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Linda J Addonizio, MD

Board Certifications: 
Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology
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Credentials & Experience

America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Cardiology

Clinical Expertise

  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Circulatory Failure
  • Heart Failure ( Pediatric)
  • Heart Transplant
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Pediatric Echocardiography
  • Pulmonary Hypertension

Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • BS, 1974 Stanford University
  • MD, 1978 Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: Babies & Children's Hospital - Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Babies & Children's Hospital - Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Honors & Awards

  • Rustin McIntosh Award
  • Elected to Board of Directors of International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Governor's Award for Excellence as a Woman in History

About Linda Addonizio

Dr. Addonizio began the Pediatric Cardiac Transplant Program in 1984 and presently directs the Program for Pediatric Cardiomyopathy, Heart Failure and Transplantation. This program offers comprehensive multidisciplinary care to children from all over the world who have complex heart disease and / or are at high risk for transplantation. She is also part of the Columbia Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic and the New York Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center Cardiogenetics Program. Her research is in the area of transplantation, cardiomyopathy and heart failure in children.

Academic Titles

  • Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Director, Program for Pediatric Cardiomyopathy, Heart Failure and Transplantation

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • 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

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • 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
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

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

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs Plan

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Research

Research Interests

  • Pediatric cardiology
  • Pediatric Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy
  • Pediatric Heart Transplantation
  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension