Dr. Ira Parness MD Pediatric Cardiologist

Dr. Ira Parness is a pediatric cardiologist in New York, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Elmhurst Hospital Center and Mount Sinai Hospital. He received his medical degree from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and has been in practice for 35 years. Dr. Parness accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 9 doctors at Elmhurst Hospital Center and one of 30 at Mount Sinai Hospital who specialize in Pediatric Cardiology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish and Hebrew.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Cardiologist: General Pediatric Cardiology

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Hebrew

Education & Medical Training

Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1979–1982

Children's Hospital, Boston
Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, 1982–1985

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 30 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 29 years in Pediatric Cardiology

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

Prevalence and Outcomes of Coronary Artery Ectasia Associated With Isolated Congenital Coronary Artery Fistula.
Vinograd, C. A.,Ostermayer, S.,Lytrivi, I. D.,Ko, H. H.,Parness, I.,Geiger, M.,Panesar, L. E.,Love, B.,Srivastava, S.

Subpulmonary Stenosis Assessed in Midtrimester Fetuses With Tetralogy of Fallot: A Novel Method for Predicting Postnatal Clinical Outcome.
Kwon, E. N.,Parness, I. A.,Srivastava, S.,Nielsen, J. C.,Geiger, M.

Echocardiographic Myocardial Deformation Evaluation of Right Ventricular Function in Comparison with CMRI in Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot: A Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Validation Study.
Srivastava, S.,Salem, Y.,Chatterjee, S.,Helen Ko, H.,Lai, W. W.,Parness, I. A.,Nielsen, J. C.,Lytrivi, I. D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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