Language: English
Gender: Male
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Cardiology at Weill Cornell Medical Center, Starr Pavilion
520 East 70th Street, Starr Pavilion, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10021
Fax
(646) 962-0050
Call
(212) 746-2381

Personal Statement

The Perkin Heart Failure Center specializes in advanced systolic and diastolic heart failure, left ventricular assist device implantation, evaluation for cardiac transplantation, valvular disease and evaluation and treatment of pulmonary hypertension. We are committed to providing individualized patient care with a multi-disciplinary approach. As an academic cardiologist that focuses on heart failure and pulmonary hypertension, I treat patients that have a number of complex medical conditions and my goal is to provide them with the best possible care.

Specialties & Expertise

Specialties

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

Expertise

  • Heart Failure
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD)
  • Congestive Heart Failure

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
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • 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 - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • 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) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • 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
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO

Qualifications

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., University of Michigan Medical School, 2009
  • B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005

Biography

Dr. Udhay Krishnan grew up in Roslyn Heights, New York, earning his undergraduate education in Chemistry and Biomedical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School. He also completed his internship and residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He then returned to New York to complete his fellowship training and board certification in both Cardiovascular Diseases and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology at Weill Cornell Medical Center. He has now joined the full-time faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College – New York Presbyterian Hospital as a specialist in Advanced Heart Failure, Pulmonary Hypertension and Transplant Cardiology.

Dr. Krishnan has a specific interest in pulmonary hypertension, right ventricular failure, cardiogenic shock outcomes and mechanical circulatory support.