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Alexander Shaknovich, MD

Attending Cardiologist


Clinical Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology



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About Me

Dr. Alexander Shaknovich graduated from Harvard Medical School and completed post-graduate training in Internal Medicine at New York Cornell, and Cardiology training at New York-Presbyterian and Scripps Institute in San Diego. He is a former Chief of Interventional Cardiology at the New York Hospital. Dr. Shaknovich specializes in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology, and is a widely-respected expert in coronary interventions, such as angiography, balloon angioplasty and coronary stenting. He treats patients with a wide range of cardiovascular problems, including angina (chest pain), hypertension (high blood pressure), valvular heart disease, heart failure and arrhythmias. Dr. Shaknovich is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology and holds several patents in Interventional Cardiology.

Areas of Expertise

  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Outpatient Care - Brighton Beach

Conditions Treated

  • Arrhythmias
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Chest Pain/Angina
  • Heart Failure
  • Hypertension/High Blood Pressure
  • Valvular Heart Disease


  • Angiography
  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Coronary Stenting


Medical Degree

Harvard Medical School



New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center


Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center


Cardiovascular Disease
Internal Medicine


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  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • CCM Centerlight Health
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • Emblem GHI PPO
  • Empire BCBS
  • Empire BCBS/HealthPlus
  • Fidelis
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana Tricare
  • Local 1199
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Freedom/Liberty
  • RR Medicare
  • UHC Community
  • UHC Empire Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare