Karen Altmann, MD

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

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease, Pediatric Echocardiography

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

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.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Female

Schedule an Appointment

Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients:
212-305-4622

Location(s)

CUMC/NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
3959 Broadway
New York, NY 10032
Primary

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • 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 Access (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Gatekeeper (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • 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
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care-Hudson Health Plan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

TRICARE

  • TRICARE

UnitedHealthcare

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

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

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

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatrics
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Research