Paolo C. Colombo is a cardiologist who specialized in treating patients with advanced heart failure, cardiac assist device and heart transplant. Dr. Colombo is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology.
Dr. Colombo received his medical degree, magna cum laude from the University of Milan in Italy. He completed his internal medicine residency and fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center, the university hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He then specialized in heart failure and transplant at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center in New York.
Dr. Colombo has been on ColumbiaDoctors faculty since 2002. He is Herbert Irving Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC and serves as the Medical Director of the Cardiac Assist Device Program.
An internationally renowned investigator, Dr. Colombo has been awarded research grants from the National Institutes of Health, American Heart Association as well as other research foundations. Dr. Colombo has published more than fifty manuscripts and presented his research all over the world.
Dr. Colombo sees patients at Columbia University Medical Center in Washington Heights.
Aetna [HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
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CIGNA [Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
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Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]
UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare, POS, PPO]
VNSNY CHOICE [Select Health]
University of Milan Faculty of Medicine and Surgery (Italy)
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Fellowship: Montefiore Medical Center
Selected Peer-reviewed Publications (selected from 57)