Emily J. Tsai, MD

Emily J. Tsai, MD Specialties: Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine

Emily J. Tsai, MD
Specialties: Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine
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Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center
173 Fort Washington Avenue
Floor 4, Suite 617
New York, NY 10032

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About Emily J. Tsai, MD

Emily J. Tsai, MD, FACC, FAHA, is a Florence Irving Associate Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology. She is an attending physician in the Center for Advanced Cardiac Care at New York-Presbyterian Hospital at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Board-certified in Cardiovascular Medicine and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Dr. Tsai specializes in caring for heart failure patients who require, or have received, a ventricular assist device or heart transplant.

Dr. Tsai is a magna cum laude graduate in engineering sciences of Harvard College. She received her MD cum laude from Harvard Medical School in the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. She completed internal medicine residency training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and cardiology fellowship at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. While at Hopkins, Dr. Tsai focused her clinical training in advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology. Supported by a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, Dr. Tsai also completed post-doctoral basic cardiovascular research training at Johns Hopkins University in the laboratory of David A. Kass, MD, FAHA. After her post-doctoral fellowship, Dr. Tsai was recruited to Temple University School of Medicine as an assistant professor of medicine and physiology and a principal investigator in its Cardiovascular Research Center. In 2015, Dr. Tsai joined the faculty of Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and established her laboratory in integrative cardiac pathophysiology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Cardiology

  • Cardiomyopathy

  • Heart Failure

  • Heart Transplant Management

  • Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD)

  • Mechanical Circulatory Support

  • Pulmonary Hypertension

Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • Mandarin