Maria Karas, M.D. Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Cardiology
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- Aetna - NYP
- Aetna - Weill Cornell
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield Healthplus
- Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
- Oxford Health Plans
- United Healthcare
- VNSNY CHOICE
About Maria Karas, M.D.
Dr. Karas was raised in Wilmington, DE and received her undergraduate education at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her medical degree from Weill Medical College of Cornell University in 2006. Thereafter, she stayed in New York and completed training in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Medical Center. During her residency and fellowship, she performed clinical research in the areas of stroke, echocardiography, and heart failure. Dr. Karas was awarded the American College of Cardiology Foundation/Merck Research Fellowship in 2012. She has published several abstracts and papers in peer-reviewed journals and has presented her research findings at national meetings. In 2013 she joined Weill Cornell Medicine as a full-time faculty member of the Perkin Heart Failure Center with clinical interest in heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, and mechanical circulatory support. Dr. Karas currently serves as the Medical Director of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and leads the NYP/Weill Cornell Cardiogenic Shock Team.
- NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
Heart Valve Disease
Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD)
Mechanical Circulatory Support
- Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
- Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College
- Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center