Udhay Krishnan, M.D.
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Udhay Krishnan, M.D.


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Gender: Male
Language: English


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 and Expertise


  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease


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


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.



Board Certifications

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

Clinical and Academic Positions

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

Education and Training

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


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

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No External Relationships Reported