Dr. Karas was raised in Wilmington, DE and received her undergraduate education at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her medical degree from Weill Medical College of Cornell University in 2006. Thereafter, she stayed in New York and completed training in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Medical Center. During her residency and fellowship, she performed clinical research in the areas of stroke, echocardiography, and heart failure. Dr. Karas was awarded the American College of Cardiology Foundation/Merck Research Fellowship in 2012. She has published several abstracts and papers in peer-reviewed journals and has presented her research findings at national meetings. In 2013 she joined Weill Cornell Medicine as a full-time faculty member of the Perkin Heart Failure Center with clinical interest in heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, and mechanical circulatory support. Dr. Karas currently serves as the Medical Director of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and leads the NYP/Weill Cornell Cardiogenic Shock Team.
PracticeCardiology at Weill Cornell Medical Center, Starr Pavilion
EducationWeill Cornell Medical College
TrainingNewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Accepting New Patients
Insurances AcceptedAetna - NYP, Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Oxford Health Plans, Aetna - Weill Cornell, GHI, Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP), Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield Healthplus, United Healthcare
Office NameCardiology at Weill Cornell Medical Center, Starr Pavilion
ServicesMaria Karas provides cardiology services in New York, NY. A cardiologist is a physician who is certified to diagnose and treat disorders of the circulatory system and the cardiovascular system — the heart, arteries and veins.
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