Karen Altmann, MD

Board Certifications: 
Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Overview

Karen Altmann, MD, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics. She has expertise in pediatric echocardiography. Her interests include echocardiographic assessment of right and left ventricular function.

Dr. Altmann is involved in the teaching and training of the pediatric cardiology fellows and is Director of pediatric cardiology Fellowship education in echocardiography at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. She is Director of Quality Improvement in the pediatric echocardiography laboratory. She is currently involved in the Pediatric Heart Network, participating in several multicenter trials sponsored by the NIH evaluating children with congenital heart disease.

Dr. Altmann is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Heart Association, American Society of Echocardiography, the Pediatric Cardiology Society of Greater New York, and is on the Board of Directors of the New York Pediatric Echocardiographic Society.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease
  • Pediatric Echocardiography

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Female

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Aetna

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  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
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Affinity Health Plan

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Amida Care

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Cigna

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Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

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Fidelis Care

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Health First

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Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)

  • ConnectiCare
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  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
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  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Health Plus - Amerigroup

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Local 1199

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MagnaCare (National)

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Medicare

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Multiplan

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MVP Health Care

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  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

United Health Care

  • Columbia Employee POS
  • Compass (Exchange)
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  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE SelectHealth

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  • Select Health
  • Special Needs

WellCare

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  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Boston
  • Fellowship: Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Cardiology
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