Ira A Tabas, MD

Hospital Medicine
Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Endocrinology, more

Locations and Appointments

CUIMC/Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic

622 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
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About Ira A Tabas, MD

Dr. Tabas received his medical degree and his doctorate in biochemistry from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He then completed an internship and residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. During that period, Dr. Tabas also conducted a postdoctoral fellowship in the laboratory of Dr. Alan Tall in the Department of Medicine at Columbia University. He joined the Columbia faculty in 1985 and is currently the Richard J. Stock Professor and Vice-Chair of Research in the Department of Medicine and Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology (in Physiology and Cellular Biophysics).

Dr. Tabas' honor include the American Heart Association Established Investigator Award, the Columbia University Doctor Harold and Golden Lamport Research Award, the American Heart Association/ATVB Council Special Recognition Award, the Richard J. Stock Professorship in the Department of Medicine of Columbia University, and the 2011 Alumni Achievement Award from Washington University School of Medicine. He was elected to both the Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians.


Board Certifications

  • Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Specialties & Expertise

  • Molecular Medicine


  • Internship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  • Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology at CUMC
  • Richard J. Stock Professor of Medicine (Immunology)
  • Vice-Chair of Research, Department of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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