Vivek Iyer, MD, MSE

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Internal Medicine (Board Certified)
Cardiovascular Disease (Board Certified)
Languages: Spanish, Tamil


Vivek Iyer, MD, MSE is a cardiac electrophysiologist, specializing in treating heart rhythm abnormalities.

Dr. Iyer is an Attending Physician in the Cardiac Electrophysiology section, in the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine. He specializes in the management of complex cardiac arrhythmia and advanced ablation techniques, with clinical interests in ventricular tachycardia (VT) and atrial fibrillation (AF) management. His medical school training was completed in 2006 at Harvard Medical School, followed by clinical training at Columbia University Medical Center. Research interests include advanced ablation techniques, as well as arrhythmia formation in the context of heritable "channelopathies". He completed Biomedical Engineering training at Johns Hopkins University in 2002, earning BS and MSE degrees.

Dr. Iyer is boarded in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology. Dr. Iyer sees patients at Columbia University Medical center in Washington Heights, New York.

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]

Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]

Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]

Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid 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]

Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care]

Local 1199




Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]


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

VNSNY CHOICE [SelectHealth]


MD, Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School

Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center


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Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC