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Joseph Tenenbaum, MD

Board Certifications: 
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine
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Credentials & Experience

America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Expertise

  • Adult Cardiology
  • Cardiology Consultation
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  • Angina
  • Aortic Stenosis

Education & Training

  • Harvard University
  • Internship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Fellowship: Mount Sinai Hospital - MD

Honors & Awards

Summa Cum Laude, Chemistry, Brandeis University, 6/68 Phi Beta Kappa, Brandeis University, 5/67 Alpha Omega Alpha, Harvard Medical School, 5/74 Senior Residents Teaching Award, Presbyterian Hospital, 1992 Arnold P. Gold Foundation Award, 5/96 Society of Practiioners Physician of the Year;   Society of Practitioners Alfred Markowitz Service Award.  

Columbia University Presidential Teaching Award 2011

About Joseph Tenenbaum


Joseph Tenenbaum, MD is the Edgar M. Leifer Professor of Medicine at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. Dr. Tenenbaum is deeply committed to fulfilling the privilege of practicing and teaching medicine.

Dr. Tenenbaum’ first commitment is to bring the best of modern medicine with the finest art of the classical caring of medicine to heal those who are sick, provide remedy for suffering, and to promote health. His second is to those who come to train; to afford the best experience in realizing one's potential, to present the best examples of medical caregiving.

The Columbia University Medical center’s Division of Cardiology has flourished in its commitment to education, teaching, and research through a similar focus.

Academic Titles

  • Edgar M. Leifer Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Chief, Allen Hospital Medicine Division
  • Director, House Staff Training Program

Committee/Societies/Council Memberships

Fellow, American College of Cardiology

Fellow, American College of Physicians

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia


  • Male

Insurance Accepted


  • NYP Employee Plan


  • Medicare Managed Care


  • Traditional Medicare (NY)


  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Medicare Managed Care

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

Contact & Locations

177 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, New York 10032




Apr 1 2011 - Sep 1 2011