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Dr. Sofia Shames, MD

Internal Medicine*
Map Pin Small New York, NY
Accepting new patients
20 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Sofia Shames, MD

Dr. Sofia Shames, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in New York, NY. They specialize in Internal Medicine, has 20 years of experience, and is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease. They graduated from GENEVA GENERAL HOSPITAL / MARION S WHELAN SCHOOL OF NURSING and is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center.

Dr. Shames works at CUIMC/Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic in New York, NY. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Shames' Office Locations

  1. 1
    CUIMC/Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic
    622 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 582-3422

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Aortic Valve Regurgitation
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Asphyxia and Hypoxemia
Atherosclerosis
Atrial Fibrillation
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Chest Pain
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
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Hypertensive Heart with Failure
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Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Pulmonary Hypertension
Systolic Heart Failure
Tricuspid Valve Disease
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Cardiac Ultrasound
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
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Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Adult Failure to Thrive
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Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
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Atrial Flutter
Atrial Septal Defect
Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
Biventricular Heart Failure
Cachexia
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Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Carotid Artery Disease
Chronic Bronchiolitis
Chronic Bronchitis
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Constipation
Coronary Artery Dissection
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Down Syndrome
Ebstein's Anomaly
Endocarditis
Fever
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Foot Infection
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Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Hyperkalemia
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Infective Endocarditis
Joint Pain
Kawasaki Disease
Limb Pain
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Lipid Disorders
Long QT Syndrome
Malignant Pleura Secondary
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Nail Infection
Nightmare Disorder
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Onychogryphosis
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericardial Disease
Pericarditis
Peripheral Edema
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Venous Return Anomaly
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Second Degree Heart Block
Septal Defect
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Subacute Endocarditis
Supraventricular Tachycardia
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Tetralogy of Fallot
Third Degree Heart Block
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Tricuspid Valve Atresia
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Unstable Angina
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Septal Defect
Vitamin D Deficiency
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Arrhythmia Screening
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain Evaluation
Cholesterol Screening
Coronary Angiogram
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Nuclear Stress Testing
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Stress Test
Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
TCD Bubble Test
Thoracentesis
Tilt Table Testing
Treadmill Stress Test
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    About Dr. Sofia Shames, MD

    Specialties*
    • Internal Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 20 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Female
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    NPI Number
    • 1972893857
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • GENEVA GENERAL HOSPITAL / MARION S WHELAN SCHOOL OF NURSING
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

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