Rafael A Lantigua, MD

Internal Medicine
Specialties
Internal Medicine

Locations and Appointments


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CUIMC/Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic

622 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
US
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ACN West - AIM Practice - West

622 West 168th St
Vc 2nd Fl
New York, NY 10032
US
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Insurances Accepted


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    Great West (National)
    HMO
    PPO
    EPO
    POS
    Local 1199
    MagnaCare
    Traditional Medicare
    Railroad
    Multiplan
    Special Needs
    Empire Plan
    Medicare Managed Care
    POS
    Compass (Exchange)
    PPO
    HMO
    Great West (National)
    HMO
    PPO
    EPO
    POS
    Local 1199
    MagnaCare
    Traditional Medicare
    Railroad
    Multiplan
    Special Needs
    Empire Plan
    Medicare Managed Care
    POS
    Compass (Exchange)
    PPO
    HMO

About Rafael A Lantigua, MD


Rafael Lantigua, M.D. is the Director, Office of Community Service Programs; Associate Dean for Community Service and Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. Since coming to Columbia in 1980, he has a distinguished record of working to improve the health of aging minorities. He was the driving force behind CALME, the Columbia Center for the Active Life of Minority Elders, which supported research to reduce health disparities affecting minority elders and established an important bridge between Columbia researchers and the neighboring community. Dr. Lantigua also helped start the Columbia Center for the Health of Urban Minorities to shift community based-research from studies for the community to studies with the community. He is currently a primary care physician and clinician educator at the Associates in Internal Medicine (AIM) Clinic at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Dr. Lantigua earned his Medical Degree at the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic.


Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • Medical School: Universidad de Santo Domingo
  • Internship: Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center
  • Fellowship: Strong Memorial Hospital

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Co-Director, Community Engagement Core Resource, Columbia CTSA
  • Dean's Special Advisor for Community Health Affairs
  • Director, Office of Community Service Programs
  • Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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