Maxwell M. Chait, MD, FACP

Gastroenterology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Internal Medicine (Board Certified)
Languages: Yiddish
Office Phone: (914) 725-2010

Biography

ColumbiaDoctors Medical Group is one of the largest multi-specialty practices in New York State, comprised of an experienced group of physicians specializing in Cardiology, Vascular Disease, Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

The physicians at ColumbiaDoctors Medical Group are specialists in many areas of medicine, including: Congenital Heart Failure, Cardiac Transplantation, Cardiovascular Disease, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Arrhythmias, Cardiac Catheterization, Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, Pulmonary Medicine and Nutrition & Wellness.

ColumbiaDoctors Medical Group physicians are faculty members at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and actively participate in advanced research, in an effort to offer patients with complex illnesses access to therapies not readily available elsewhere.

Some of the current cardiology protocols include: non-surgical treatments for valvular disease, new treatments for atrial fibrillation, methods to avoid use of blood thinners, as well as modalities to treat blood pressure with less medication.

The physicians at ColumbiaDoctors Medical Group practice in several Westchester County locations include Hawthorne, White Plains, Eastchester, Hartsdale, Mount Vernon, Scarsdale, and Somers. Orange County locations include Goshen and Port Jervis New York.

Dr. Maxwell M. Chait completed his MD degree from the University of California School of Medicine at San Francisco. He is a Fellow of several prestigious organizations, including the American College of Physicians, American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He is a practicing gastroenterologist and assistant professor of medicine Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. His practice interests include gastroenterology, gastrointestinal endoscopy and internal medicine. He has authored numerous publications in reputed journals. He is the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Liver Disease and Transplantation and serves on the editorial board of of several international journals including the World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Affinity [Access (Exchange), Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]

Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, 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

MagnaCare

Medicare

Multiplan

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

POMCO

UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

VNSNY CHOICE [SelectHealth]

Education

University of California - San Francisco

University of California San Francisco School of Medicine

Residency: North Shore University Hospital

Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Locations

Hartsdale Office

180 East Hartsdale Avenue
Suite 1E
Hartsdale, NY 10530

Phone: (914) 725-2010

Fax: (914) 725-6488

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

    BA – Magna Cum Laude
    BS – Cum Laude
    Phi Kappa Phi
    Alpha Epsilon Delta
    Phi Eta Sigma
    David Gourley Scholarship Award
    Rudolph J. Taussig Scholarship Award
    American Cancer Society Fellowship 1975-1977
    Marquis Who’s Who in America
    Marquis Who’s Who in the East
    Marquis Who’s Who in American Medicine
    Consumer Research Council Guide to America’s Top Physicians