Kevin James Clerkin, MD
Kevin James Clerkin, MD
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About Kevin James Clerkin, MD
Dr. Kevin Clerkin is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and cardiologist, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with advanced heart failure. His practice includes those requiring left ventricular assist device or heart transplantation. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Echocardiography.
Dr. Clerkin received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. He completed additional training in Cardiovascular Disease and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology at New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. He also received a Master of Science degree in Patient Oriented Research/Biostatistics from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
Dr. Clerkin is an NIH funded clinical investigator and his research focuses on improving the quality of life and survival in heart transplant recipients. He has published more than 60 peer reviewed manuscripts, reviews, abstracts, and book chapters. His work has been published in prestigious peer-reviewed journals including Circulation, Journal of American College of Cardiology Heart Failure, Circulation - Heart Failure, JAMA Cardiology, The New England Journal of Medicine, and The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.
- Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Internal Medicine
- Cardiogenic Shock
- Clinical Cardiology
- Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
- Critical Care Cardiology
- Heart Disease
- Heart Transplant
- Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD)
- Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
- Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
- Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Titles & Positions
- Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC
- NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center