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Cardiology at Weill Cornell Medical Center, Starr Pavilion
520 East 70th Street , Starr Pavilion, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10021
Fax
(646) 962-0050
Call
(212) 746-2158
Arrhythmia Service (Electrophysiology)
520 East 70th Street , Starr Pavilion, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10021
Call
(212) 746-2158

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.

Specialties & 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

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 - PPO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - HMO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - NYPH Employees Only
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire 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 - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • WellCare Health Plans

Qualifications

Board Certifications

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

Clinical & 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 & Training

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

Honors & Awards

Phi Beta Kappa-- Johns Hopkins University

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.