Stephen Andrew McCullough, M.D.
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Stephen Andrew McCullough, M.D.


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Gender: Male
Language: English


Personal Statement

Dr. McCullough cares for patients with both common and rare cardiovascular diseases, and tailors therapies supported with robust evidence to fit each individual patient's needs. It is his goal to improve the health and well-being of patients with heart disease using meaningful lifestyle changes alongside medical therapies. 

Specialties and Expertise


  • Cardiology
  • Echocardiography


  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Exercise Stress Testing
  • Stress Echocardiography
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Radionuclide Myocardial Perfusion Imaging


Dr. McCullough is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York Presbyterian Hospital. In addition to caring for patients at the Weill Greenberg Center, he interprets and performs stress tests, echocardiograms, and attends on the inpatient services at New York Presbyterian Hospital. 

Dr. McCullough was born in Shreveport, Louisiana and completed his undergraduate education at Louisiana State University. He then attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where he graduated in 2012 with Distinction in Medical Education and received the Harold Elster Memorial Prize for Highest Academic Standing. Following medical school, he completed Internal Medicine residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston. He then completed his training in cardiovascular diseases and echocardiography at Mount Sinai Hospital, where he served as Chief Cardiology Fellow.

Dr. McCullough's main clinical interests include studying methods to improve the cardiovascular education of trainees, how diagnostic testing can be best utilized to make appropriate therapeutic recommendations for patients, and the role of diagnostic testing in identifying our patients at highest risk. He is a proud father, a member of the American Society of Echocardiography, and the American College of Cardiology.


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Weill Cornell Internal Medicine Morning Report Attending of the Year (2020)

Chief Cardiology Fellow, Mount Sinai Hospital (2017-2018)

Simulation Chief Resident, Massachusetts General Hospital

Harold Elster Memorial Prize for Highest Academic Standing (Class of 2012)

Alpha Omega Alpha

Barry Coller Award for Excellence in Clinical Medicine

Gold Humanism Honor Society


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)
  • National Board of Echocardiography

Clinical and Academic Positions

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

Education and Training

  • M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 2012
  • B.S., Louisiana State University, 2008


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 - Medicare
  • 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 - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

Relationships and collaborations with for-profit and not-for profit organizations are of vital importance to our faculty because these exchanges of scientific information foster innovation. As experts in their fields, WCM physicians and scientists are sought after by many organizations to consult and educate. WCM and its faculty make this information available to the public, thus creating a transparent environment.

No External Relationships Reported