Dr. Michael Muschel, MD

Dr. Michael Muschel, MD

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Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
62 y/o
7 reviews

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Dr. Muschel was an original member and attending physician of the practice when it was established in 1987 as the Ramapo Cardiology Associates. He has over 25 years of experience in the field of preventive cardiology, with a focus on cholesterol management to keep hearts strong and to restore health after a heart attack or other cardiac event. " "High cholesterol affects over 42 million Americans, and another 63 million have borderline high levels. My goal is to help patients by giving them a workable program to reduce and manage their cholesterol for a healthier heart and a happier life."- Michael J. Muschel – M.D., F.A.C.C. " Dr. Muschel received all of his medical education and speciality training at the renowned Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, completing fellowships in clinical cardiology in 1986 and in nuclear and non-invasive cardiology in 1987. During this time, he received the prestigious Robert Loeb Award for Excellence in Clinical Medicine from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. In addition, he co-authored several articles on myocardial imaging that appeared in publications including the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Journal of Nuclear Medicine, and Circulation (a publication of the American Heart Association). Dr. Muschel also has a bachelor's degree, summa cum laude, from Yeshiva College in New York where he received the Samual & Emily Lemler Award for Excellence in Premedical Sciences. Dr. Muschel is an assistant attending physician at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, and an Assistant Professor in Clinical Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons....See Less

Columbia Doctors Hudson Valley

222 Route 59 Ste 302

Suffern, NY 10901
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Humana
  • Locals (any local)

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Care Philosophy

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Dr. Muschel's Experience

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Dr. Muschel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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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*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

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 1981
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Muschel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Cardiac Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Muschel is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Muschel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Muschel to family and friends
4.9
based on 7 total surveys
Dr. Muschel's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Muschel accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
    Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
    Connecticare HMO
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    GHI PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Pathway Enhanced Guided Access
    Prism Blue Priority EPO
  • Fidelis Care
    Fidelis Care HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
    MagnaCare PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • National Elevator
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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