Amanda J. Powers, MD

Specialties:
Surgical Critical Care, Surgery
Accepting New Patients
Virtual Visits/Telehealth
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Overview

Amanda J. Powers, MD is Assistant Professor of Surgery (in Anesthesiology) as of August 1, 2014. Dr. Powers has practiced at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center since 2006, where she completed her general surgery residency.

She served as an attending physician in the Department of Surgery, Acute Care Surgery Division during 2011, followed by a clinical fellowship in minimally invasive surgery in 2012. Since that time she has served as Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery while completing her Clinical Fellowship in with the Department of Anesthesiology this year.

With training in laparoscopic surgery and critical care, Dr. Powers forged an innovative path allowing her to integrate the ICU into the acute care model.

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery (in Anesthesiology)

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Female

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Location(s)

5141 Broadway
New York, NY 10034
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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: Overlook Hospital
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Surgery

Honors & Awards

  • The Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • Alfred M. Markowitz Endowment for Scholars Award

Research

Selected Publications

  • Horton SC. Khodaverdian R. Powers, A. Revenaugh J. Renlund DG. Moore SA. Rasmusson B. Nelson KE. Long JW. Left ventricular assist device malfunction: a systematic approach to diagnosis. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 43(9) :1574-83, 2004 May 5.
  • Leftkowitch J, Cohen J, Fegen D, Powers, A, Zanderer M. "A 59 year old man with shortness of breath, precipitating collapse without loss of consciousness. P& S Medical Review. Volume 9 Number 1 Fall 2002.
  • Hindiyeh M. Goulding C. Morgan H. Kenyon B. Langer J. Fox L. Dean G. Woolstenhulme D. Turnbow A. Billetdeaux, E. Shakib S. Gordon C.Powers, A. Vardeny G. Johnson M. Skodack-Jones L. Carroll K. Evaluation of BioStar FLU OIA assay for rapid detection of influenza A and B viruses in respiratory specimens. Journal of Clinical Virology. 17(2) :119-26, 2000 Aug.

Abstracts

  • Long JW, Powers, AJ, Khodaverdian RA, Nelson KE. HeartMate LVAD Inflow Valve Dysfunction. Accepted for oral presentation at the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation. Washington DC. April 2002.
  • Khodaverdian RA, Powers, AJ, Nelson KE, Porter BL, Long JW. Outpatient Left Ventricular Assist Device 48th Programs. Accepted for oral presentation at the Annual ASAIO Conference. New York, New York. June 1315, 2002
  • Powers, AJ, Khodaverdian RA, Porter BL, Nelson KE, Long JW. Improved Hemodynamics resulting from LVAD-EKG synchronization in LVADs sed by Inflow valve regurgitation. Accepted for oral presentation at the 48th Annual ASAIO Conference. New York, New York. June 13-15, 2002
  • Powers, AJ, Nelson KE, Pitt J, Long JW. 21,200 miles of safe airline travel for left ventricular Assist device ients. ASAIO. March 2001; 47 (2) :141
  • Powers, AJ, Pitt J, Nelson KE, Chardson EE, Long JW. Distance Management LVAD patients in Limited Resource Communities. ASAIO Ma 2000; 46(2) :200.
  • Powers, AJ, Nelson KE, t J, Pantalos GM, Long JW. Early Experiencewith Dri Privileges for LVAD Patients. ASAIO March 2000; 46(2) :200.