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Amy D. Atkeson, MD

Board Certifications: 
Sleep Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease Medicine
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(212) 305-7591

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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Sleep Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine

Clinical Expertise

  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorder

Education & Training

  • Yale University School of Medicine
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Honors & Awards

  • 2000 Alpha Omega Alpha, inducted

About Amy Atkeson

Dr. Atkeson, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, is American Board of Internal Medicine certified in the specialties of internal medicine, pulmonary diseases, critical care medicine, and sleep medicine. An Alpha Omega Alpha graduate of Yale University School of Medicine and former Chief Medical Resident at Columbia University, she has focused her clinical and research interests on vascular disorders and quality of life measures in patients with obstructive sleep apnea, and on assessing efficacy of non-invasive ventilation in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). She has presented her research at numerous international research symposia, and has published research data, review articles and book chapters in numerous prestigious medical journals and textbooks.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • 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

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare (NY)

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

1
622 West 168th Street
Suite PH 8-859
New York, New York 10032
Phone:
(212) 305-7591
Fax:
(212) 342-4784
Primary

Research

Research Interests

  • Vascular disorders and quality of life measures in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
  • Assessing efficacy of non-invasive ventilation in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)

Grants

Stony Wold-Herbert Fund

Will Rogers Institute of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association

STANDARD OF PRACTICE VS POLYSOMNOGRAPHY - DIRECTED NOCTURNAL NON-INVASIVE POSITIVE PRESSURE V (Private)

Jul 1 2008 - Jun 30 2011

Selected Publications

Patient-ventilator asynchrony with nocturnal noninvasive ventilation in ALS. Atkeson AD, RoyChoudhury A, Harrington-Moroney G, Shah B, Mitsumoto H, Basner RC. Neurology. 2011 Aug 9;77(6):549-55.
Endothelial function in obstructive sleep apnea. Atkeson A, Yeh SY, Malhotra A, Jelic S. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2009 Mar-Apr;51(5):351-62.
Mechanisms of endothelial dysfunction in obstructive sleep apnea. Atkeson A, Jelic S. Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2008;4(6):1327-35.
Atkeson, A., and R.C. Basner. Quality of life in sleep apnea. In:J.C. Verster, S.R. Pandi-Perumal, D.L. Streiner (eds), Sleep and Quality of Life in Medical Illness: pp. 79-91, Humana Press, USA 2008.