Dr. Byron Thomashow, MD

Dr. Byron Thomashow, MD

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Pulmonary Disease  ·  
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69 y/o
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Dr. Byron Thomashow, MD is a pulmonologist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 39 years. He specializes in pulmonary disease and internal medicine.Read his story

Columbia University Dept. of Medicine

161 Fort Washington Ave # 311

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

Learn about Dr. Thomashow

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Thomashow performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Mycobacterial Lung Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pneumonia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bronchiectasis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Thomashow's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Thomashow's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Thomashow "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."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thomashow "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. "

2  Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

51  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

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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Dr. Thomashow's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thomashow to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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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

Patient Comments (1)

When I was first recommended to Dr. Thomashow, I had seen 3 doctors who just shook their heads negatively. I have COPD. After meeting with Dr. T he put me on oxygen immediately and told me that he was going to help me. It is now 6 years later and thanks to Dr. T I have been off oxygen for the...more
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