Dr. Byron Thomashow, MD

Dr. Byron Thomashow, MD

OncologyMaleAge 72

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(212) 235-1519

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Dr. Byron Thomashow, MD is a Oncology Specialist in New York, NY. Dr. Thomashow has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Interstitial Lung Disease, and Sleep Apnea than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Thomashow to book an appointment.

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(212) 235-1519
CUMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion161 Fort Washington Ave Ste 3-311 New York, NY 10032
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Dr. Thomashow is the best doctor I have ever had. He is patient, concerned and so helpful. He really cares and it is obvious from everything he does. I feel so lucky to have found this professional, caring pulmonologist who has helped me so much.
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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F Dolling – Mar 31, 2021
Dr Thomashaw saved my life by have 1/4 of each lung removed 10 years ago. Since losing 150 lbs life has never been better Thank you Byron
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Arthur Watson – Apr 28, 2020
a wonderful doctor and a wonderful human being
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barbara mitler – Dec 04, 2019
Excellent physician. Very patient and truly cares about his patients. Is very proactive and returns all calls. Would highly recommend.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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1 person found this helpful
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Alan wiener in New City, NY – Jun 18, 2019

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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Thomashow

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Thomashow treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Thomashow treats other conditions, please contact the office at (212) 305-5261.

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.

Dr. Thomashow is experienced in the area of Obstructive Lung Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

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Dr. Thomashow
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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Bronchiectasis
Asthma
Emphysema
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.

Dr. Thomashow is experienced in the area of Interstitial Lung Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Thomashow
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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Bronchitis
Bronchiectasis
Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Sleep Apnea

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.

Dr. Thomashow is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

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Dr. Thomashow
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Sleep Apnea
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Frequency
High
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Very High
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Dr. Thomashow's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Bedwetting
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Constipation
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dizziness
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Genital Herpes
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hip Sprain
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hives
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Hypertension
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Nodule
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Mastodynia
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Septic Embolism
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Smoking Cessation Treatment
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vitamin A Deficiency
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Thomashow accepts the following insurance:

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
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
Health Net
Medicaid
Tricare
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
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

About Me

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...Read more

Biography

Dr Byron Thomashow is a Clinical Professor of Medicine Columbia University Medical Center and an Attending Physician at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital....Read more

Specialties

  • Oncology

Education

1979
Harlem Hospital Center
Fellowship Hospital
1978
St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
Fellowship Hospital
1977
St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
Residency Hospital
1975
St Lukes - Roosevelt Hospital Center at Roosevelt Division
Internship Hospital
,

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Byron Thomashow, MD?

Call (212) 235-1519 to make an appointment as a new patient, or (212) 305-5261 for existing patients or other inquiries. Click here for more information.

Does Dr. Byron Thomashow, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Thomashow has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Byron Thomashow, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Byron Thomashow, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Thomashow's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Byron Thomashow, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Byron Thomashow, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Thomashow frequently treats Obstructive Lung Disease, Interstitial Lung Disease, and Sleep Apnea. See all practice areas where Dr. Thomashow specializes.

Where is Dr. Byron Thomashow, MD's office located?

Dr. Thomashow's office is located at 161 Fort Washington Ave Ste 3-311, New York, NY 10032. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Thomashow is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center

New York, NY

7 Awards Received

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

New York, NY

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

7 Awards Received