Dr. Howard D. Apfel, MD

Dr. Howard D. Apfel, MD

Pediatric Cardiology | Male | 54 years old

Morgan Stanely Children's Hospital of NewYork-Prebyterian
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Dr. Apfel specializes in Pediatric Cardiology and practices in New York, NY. He practices at 2 locations.

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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      Specialties

      • Pediatric Cardiology
      • Pediatrics

      Board Certifications

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      • Pediatric Cardiology

      Conditions Treated

      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Arrhythmias
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Coarctation of the Aorta
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Congestive Heart Failure
      • Heart Disease
      • Heart Tumors, Benign
      • Hyperlipidemia
      • Marfan Syndrome
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Valve Disease
      • Septal Defect
      • Syncope
      • Systemic Vasculitis
      • Tetralogy of Fallot

      Procedures Performed

      • Cardiac Imaging
      • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
      • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
      • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        New York University School of Medicine

        Graduated in 1989

      • Residency Hospital
        Schneider Childrens Hospital

        Completed in 1992

      • Fellowship Hospital
        New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr

        Completed in 1995

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
      • Board certified in Pediatric Cardiology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Apfel's Office & Staff

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      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Apfel

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients