Dr. Byron Thomashow, MD

Dr. Byron Thomashow, MD

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Pulmonology  |  
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68 y/o
9 reviews

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Dr Byron Thomashow is a Clinical Professor of Medicine Columbia University Medical Center and an Attending Physician at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He serves as medical director of the Jo-Ann LeBuhn Center for Chest Disease on the Columbia campus. He was a member of the executive committee of the medical board of the New York-Presbyterian Hospital for most of the last 10 years and chaired the Quality Care Committee for the Society of Practitioners of the Columbia University Medical Center. He presently chairs the Respiratory Disease Council of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare Network and co-chairs the New York Presbyterian smoking cessation initiative. He helped found and is now chairman of the board of directors of the COPD Foundation. He is the co-chair for the NY State COPD Summit (June 2010) and co-chair of the COPD Coalition National Meeting. He was a member of the steering committee and the co-primary investigator at the Columbia site for the National Emphysema Treatment Trial and has been and remains actively involved in multiple national clinical research projects....See Less

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY DEPT OF MEDICINE

161 Fort Washington Ave # 311

New York, NY 10032
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • EmblemHealth
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst

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Care Philosophy

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. 
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Dr. Thomashow's Experience

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Dr. Thomashow's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pulmonology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bird Flu
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Harlem Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thomashow has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Pulmonary Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Thomashow is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Thomashow's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thomashow to family and friends
5
based on 9 total surveys
Dr. Thomashow's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Thomashow accepts 34 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
    Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
    Tricare
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Tricare
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MVP Health Care
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • POMCO Group
  • SelectHealth
  • State Farm
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicaid
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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