Alexander Shaknovich, MD

Maimonides Physician


Clinical Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology



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
  • Echocardiography
  • Interventional Cardiology

Conditions Treated

  • Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain/Angina
  • Heart Failure
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension/High Blood Pressure
  • Pre-Surgical Cardiac Evaluation
  • Shortness of Breath/Dyspnea
  • Valvular Heart Disease


  • Angiography
  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Coronary Stenting
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology


Medical Degree

Harvard Medical School


New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center


Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center


Cardiovascular Disease,Internal Medicine


  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CenterLight
  • Centers Plan
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Plan (United Healthcare)
  • Fidelis
  • Hamaspik
  • HealthFirst
  • Hotel Trades
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford
  • RiverSpring Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare
  • WTC Health Program

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