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Melana Yuzefpolskaya, MD

Board Certifications: 
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine
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New and Existing Patients: 
(646) 317-5621

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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Expertise

  • Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD)
  • Left Ventricular Assist Device
  • Mechanical Assist Device
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Heart Failure

Education & Training

  • New York University School of Medicine
  • Residency: New York University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

About Melana Yuzefpolskaya

Melana Yuzefpolskaya, MD is a cardiologist, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with advanced heart failure, with a special interest in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. She is board certified in General Cardiology, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology and Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation. 

Dr. Yuzefpolskaya is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology. She received her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine, completed her Residency in Internal Medicine at NYU, Fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases at St. Luke's Roosevelt Medical Center and advanced training in advanced heart failure, cardiac assist devices and transplantation at Columbia University Medical Center in New York. 

Dr. Yuzefpolskaya has co-authored more than 20 peer-reviewed manuscripts in prestigious journals, including Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Circulation: Heart Failure, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Several of her abstracts had been presented at the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation

Dr. Yuzefpolskaya joined the Faculty at the Center for Advanced Cardiac Care in 2011, named the Associate Medical Director for the Cardiac Assisted Device Program at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. She sees patients in Washington Heights in New York City.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Associate Medical Director, Cardiac Assisted Device Program

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • HMO
  • 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

  • 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

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

UnitedHealthcare

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

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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

Contact & Locations

1
622 West 168th Street
New York, New York 10032
Phone:
(646) 317-5621
Primary

Research

Grants

SUSTAINING QUALITY OF LIFE OF THE AGED: HEART TRANSPLANT OR MECHANICAL SUPPORT? (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2017 - Mar 31 2020

CAN VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICES REVERSE THE FRAILTY PHENOTYPE (Federal Gov)

Sep 1 2014 - Apr 30 2017