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Marc L. Dickstein, MD

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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology


Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Internship: Montefiore Hospital
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY

Honors & Awards

  • Columbia University Presidential Teaching Award, 2006
  • Teacher of the Year Award (P&S Class of 2008), 2005
  • Teacher of the Year Award (P&S Class of 2006), 2003
  • Gender Equity Teaching Award, 2003
  • Charles W. Bohmfalk Memorial Prize for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching in the Preclinical Sciences, 2002
  • Teacher of the Year Award (P&S Class of 2004), 2001
  • Chief Resident in Anesthesiology, 1990-1991, Presbyterian Hospital, New York, N.Y. Magna Cum Laude, University of Pennsylvania, 1983

About Marc Dickstein

Academic Titles

  • Professor of Anesthesiology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia


  • Male

Insurance Accepted


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


  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


  • 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

Local 1199

  • Local 1199


  • MagnaCare

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care


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

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Cardiovascular physiology Right heart function Simulation technology

Selected Publications

  • Klotz S,Hay I,Dickstein ML,Yi GH,Wang J,Maurer M,Kass D,Burkhoff D.Single beat estimation of the end-diastolic pressure-volume relationship: a novel method with the potential for noninvasive application.Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol.2006.
  • Dickstein ML.Con: Inhaled Prostaglandin as a Pulmonary Vasodilator instead of Nitric Oxide. J Cardio Vasc Anesth 19(3):403-405,2005.
  • Klotz S,Foronjy RF,Dickstein ML,Danser AHJ,Gu A,Oz MC,D`Armentio J,Burkhoff D,\Mechanical Unloading During LVAD Support Increases Left Ventricular Collagen Cross-linking and Myocardial Stiffness. Circulation,2005 Jul 19;112(3):364-74,2005.
  • Heerdt PM,Dickstein ML.Regulation and assessment of cardiac function; an integrative view In Hemmings HH,Hopkins P (eds) Scientific Foundations of Anesthesiology,Second Edition.St.Louis,MO.Mosby 2005.
  • Skubas N,Dickstein ML,Hogue CW Jr.Anesthesia for Heart and Lung Transplantation.Harvard Education Anesthesia Library.Bailin,M (Ed).Lippincott,Inc,Philadelphia,PA ,Chapter 7,2002.
  • Bigham M,Dickstein ML,Hogue CW Jr.Anesthesia for heart and lung transplantation.In: Cardiac Anesthesia: Principles and Clinical Practice (2nd Ed),pp.637-662.Edited by Estafanous,Barasch,Reves,Lippincott Williams and Wilkins,Philadelphia,2001.
  • Dickstein ML,Mets B,Heath MJS: Anesthetic Considerations During Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation. In: Cardiac Assist Devices,pp.63-74.  Edited by Goldstein,Futura Publishing Co.,Inc.,New York,2000.
  • Dickstein ML: Anesthesia for heart transplantation.Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 2(2):131-139,1998.
  • Dickstein ML,Todaka K,Burkhoff D: Left-to-right systolic and diastolic ventricular interactions are dependent on right ventricular volume.Am J Physiol. 272(6 Pt 2):H2869-74,1997.
  • Dickstein ML,Spotnitz HM,Rose EA,Burkhoff D: Heart reduction surgery: an analysis of the impact on cardiac function. J Thoracic Cardiovasc Surgery 113:1032-40,1997.
  • Heerdt PM,Dickstein ML: Assessment of right ventricular function.Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 1(3):214-224,1997.
  • Dickstein ML,Burkhoff D: A theoretical analysis of the effect of pulmonary vasodilation on pulmonary venous pressure: implications for inhaled nitric oxide therapy. J Heart Lung Transplant,15:715-21,1996.