George Thomas, M.D.
Cardiology
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George Thomas, M.D.

Cardiology

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English

About

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Expertise

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Diagnostic Electrophysiology Study
  • Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Arrhythmia
  • Electrodiagnostic Testing
  • Atrial Fibrillation, Surgical Treatment
  • Electrophysiology-Arrhythmias
  • Clinical Electrophysiology
  • Arrhythmia

Personal Statement

Clinical Electrophysiology is an exciting field with many new advancements. We have many new therapies that can help our patients feel better and live longer. It is very rewarding to be able to offer patients these new and proven therapies to make a positive impact in their lives.

Biography

Dr. Thomas was raised in Florida. He received his undergraduate degree at the Johns Hopkins University. He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University in Tennessee and completed an internal medicine residency at Washington University in St. Louis.  Dr. Thomas then received cardiology and electrophysiology fellowship training at the Cleveland Clinic. Currently, Dr. Thomas practices Electrophysiology as a full-time faculty member at the Weill Cornell Medical College. He specializes in the treatment of heart rhythm disorders and performs a variety of procedures including: Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter; catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia; implantation and extraction of CRT devices, ICD's and pacemakers; management of palpitations and syncope. Dr. Thomas serves as Director of Lead and Device Extraction Program.

 

Research

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Phi Beta Kappa-- Johns Hopkins University

Credentials

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Clinical and Academic Positions

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

Education and Training

  • M.D., Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2001
  • B.A., The Johns Hopkins University, 1997

Insurance

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 contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

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

  • AETNA - HMO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - PPO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • 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) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY

Locations and Appointments