Elaine Wan, MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Elaine Wan, MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Specialties: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Electrophysiology CardiologyMore specialties

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177 Ft. Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US

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About Elaine Wan, MD


Dr. Elaine Wan is the Esther Aboodi Associate Professor of Medicine in Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology at Columbia University Medical Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons and attending physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. She is trained in Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiology and is an invasive cardiac electrophysiologist. She is the Director of Electrophysiology Research and oversees all electrophysiology clinical trials. She performs implantation of cardiac devices including pacemaker and defibrillators, as well as ablation of arrhythmias. Dr. Wan is a physician-scientist and focuses on development of novel treatments for heart failure, vascular dysfunction and arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation. She is a translational researcher also interested in development of innovative imaging modalities to improve ablation delivery. Dr. Wan is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She received her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and completed her fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia.


Dr. Wan is the recipient of numerous national and international awards including the 2016 American College of Cardiology Young Investigator Award First Place in Molecular Cellular Cardiology, 2016 Young Physician Investigator Award from the American Society of Clinical Investigators, 2016 Cardiostim/Europace Best Young EP Presentation (Nice, France) and the 2008 American Heart Association Women in Cardiology for Clinical Excellence.


She is the recipient of several competitive research grants including NIH NHLBI K08 Mentored Career Development Award, NIH NHLBI R03 Small Grant Program and NIH NHLBI R01 to study the use of 3D mitochondrial dysfunction imaging in cardiac arrhythmias. She is also a recipient of the American Heart Association Scientist Development Grant, grant support from the Foundation of Gender Specific Medicine, Columbia University Louis V. Gerstner Jr. Scholars Program, and Columbia University Provost's Grants Program for Junior Faculty who Contribute to the Diversity Goals of the University. She is vice co-chair of the Heart Rhythm Society Digital Health Committee and a member of the American Heart Association Committee on Electrocardiography and Arrhythmias. She has published over 77 manuscripts in high impact journals such as Nature Medicine, Circulation Research, Journal of Clinical Investigation and Journal of American College of Cardiology. She has written 3 book chapters and given invited talks around the world.


Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

Expertise

  • Arrhythmia Management
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Resynchronization
  • Cardioversion
  • Diagnostic Electrophysiology Study
  • Electrophysiology-Arrhythmias
  • Heart Disease and Women
  • Holter Monitor
  • Implant Cardiac Defibrillator
  • Tachycardia

Education

  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Titles & Positions

  • Esther Aboodi Assistant Professor of Cardiology (in Medicine)

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Awards & Honors

  • 05/2008 Present - American Medical Association Seed Grant Recipient
  • 05/2008 Present - Fellow of the American Heart Association
  • 06/2008 Present - American Heart Association Women in Cardiology Trainee Award for Clinical Excellence
  • 06/2008 Present - Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
  • 06/2010 Present - American Society of Echocardiography
  • 06/2010 - 06/2011 - President, American Heart Association Fellows Society of New York
  • 06/2011 Present - Heart Rhythm Society
  • 06/2011 Present - Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  • 2016 American College of Cardiology Young Investigator Award First Place in Molecular Cellular Cardiology
  • 2016 Cardiostim Best Young EP Presentation Award (Europace, Nice, France)
  • 2016 Young Physician Investigator Award from the American Society of Clinical Investigators
  • 2017 - Present - Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society

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