Maria Karas Featured Provider
Maria Karas
Cardiology at Weill Cornell Medical Center, Starr Pavilion Office

(646) 962-5555

520 East 70th Street Starr Pavilion, 4th Floor New York, NY 10021

Maria Karas

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.   
Primary Specialty


Practice Cardiology at Weill Cornell Medical Center, Starr Pavilion
Gender Female
Education Weill Cornell Medical College
Training NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Accepting New Patients
Insurances Accepted Aetna - 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
Degrees Medical Doctor
Office Name Cardiology at Weill Cornell Medical Center, Starr Pavilion
Languages Spanish, English, Greek
Services Maria 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.

To learn more, or to make an appointment with Cardiology at Weill Cornell Medical Center, Starr Pavilion in New York, NY, please call (646) 962-5555 for more information.
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