Language: English
Gender: Female
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Cardiology at Weill Cornell Medical Center, Starr Pavilion
520 East 70th Street , Starr Pavilion, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10021
(646) 962-0050
(646) 962-4733

Personal Statement

My goal as a clinical cardiologist is to provide comprehensive and evidence-based care to all my patients. In a new era of medical care, I believe in the incorporation of new technological innovations to provide improved and individually tailored care for our patients.

Specialties & Expertise


  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Myocardial Infarction, True Posterior Wall, Subsequent Care
  • Preoperative Assessment
  • Women’S Cardiovascular Health
  • Novel Echocardiograhpic Techniques Including 3D Assessment and Speckle Tracking
  • Application of Big Data Analytical Techniques to Cardiology

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 - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • 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
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare Health Plans


Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Echocardiography
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.Sc., University of Paris Diderot (Paris 7) (France), 2011
  • M.D., University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine (Canada), 2008
  • B.Sc., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004


Dr. Sherifi practices general cardiology. In addition to seeing outpatients, she provides inpatient care at the New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in the cardiac telemetry unit and the consultative cardiology service.

Dr. Sherifi received her undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Biomedical Engineering at MIT. She completed her medical degree and residency at the University of Toronto. She additionally completed master’s level studies at the Universite’ Paris Diderot in Paris, France. Subsequently, she trained in Cardiovascular Medicine at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Sherifi is very interested in new technological applications in cardiology and has worked on two mobile applications for use in cardiology. One application is called CRMD Finder and is used for identification of cardiac rhythm management devices from Xray images and the other application is currently in development for decision management in bifurcation coronary artery lesions.

Dr. Sherifi is a member of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association and the American Society of Echocardiography. She is fluent in Italian.