Maria Karas, M.D.
Maria Karas, M.D.

Maria Karas, M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease
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Specialties
Cardiovascular Disease, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Cardiology, more

Locations and Appointments


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Cardiology at Weill Cornell Medical Center, Starr Pavilion

520 East 70th Street
Starr Pavilion, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10021
US
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  • AETNA
  • Aetna - NYP
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield Healthplus
  • GHI
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • United Healthcare

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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.


Board Certifications

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

  • Heart Failure

  • Heart Valve Disease

  • Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD)

  • Mechanical Circulatory Support

  • Pulmonary Hypertension

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Education

  • Fellowship: Weill Cornell Medical College

  • Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College

  • Residency: Weill Cornell Medical College

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Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Attending Physician

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

Education

  • Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Residency: Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Fellowship: Weill Cornell Medical College

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Attending Physician
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Board Certifications

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek
  • Spanish