Joseph Tenenbaum, MD

Cardiovascular Disease (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Internal Medicine (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (212) 305-5288
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors


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.

Area of Expertise

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Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [NYP Employee Plan]

Medicare [Traditional Medicare (NY)]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]

UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Medicare Managed Care]


Harvard University

Internship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY

Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY

Fellowship: Mount Sinai Hospital - MD


Milstein Hospital Building

177 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-5288

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Edgar M. Leifer Professor of Medicine at CUMC

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