1. Linda J. Addonizio, MD

    • Department of Pediatrics
      Division of Pediatric Cardiology

    Dr. Addonizio began the Pediatric Cardiac Transplant Program in 1984 and presently directs the Program for Pediatric Cardiomyopathy, Heart Failure and Transplantation. This program offers comprehensive multidisciplinary care to children from all over the world who have complex heart disease and / or are at high risk for transplantation. She is also part of the Columbia Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic and the New York Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center Cardiogenetics Program. Her research is in the area of transplantation, cardiomyopathy and heart failure in children.

    Honors and Awards

    • Rustin McIntosh Award
    • Elected to Board of Directors of International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation
    • Governor's Award for Excellence as a Woman in History
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    is accepting new patients.
    Call (212) 305-6575 for appointments.

    Provider Information

    One of America's Top Doctors
    One of America's Top Doctors.
    Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors
    Rated One of New York Magazine's
    Best Doctors.

    Board Certifications

    • Pediatric Cardiology
    • Pediatrics

    Clinical Expertise

    • Pediatric Critical Care Cardiology
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Heart Transplantation
    • Pediatric Echocardiography
    • Heart Failure ( Pediatric)
    • Circulatory Failure
    • Heart Transplant

    Hospital Affiliations

    • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

    Primary Location

    • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital (North)

      3959 Broadway
      Floor: 2, Room: 255
      New York, NY 10032
      (212) 305-6579
      For new and current patient appointments, call:
      (212) 305-6575
      (212) 305-7834

    Insurance Programs

    Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.
    • Aetna [HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
    • Affinity [Essential (Exchange), Medicaid, Medicare]
    • CIGNA [Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
    • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
    • GHI [EPO, PPO]
    • Health First [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
    • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [ConnectiCare, EPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
    • Health Plus - Amerigroup [Medicaid]
    • Local 1199
    • MagnaCare
    • Medicaid [CT, NJ, NY]
    • Medicare [Medicare]
    • Multiplan
    • Oscar (Exchange)
    • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]
    • POMCO
    • UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare, POS, PPO, The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)]
    • VNSNY CHOICE [Select Health]

    Biographical Detail

    Academic Appointments

    • Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

    Education And Training

      Education & Training

    • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
    • BS, 1974 Stanford University
    • MD, 1978 Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
    • Residency: Babies & Children's Hospital - Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
    • Fellowship: Babies & Children's Hospital - Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center


  2. publications

    For a complete list of publications, please visit PubMed.gov