Dr. David Sahar, MD

Dr. David Sahar, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. David Sahar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Bronx, NY. He graduated from Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.Read his story

3050 Corlear Ave Ste 204

Bronx, NY 10463

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Locals (any local)
  • MultiPlan
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Top Care Areas

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Cardiomegaly
very high
more than 94% of peers
Tricuspid Valve Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers
Mitral Valve Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Sahar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sahar "Dr. David I. Sahar is a Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. He is a cardiologist specializing in adult cardiology; areas of expertise include cardiac disease prevention, treating congestive heart failure, valvular heart disease, atrial fibrillation, syncope, coronary artery disease, ventricular arrhythmias, hypertensive heart disease, palpitations Hyperlipidemia. Dr. Sahar is expert in Consultative Cardiology, Critical Care Cardiology and has many years of experience caring for patients in both office based and in- hospital setting. He has served as Critical Care Unit Attending for over two decades at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Sahar also teaches at the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physians and Surgeons, where he serves as Professor of Medicine. He has participated in both bench and clinical research, in years past has presented at national meetings and contributed as author to scientific publications. He serves as a member of the Columbia Division of Cardiology Chief of Service team. Dr. Sahar is a member of the Academy of Clinical Excellence at Columbia, a Fellow of the American Heart Association, Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, and Fellow of the American College Of Physicians. Dr.Sahar received his medical degree from College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University and completed his Cardiology Fellowship at St. Luke's Hospital Columbia University and subspecialty in Cardiac Arrhythmias and Electrophysiology at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Sahar cares for patients at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital; The Allen Hospital; and at the Corlear Avenue Columbia Doctor's Practice Site."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sahar "New York, NY Oct 20, 2016 " As a Registered Nurse, I am very aware of excellence and lack there of..I must say Dr Sahar is excellent! His examination is thorough and he addressed all of my ...concerns in such a patient unhurried manner. he answered my questions...he is truly a Renaissance Physician and his practice is also an art.""

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

29  Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Multifocal Premature Beats
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

5  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
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Ohio State University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Ohio State University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Academy of Clinical Excellence at Columbia University Medical Center, 1985
Media & Publications

Dr. Sahar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Cardiology, Fellow
  • American College of Physicians, Fellow
  • American Heart Association, Fellow

Dr. Sahar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sahar

4.3

Based on 27 reviews

5 Stars
77.77777777777777%
(21)
4 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(1)
1 Star
14.814814814814815%
(4)

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A real complete heart exam
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Very good doctor
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excellent and compassionate care
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Doctor Sahar is an excellent physician. He is passionate about what he does and has decades of experience in the field; I have never met any cardiologist who is this dedicated to his work and truly cares for the patients. He is kind and professional, and listens to the patient well. His nurse and...Read More
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I hadn’t been to a doctor this quick, knowledgeable and effective in my life. Dr sahar Is the best
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