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Selim M. Arcasoy, MD

Board Certifications: 
Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine
Expertise in: 
Transplant Surgery, Pulmonary Disease Medicine
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Credentials & Experience

America's Top Doctor

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine

Clinical Expertise

  • Transplant Surgery
  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine
  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Transplant Pulmonology
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Lung Transplant
  • Specialist in Lung Transplantation Surgery
  • Transplantation
  • Transplantation Surgery
  • Pediatric Transplant Surgery
  • Pediatric Pulmonology

Education & Training

  • Ege University Medical School, Turkey
  • Internship: State University of New York Health Science Center, Syracuse
  • Residency: State University of New York Health Science Center, Syracuse
  • Fellowship: The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Honors & Awards

  • 2009 Inclusion in New York City Super Doctors, New York Times Magazine
  • 2009 Inclusion in the ninth edition of America’s Top Doctors
  • 2008 Inclusion in the eighth edition of America’s Top Doctors
  • 2007 Inclusion in seventh edition of America’s Top Doctors and eleventh edition of Top Doctors: New York Metro Area
  • 2006 Inclusion in sixth edition of America’s Top Doctors and tenth edition of Top Doctors: New York Metro Area
  • 2005 Inclusion in fifth edition of America’s Top Doctors and ninth edition of Top Doctors: New York Metro Area
  • 2004 Inclusion in fourth edition of America’s Top Doctors and eighth edition of Top Doctors: New York Metro Area
  • 2003 Inclusion in third edition of America’s Top Doctors and seventh edition of Top Doctors: New York Metro Area
  • 2002 Inclusion in second edition of America’s Top Doctors and sixth edition of Top Doctors: New York Metro Area
  • 2002 Fellow of the American College of Physicians (F.A.C.P.)
  • 2001 Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (F.C.C.P.)
  • 1990 Rank Valedictorian of class in Ege University School of Medicine

About Selim Arcasoy

Medical Marvels - Lung Transplants, Motherhood

Dr. Arcasoy was recruited to Columbia University as the Medical Program Director of Lung Transplantation in 2001 from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a key member of the Advanced Lung Disease and Lung Transplantation Program in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Since his recruitment, he completely turned around the Lung Transplantation Program to rank amongst the top ten programs in the country with regards to volume and top 1 to 3 programs in terms of patient survival. In addition to his position as the Medical Program Director of the Lung Transplant Program, he is the Director of the Interstitial Lung Disease Program at Columbia University.

Dr. Arcasoy has gained national and international reputation with various leadership roles in many professional organizations and scientific societies, including chairing the Thoracic Organ Transplant Committee of the American Society of Transplantation and the Transplant Network Steering Committee of the American College of Chest Physicians. He also serves as a reviewer for many scientific journals. Dr. Arcasoy has been named in America's Top Doctors in the past eight consecutive years and Top Doctors: New York Metro Area between 2002 and 2006.

Academic Titles

  • Dickinson W. Richards, Jr. Professor of Medicine (in Pediatrics) at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Languages

  • Turkish

Gender

  • Male

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

POMCO

  • POMCO

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:
(212) 305-7771
Fax:
(212) 342-5382
Primary

Research

Advanced lung disease and lung transplantation

Research Interests

  • Patient selection and outcomes on the waiting list for lung transplantation
  • Predictors and diagnosis of acute and chronic lung rejection
  • Novel immunosuppressive regimens and antimicrobial therapies in lung transplantation
  • Co-morbidities in advanced pulmonary disease
  • Lung volume reduction for emphysema
  • Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and pulmonary alveolar proteinosis
  • Pulmonary embolism and thrombolytic therapy

Grants

ALNYLAM ALN-RSVP1-09 (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Jun 22 2010 - Jun 22 2015

AN OPEN-LABEL,MULTICENTER,EXTENSION STUDY OF CYCLOSPORINE INHALATION SOLUTION IN SUBJECTS PREVIOUSLY ENROLLED IN THE APT (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Oct 28 2009 - Oct 28 2014

INHALED CYCLOSPORINE (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Nov 25 2008 - May 31 2013

IVIG FOR ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY IN LUNG TRANSPLANT PATIENTS (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Mar 31 2005 - Dec 31 2010

Selected Publications

Arcasoy SM.Selection of patients with cystic fibrosis for lung transplantation.In: Braunwald E,Fauci AS,Isselbacher KJ,Kasper DL,Hauser SL,Longo DL,Jameson JL (Eds.) HarrisonsOnline.2007.

