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Ian M. Kronish, MD, MPH

Board Certifications: 
Internal Medicine
Expertise in: 
Primary Care Internist
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Expertise

  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hypertension
  • Mental Health


Education & Training

  • Internship: Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Mount Sinai Medical Center

Honors & Awards

2018 Wayne Katon Research Award, Academy of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry

2017 Fellow, Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research

2016 Irving Scholars Award, Irving Institute for Clinical & Translational Research, Columbia University

About Ian Kronish

Dr. Kronish obtained his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed his residency and fellowship in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He is a board-certified general internist and Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology and Division of General Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

He co-directs the ColumbiaDoctors Hypertension Center, a multidisciplinary center of excellence that provides high quality care and state-of-the-art diagnostic testing for hypertension. He also directs a 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring service, called ActiveBP. Dr. Kronish’s clinical interests include the accurate diagnosis and treatment of hypertension, as well as the management of psychological consequences of chronic disease.

Academic Titles

  • Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Co-Director, ColumbiaDoctors Hypertension Center
  • Director, ActiveBP: 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Service
  • Associate Director, Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health

Committee/Societies/Council Memberships

Fellow, American Heart Association

Member, Society of General Internal Medicine

Member, American Psychosomatic Society

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • French
  • Spanish


  • Male

Insurance Accepted


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


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan


  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

United Health Care

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

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

Contact & Locations

622 West 168th Street
PH 9, Room 311
New York, New York 10032


Dr. Kronish's research aims to to develop, test, and implement interventions that improve the diagnosis, treatment, and control of hypertension in primary care. His research also aims to reduce the adverse psychological consequences of acute medical events such as strokes and heart attacks, and to better understand the influence of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder on patient's ability to self-manage their chronic disease.