Howard D. Apfel, MD
Howard D. Apfel, MD
One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Howard D. Apfel, MD

Pediatric Cardiology
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One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors
Specialties
Pediatric Cardiology, more

Locations and Appointments


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CUIMC/NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

3959 Broadway
New York, NY 10032
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ColumbiaDoctors - 205 Robin Road

205 Robin Road
Paramus, NJ 07652
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Insurances Accepted

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  • AETNA
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AmeriHealth of New Jersey
  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • Consumer Health Network (CHN)
  • Emblem/GHI
  • Emblem/Hip
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Local 1199
  • Magnacare (National)
  • Multiplan
  • MVP Health Care
  • QualCare
  • Quality Health Management
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • WellCare
  • World Trade Center Health Plan

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About Howard D. Apfel, MD

Dr. Apfel practices at a busy, Columbia pediatric cardiology group in northern New Jersey. Together with his practice associates, Drs. Marans, Rhee, and Solowiejczyk, Dr. Apfel specializes in patients with all levels of complexity, including congenital heart disease, acquired heart disease, and fetal cardiology. He is a consultant to several area hospitals. He is a pediatric cardiology attending at Columbia, and serves there as an echocardiography attending.


Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Cardiology
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Expertise

  • Congenital Heart Disease

  • Echocardiography

  • Fetal Echocardiography

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Education

  • Fellowship: Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian

  • Medical School: State University of New York - Downstate Health Sciences Center

  • Residency: Schneider Children's Hospital @ LIJ

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Languages

  • Hebrew
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Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Education

  • Medical School: State University of New York - Downstate Health Sciences Center
  • Residency: Schneider Children's Hospital @ LIJ
  • Fellowship: Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian

Awards & Honors

  • 1986, McGraw-Hill Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
  • 1987, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • 1987, Lange Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
  • 1988, Lange Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
  • 1988, New York Academy of Medicine Award for Significant Achievement in the Field of Cardiovascular Medicine and Overall Academic Excellence
  • 1989, Sandoz Award for Academic Excellence
  • 1990, Samuel Karelitz Intern of the Year Award for Clinical Acumen, Diligence and Humanity
  • 1992, Stanley Levin Resident Teaching Award for Clinical Expertise and Teaching Commitment
  • 1994, Hatch Young Investigators Award for Cardiovascular Training

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Cardiology

Languages Spoken

  • Hebrew