Lederer DJ,Caplan-Shaw CE,O'Shea MK,Wilt JS,Basner RC,Bartels MN,Sonett JR,Arcasoy SM,Kawut SM.Racial and ethnic disparities in survival in lung transplant candidates with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.Am J Transplant 2006;6(2):398-403.

Lederer DJ,Arcasoy SM,Wilt JS,D'Ovidio F,Sonett JR,Kawut SM.Six-minute Walk Distance Predicts Waiting List Survival in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2006;174:659-64.

Lederer DJ,Arcasoy SM,Barr RG,Wilt JS,Bagiella E,D'Ovidio F,Sonett JR,Kawut SM.Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A UNOS/OPTN Database Analysis.Am J Transplant 2006;6:2436-42.

Caplan-Shaw CE,Arcasoy SM,Shane E,Lederer DJ,Wilt JS,O'Shea MK,Addesso V,Sonett JR,Kawut SM.Osteoporosis in diffuse parenchymal lung disease.Chest 2006 Jan;129(1):140-6.Erratum in: Chest 2006 Mar;129(3):831.

Yip NH,Lederer DJ,Kawut SM,Wilt JS,D'Ovidio F,Wang Y,Dwyer E,Sonett JR,Arcasoy SM.Immunoglobulin G levels before and after lung transplantation.Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2006 Apr 15;173(8):917-21.

Arcasoy SM,Wilt J.Medical complications after lung transplantation.Sem Respir Crit Care Med 2006;27:508-20.

Orens JB,Estenne M,Arcasoy SM,Conte JV,Corris P,Egan JJ,Egan T,Keshvajee S,Knoop C,Kotloff R,Martinez FJ,Nathan S,Palmer S,Patterson A,Singer L,Snell G,Studer S,Vachiery JL,Glanville AR.International Guidelines for the Selection of Lung Transplant Candidates: 2006 Update.J Heart Lung Transplant 2006;25:745-55.

Lederer DJ,Kawut SM,Sonett JR,Vakiani E,Seward SL Jr,White JG,Wilt JS,Marboe CC,Gahl WA,Arcasoy SM.Successful bilateral lung transplantation for pulmonary fibrosis associated with the Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome.J Heart Lung Transplant 2005 Oct;24(10):1697-9.

Arcasoy SM,Fisher A,Hachem RR,Scavuzzo M,Ware LB; ISHLT Working Group on Primary Lung Graft Dysfunction.Report of the ISHLT Working Group on Primary Lung Graft Dysfunction part V: predictors and outcomes.J Heart Lung Transplant 2005 Oct;24(10):1483-8.

Kawut SM,Shah L,Wilt JS,Dwyer E,Maani PA,Daly TM,O'Shea MK,Sonett JR,Arcasoy SM.Risk factors and outcomes of hypogammaglobulinemia after lung transplantation.Transplantation 2005 Jun 27;79(12):1723-6.

Kawut SM,O'Shea MK,Bartels MN,Wilt JS,Sonett JR,Arcasoy SM.Exercise testing determines survival in patients with diffuse parenchymal lung disease evaluated for lung transplantation.Respir Med 2005 Nov;99(11):1431-9.

Christie JD,Van Raemdonck D,de Perrot M,Barr M,Keshavjee S,Arcasoy SM,Orens J.Report of the ISHLT Working Group on Primary Lung Graft Dysfunction: Part I: Introduction and Methods.J Heart Lung Transplant 2005;24:1451-3.

Arcasoy SM,J.D.Christie,V.A.Ferrari,M.St.John Sutton,D.A.Zisman,N.P.Blumenthal,A.Pochettino,R.M.Kotloff.Echocardiographic assessment of pulmonary hypertension in patients with advanced lung disease.Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2003;167:735-40.

Arcasoy SM,Vachani A.Local and systemic thrombolytic therapy for acute venous thromboembolism.Clinics in Chest Medicine 2003;24:73-91.

Arcasoy SM,G.Tino.Clinical Aspects of Obstructive Lung Disease.Seminars in Roentgenology 36:6-11,2001.

Arcasoy SM,J.D.Christie,A.Pochettino,B.R.Rosengard,N.P.Blumenthal,J.E.Bavaria,R.M.Kotloff.Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients with Sarcoidosis Listed for Lung Transplantation.Chest 2001;120:873-80.

Arcasoy SM,C.Hersh,J.D.Christie,D.Zisman,A.Pochettino,B.R.Rosengard,N.P.Blumenthal,H.I.Palevsky,J.E.Bavaria,R.M.Kotloff.Bronchogenic carcinoma Complicating Lung Transplantation.J Heart Lung Transplant 2001;20:1044-53.

Arcasoy SM,R.M.Kotloff.Lung transplantation.N Engl J Med 340:1081-91,1999.