Dr. Nikolas Wanahita MD Cardiologist

Dr. Nikolas Wanahita is a cardiologist in New York, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Lenox Hill Hospital and Mount Sinai Beth Israel. He received his medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 11 years. Dr. Wanahita accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 113 doctors at Lenox Hill Hospital and one of 115 at Mount Sinai Beth Israel who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Clinical Interests: Interventional Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Ranked #3 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

NYU Langone Medical Center
Ranked #11 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Lenox Hill Hospital
Ranked #27 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Education & Medical Training

Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2003–2006

Lenox Hill Hospital
Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology, 2010–2011

Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2007–2010

Creighton University School of Medicine
Class of 2003

Certifications & Licensure

CBNC
Certified 4 years in Nuclear Cardiology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 7 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 3 years in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 2 years in Interventional Cardiology

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

The effect of statin therapy on ventricular tachyarrhythmias: a meta-analysis.
Wanahita, N., Chen, J., Bangalore, S., Shah, K., Rachko, M., Coleman, C. I., Schweitzer, P.

No evidence of increased prevalence of premature coronary artery disease in New York City police officers as predicted by coronary artery calcium scoring.
Wanahita, N., See, J. L., Giedd, K. N., Friedmann, P., Somekh, N. N., Bergmann, S. R.

Atrial fibrillation and obesity--results of a meta-analysis.
Wanahita, N., Messerli, F. H., Bangalore, S., Gami, A. S., Somers, V. K., Steinberg, J. S.

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
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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