1. Frederick Arthur Ehlert, MD

    • Department of Medicine
      Division of Cardiology

    Frederick A. Ehlert, MD, is a cardiac electrophysiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center.

    Dr. Ehlert's areas of expertise include sudden cardiac death, pacemaker and defibrillator therapy and chronic device and lead extraction and revisions. He has authored over 40 peer-reviewed papers, reviews, and book chapters in electrophysiology and presented his original research at scientific meetings.

    Dr. Ehlert graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, he completed his internship and residency training in internal medicine at St. Luke's-Roosevelt, and his cardiology and electrophysiology fellowship training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.

    Dr. Ehlert has been on the Columbia faculty since 1993, and became the Program Director of the Electrophysiology Fellowship at Columbia in 2006. Dr. Ehlert is Director of Physician Development for Columbia HeartSource, establishing its electrophysiology Quality Assurance practices.

    Honors and Awards

    Phi Beta Kappa, Marquette University, 1982

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    Provider Information

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    One of America's Top Doctors.

    Board Certifications

    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Internal Medicine

    Clinical Expertise

    • Electrophysiology
    • Electrophysiology-Arrhythmias
    • Permanent Pacemakers
    • Pacemakers
    • Implant Cardiac Defibrillator
    • Syncope
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Holter Monitor
    • Arrhythmia
    • Tachycardia
    • Cardioversion

    Hospital Affiliations

    • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

    Primary Location

    • ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

      51 West 51st Street
      Suite: 330
      New York, NY 10019
      For new and current patient appointments, call:
      (212) 305-9186

    More Locations

    • Somers Office

      334 Route 202
      Somers, NY 10589
      For new and current patient appointments, call:
      (212) 305-9186

    Insurance Programs

    Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.
    • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
    • Affinity [Access (Exchange), Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
    • Amida Care
    • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
    • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
    • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
    • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
    • Local 1199
    • MagnaCare
    • Multiplan
    • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]
    • POMCO
    • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
    • VNSNY CHOICE [SelectHealth]

    Biographical Detail

    Academic Appointments

    • Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC

    Current Administrative Positions

    • Director of Physician Development, Columbia HeartSource

    Education And Training

      Education & Training

    • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
    • Residency: St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital
    • Fellowship: Northwestern University Hospital



    Committee/societies Council Memberships

    Fellow, American College of Cardiology

    Fellow, Heart Rhythm Society

    Teaching And Training

    Program Director, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship, New York-Presbyterian Hospital Columbia Campus