Linda J. Addonizio, MD

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

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Pulmonary Hypertension, Heart Transplantation, Pediatric Echocardiography, Heart Failure ( Pediatric), Circulatory Failure, Heart Transplant, Cardiomyopathy

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Director, Program for Pediatric Cardiomyopathy, Heart Failure and Transplantation

Dr. Addonizio began the Pediatric Cardiac Transplant Program in 1984 and presently directs the Program for Pediatric Cardiomyopathy, Heart Failure and Transplantation. This program offers comprehensive multidisciplinary care to children from all over the world who have complex heart disease and / or are at high risk for transplantation. She is also part of the Columbia Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic and the New York Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center Cardiogenetics Program. Her research is in the area of transplantation, cardiomyopathy and heart failure in children.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Female

Schedule an Appointment

Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients:
212-305-6575

Location(s)

CUMC/NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
3959 Broadway
New York, NY 10032
Primary
White Plains, NY - 15 North Broadway Office
15 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10601

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

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

UnitedHealthcare

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

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs Plan

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

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • BS, 1974 Stanford University
  • MD, 1978 Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: Babies & Children's Hospital - Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Babies & Children's Hospital - Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatrics

Honors & Awards

  • Rustin McIntosh Award
  • Elected to Board of Directors of International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Governor's Award for Excellence as a Woman in History
America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

Research

Research Interests

  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatric Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy
  • Pediatric Heart Transplantation
  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension

Grants

THE FONTAN LIVER AFTER CARDIAC TRANSPLANTATION (Private)

Sep 4 2018 - Sep 3 2020

CHRONIC GRAFT DESTRUCTION: INTERPLAY OF ALLO- AND AUTOANTIBODIES AND NONADHERENCE (Federal Gov)

May 1 2016 - Jan 31 2020

CARDIAC BIOMARKERS IN PEDIATRIC CARDIOMYOPATH (PER PATIENT) (Federal Gov)

Apr 1 2014 - Jun 30 2019

MULTICENTER RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF EVEROLIMUS IN PEDIATRIC HEART TRANSPLANTATION (Federal Gov)

Sep 15 2017 - Sep 14 2018

QUALITY OF LIFE ASSESSMENT IN THE PEDIATRIC CARDIAC POPULATION: TESTING THE PEDIATRIC CARDIAC QUALITY OF LIFE INVENTORY ( STUDY ) (Private)

Jun 1 2017 - May 31 2018

GENOTYPE-PHENOTYPE ASSOCIATIONS IN PEDIATRIC CARDIOMYOPATHY (Federal Gov)

Apr 1 2015 - Mar 31 2018

GENOTYPE-PHENOTYPE ASSOC. IN PEDIATRIC CARDIOMYOPATHY NON-FED (Private)

Oct 1 2014 - Sep 30 2017

GENOTYPE-PHENOTYPE ASSOCIATIONS IN PEDIATRIC CARDIOMYOPATHY (Federal Gov)

Apr 1 2015 - Mar 31 2017

CHRONIC GRAFT DESTRUCTION INTERPLAY OF ALIO AND AUTOANTIBODIES AND NONADHERENCE (Federal Gov)

Feb 1 2013 - Jan 31 2016

GENOTYPE-PHENOTYPE ASSOC. IN PEDIATRIC CARDIOMYOPATHY NON-FED (Private)

Oct 1 2014 - Sep 30 2015

GENOTYPE-PHENOTYPE ASSOC. IN PEDIATRIC CARDIOMYOPATHY FED (Federal Gov)

Apr 1 2014 - Jun 30 2015

B-CELL TARGETED INDUCTION TO IMPROVE OUTCOMES IN PEDIATRIC LUNG TRANSPLANTATION (Federal Gov)

Mar 1 2014 - Feb 28 2015

CARDIAC BIOMARKERS IN PEDIATRIC CARDIOMYOPATHY (Federal Gov)

Aug 6 2012 - Jul 31 2014

PEDIATRIC HEART TRANSPLANTATION: TRANSITIONING TO ADULT CARE (Federal Gov)

Jul 15 2013 - May 31 2014

GENOTYPE-PHENOTYPE ASSOCIATIONS IN PEDIATRIC CARDIOMYOPATHY NON-FED (Private)

Apr 1 2012 - Mar 31 2014

GENOTYPE-PHENOTYPE ASSOCIATIONS IN PEDICATRIC CARDIOMYOPATHY FED (Federal Gov)

Apr 1 2012 - Mar 31 2014

VIRAL TRIGGERS OF ALLOIMMUNITY AND AUTOIMMUNITY IN PEDIATRIC LUNG TRANSPLANTATION (Federal Gov)

Sep 17 2010 - Jun 30 2013

ALLOANTIBODIES IN CARDIAC TRANSPLANTATION-INTERVENTION, OUTCOMES, AND MECHANISMS (Federal Gov)

Sep 1 2012 - Feb 28 2013

ALLANTIBODIES IN CARDIAC TRANSPLANTATION - INTERVENTION, OUTCOMES AND MECHANISMS (Federal Gov)

Mar 1 2012 - Aug 31 2012

ALLANTIBODIES IN CARDIAC TRANSPLANTATION - INTERVENTION, OUT COMES AND MECHANISMS (Federal Gov)

Mar 1 2009 - Feb 29 2012

PEDIATRIC CARDIOMYOPATHY REGISTRY (Federal Gov)

Mar 31 2004 - May 31 2010

PEDIATRIC CARDIOMYOPATHY REGISTRY (Federal Gov)

Mar 1 2004 - May 31 2010

OPTIMIZING OUTCOMES AFTER PEDIATRIC HEART TRANSPLANTATION (Federal Gov)

Feb 15 2004 - Jan 31 2009