Howard D. Apfel, MD

Pediatric Cardiology

Howard D. Apfel, MD

Pediatric Cardiology

Specialties: Pediatric CardiologyMore specialties
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3959 Broadway
New York, NY 10032
US

Additional Locations for Howard D. Apfel, MD

  • ColumbiaDoctors - 205 Robin Road

    205 Robin Road
    Paramus, NJ 07652
    US

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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

Languages Spoken

  • Hebrew

Expertise

  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Echocardiography
  • Fetal Echocardiography

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

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

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

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