Stephen Andrew McCullough, M.D.
Cardiovascular Disease
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Stephen Andrew McCullough, M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English

About

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology

Expertise

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

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. 

Biography

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.

Research

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Chief Cardiology Fellow, Mount Sinai Hospital

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

Morris B. Bender Award for Excellence in Neurosciences

Credentials

Credentials

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Echocardiography
  • Cardiovascular Disease

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

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 (HIP) Medicare Essential Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • 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 - HMO
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY

Locations and Appointments