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Weill Cornell Medicine - Advanced Medical Care
1117 Brighton Beach Avenue , 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11235
(718) 261-8889
Weill Cornell Medicine - Advanced Medical Care
101-24 Queens Boulevard , Suite A
Forest Hills, NY 11375

Specialties & Expertise


  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • General Cardiology


  • Angina
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Cardiac Arrhythmia
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Heart Disease
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hypertension
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Stenosis
  • Chest Pain
  • Palpitations
  • Dizziness
  • Claudication
  • Electrocardiography
  • Echocardiography
  • Stress Tests
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Doppler Ultrasound

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
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - NYPH Employees Only
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • 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


Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Nuclear Cardiology

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Affiliate Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., Moscow Medical Institute (Russia), 1985


Dr. Kapchits is a board-certified cardiologist specializing in cardiovascular diseases and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Kapchits completed both his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in cardiology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. With 20+ years of experience, he works tirelessly to provide the highest quality of care to every patient, a task that can only be accomplished in an honest partnership between doctor and patient. He is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical Center and New York Hospital of Queens.

For a highly qualified cardiologist in Queens and Brooklyn, New York, we invite you to Advanced Medical Care. Since 1998 we have been serving these communities with our expertise in cardiology and patient-centered care.


Heart and vascular diseases are especially common among older adults and the elderly population. We provide numerous diagnostic tests in our office to promptly diagnose and treat these conditions in our patients.