the director of research in division of emergency ultrasound; and served as the associate director at the Center for Resuscitation Science. During his time at University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Teran led the resuscitative transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) program, implemented a multi-center TEE registry, and became a testamur of the National Board of Echocardiography Critical Care Echocardiography Examination.

Dr. Teran's translational research focuses on the study of strategies to improve outcomes in cardiac arrest resuscitation, including the use of critical care ultrasound and TEE. His work has been published in high-impact journals including JACC, JAHA, JASE and Resuscitation, and has received grant funding from the Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) and the Zoll Foundation.

As a leading expert in the emerging use of TEE across emergency and critical care environments, Dr. Teran has given over 80 presentations nationally and internationally and has directed training workshops for the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM), the Emergency Medicine Resident's Association (EMRA), and the World Interactive Network Focused On Critical UltraSound (WINFOCUS). He is a founder faculty member of the Resuscitative TEE Project, Co-Chair of the Resuscitative TEE Collaborative Registry, and course director of The Resuscitative TEE Workshop, an international course that has trained over 1,000 clinicians on the use of critical care TEE globally.



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.S.C.E., University of Pennsylvania, 2020
  • M.D., Universidad del Desarrollo, Facultad de Medicina (Chile), 2011


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • * Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

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