Denis J. Donovan, M.D.
Locations and Appointments
Pediatric Cardiology - Upper East Side
Pediatric Cardiology - Lower Manhattan
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
- Aetna - NYP
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield Healthplus
- Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
- Oxford Health Plans
- United Healthcare
About Denis J. Donovan, M.D.
Dr. Denis Donovan is a general pediatric cardiologist at Weill Cornell Medicine. He is appointed as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Assistant Attending Physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital. Dr. Donovan is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.
Dr. Donovan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Boston College and completed the Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical program at Columbia University. He earned his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed his residency in pediatrics at NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University Irving Medical Center. He continued at NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University Irving Medical Center to complete his fellowship in pediatric cardiology, where he served as Chief Fellow. Following his fellowship, Dr. Donovan joined the faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine.
Dr. Donovan's clinical interests include general preventive pediatric cardiology, acute care cardiology, exercise stress testing, as well as transthoracic, transesophageal, and fetal echocardiography. His research interests revolve largely around the patient and parent experience for children with congenital heart disease. As a trainee, he developed a Pediatric Cardiology Patient Passport to help patients and families to more easily relay complex medical information to healthcare professionals. Dr. Donovan is also interested in the neurodevelopmental outcomes of patients with congenital heart disease and has performed research surrounding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on outpatient therapies for children with complex congenital heart disease. Additionally, he has performed research in the area of heart failure and transplant, evaluating risk factors for hypertension after heart transplant, as well as the association between homograft tissue exposure and pre-sensitization prior to transplant in congenital heart disease patients.
Dr. Donovan has strong passion for medical education and has mentored and taught learners at various levels of medical training, from medical students to residents to fellows. As a pediatric cardiology fellow, he was voted "Fellow of the Year" by the pediatric residents at NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University Irving Medical Center as an acknowledgment of his partnership, teamwork, and support of the pediatric residency program. He looks forward to continuing to contribute to the education and development of students and trainees.
Congenital Heart Disease
Exercise Stress Testing
Suspected Acquired Heart Disease
Degrees: Boston College
Degrees: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Titles & Positions
Assistant Attending Pediatrician
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
- Degrees: Boston College
- Degrees: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Titles & Positions
- Assistant Attending Pediatrician
- Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics