Sofia Shames, MD

Sofia Shames, MD Specialties: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Sofia Shames, MD
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
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CUIMC/Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic
622 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

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  • Emblem/GHI
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  • Local 1199
  • Magnacare (National)
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • RiverSpring
  • UnitedHealthcare

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About Sofia Shames, MD

Dr. Shames has completed her training in Cardiology at McGill University, Montreal, Canada followed by a research fellowship under the supervision of Dr. Linda Gillam at CUMC. She is board certified in Adult Cardiology and Adult Echocardiography. Her main area of expertise and research interest is adult echocardiography including transthoracic, transesophageal, and stress echocardiography. She is actively engaged in teaching cardiology fellows rotating through the echo lab.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Adult Cardiology

  • Clinical Research

  • Sports Cardiology


  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Internship: Royal Victoria Hospital
  • Medical School: McGill University Faculty of Medicine (Canada)
  • Residency: Royal Victoria Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Russian