Dr. Frederick Ehlert, MD

Dr. Frederick Ehlert, MD

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Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  ·  
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58 y/o
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Dr. Frederick Ehlert, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology.Read his story

Columbia Doctors Midtown

51 W 51st St Ste 330

New York, NY 10019
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
very high
more than 93% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers
Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Ehlert'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. Ehlert's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ehlert "Frederick A. Ehlert, MD, is a cardiac electrophysiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Ehlert's areas of expertise include sudden cardiac death, pacemaker and defibrillator therapy and chronic device and lead extraction and revisions. He has authored over 40 peer-reviewed papers, reviews, and book chapters in electrophysiology and presented his original research at scientific meetings. Dr. Ehlert graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, he completed his internship and residency training in internal medicine at St. Luke's-Roosevelt, and his cardiology and electrophysiology fellowship training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Ehlert has been on the Columbia faculty since 1993, and became the Program Director of the Electrophysiology Fellowship at Columbia in 2006. Dr. Ehlert is Director of Physician Development for Columbia HeartSource, establishing its electrophysiology Quality Assurance practices."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ehlert "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. "

1  Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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24  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

  • Marquette U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • St Lukes-Roosevelt Hosp Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Cardiology Northwestern Memorial, Chicago Il
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Electrophysiology Northwestern Memorial, Chicago Il
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ehlert has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ehlert's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ehlert to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
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Dr. Ehlert'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Ehler prescribed me antiarrhytmic drug (propafenone) for my atrial fibrillation, which usually given first time at a clinic or hospital to monitor response to this drug. He asked me to take EKG after 2 days of taking the drug, send the results to his office and call him to discuss my reaction...more
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