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Steven M. Markowitz, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Cardiovascular Disease (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (212) 746-2158
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Biography

Dr. Markowitz specializes in treating patients with arrhythmias (abnormal heart rhythms) and provides care in all aspects clinical electrophysiology. This includes the evaluation of patients with the following conditions:

-Supraventricular arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, atrial tachycardia, supraventricular tachycardia, and Wolff Parkinson White syndrome

-Ventricular arrhythmias such as ventricular ectopy (PVCs), ventricular tachycardia, and ventricular fibrillation

-Syncope (fainting)

-Palpitations

-Patients at high risk for sudden cardiac death, such as those with structural heart disease and those with a high-risk congenital condition (e.g., long QT syndrome, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Brugada syndrome, etc.)

-Patients with structural heart disease and refractory congestive heart failure

 

Dr. Markowitz performs the following procedures for management of patients suffering from any of the above conditions:

-Diagnostic electrophysiologic testing

-Radiofrequency and cryoablation ablation for all types of supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias

-Implantation of pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization devices, and loop recorders

-Laser lead extraction of pacemaker and defibrillator leads

-Electrical cardioversion

-Tilt table testing

 

A summary of Dr. Markowitz's Education, Training and/or Faculty Appointments is listed as following:

1988   M.D. - Harvard Medical School

1989   Internship, Internal Medicine - The New York Hospital

1992   Residency, Internal Medicine - The New York Hospital

1995   Fellowship, Cardiology - The New York Hospital - CUMC

1996   Fellowship, Cardiac Electrophysiology - The New York Hospital - CUMC

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Affinity [Access (Exchange)]

Affinity [HMO]

Cigna

Emblem Select Care

Emblem/HIP [EPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare, POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

Fidelis Care

GHI [CBP]

Healthfirst

Medicaid

Medicare

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Advantage]

Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter (HMO)]

POMCO

Rockefeller University - CoreSource

United Empire

UnitedHealthcare [Community Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]

VNSNY CHOICE

Education

1988 Harvard Medical School

Internship: 1991 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Residency: 1992 Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Fellowship: 1996 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Locations

520 East 70th Street Starr Pavilion 4th Fl
New York, NY 10021

Phone: (212) 746-2158

Fax: (212) 746-6951

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Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell Univ