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David H. Chong, MD

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David H. Chong, MD
David H. Chong, MD

Dr. David H. Chong is the Medical Director for all Critical Care Services at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. Board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care Medicine, he did all his post-graduate training at Columbia University. After spending some time at NYU-Bellevue as the director of the critical care program, he was recruited back to Columbia to be NewYork-Presbyterian's first Hospital Director of Critical Care Services. He also chairs the Inter-ICU Committee, and co-chairs the Regional GNYHA Critical Care Leadership Network.

Dr. Chong attends in the MICU and on the Critical Care/Ventilator Management Consult Service often during the year and has received several teaching awards at Columbia and NYU. He is also an Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program. He is involved in teaching and educating the staff, nurses, medical students as well as patients. His is committed to ensure that we always put our patients first, and to always provide the best critical care anywhere.

Board Certifications
Critical Care Medicine
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease Medicine
Education And Training
State University of New York at Buffalo
Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your 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]
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
Oscar (Exchange)
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]
UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare, POS, PPO]
VNSNY CHOICE [Select Health]


Primary Office
Milstein Hospital Building
177 Fort Washington Avenue
Floor: 5
New York, NY 10032

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