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Weill Cornell Medicine Anesthesiology
525 East 68th Street, M324
New York, NY 10065
P: (212) 746-2999 | F: (212) 746-8563
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Specialties/Expertise

Board Certifications
  • Echocardiography
  • Anesthesiology
Specialties
  • Cardiac Anesthesia
Expertise
  • Anesthesia For Procedure on Heart, Pericardial Sac, and Great Vessels of Chest

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
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • 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 [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]

Education/Training

  • M.D., Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, 1968

Honors and Awards

Fellow - Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists

Fellow - Royal College of Anaethetists of England

Biography

Titles

Attending Anesthesiologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Professor of Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medical College

The Marjorie J. Topkins, M.D. - Alan Van Poznak, M.D. Distinguished Professor of Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medical College

Biography

Butch Thomas is a cardiac anesthesiologist and has been since 1974. He took his residency, chief residency, and cardiac anesthesia fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and has worked there, at New York University and now at Weill Cornell.  He has been President of the American Board of Anesthesiology, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the International Anesthesia Research Society, and Chairman of the Residency Review Committee for Anesthesiology.