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Frederick Arthur Ehlert, MD

Board Certifications: 
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine
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(212) 305-9186

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Credentials & Experience

America's Top Doctor

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

Specialties

Education & Training

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

Honors & Awards

Phi Beta Kappa, Marquette University, 1982

About Frederick Ehlert

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.

Academic Titles

  • Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Director of Physician Development, Columbia HeartSource

Committee/Societies/Council Memberships

Fellow, American College of Cardiology

Fellow, Heart Rhythm Society

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Male

Insurance 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

Medicare

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

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

Contact & Locations

1
ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
New Patient Appointments:
(212) 326-8500
Primary
2
Somers Office
334 Route 202
Somers, NY 10589
New Patient Appointments:
(914) 277-4367