Ian M. Kronish, MD, MPH

Expertise in: 
Primary Care Internist
Board Certifications: 
Internal Medicine
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Dr. Kronish obtained his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed his residency and fellowship in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He is a board-certified general internist and Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology and Division of General Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

He co-directs the ColumbiaDoctors Hypertension Center, a multidisciplinary center of excellence that provides high quality care and state-of-the-art diagnostic testing for hypertension. He also directs a 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring service, called ActiveBP. Dr. Kronish’s clinical interests include the accurate diagnosis and treatment of hypertension, as well as the management of psychological consequences of chronic disease.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hypertension
  • Mental Health

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Co-Director, ColumbiaDoctors Hypertension Center
  • Director, ActiveBP: 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Service
  • Associate Director, Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • French
  • Spanish


  • Male

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622 West 168th Street
PH 9, Room 311
New York, NY 10032

Insurance Accepted


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


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan


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

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)

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

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

United Health Care

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

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Internship: Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Mount Sinai Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Honors & Awards

2018 Wayne Katon Research Award, Academy of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry

2017 Fellow, Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research

2016 Irving Scholars Award, Irving Institute for Clinical & Translational Research, Columbia University


Dr. Kronish's research aims to to develop, test, and implement interventions that improve the diagnosis, treatment, and control of hypertension in primary care. His research also aims to reduce the adverse psychological consequences of acute medical events such as strokes and heart attacks, and to better understand the influence of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder on patient's ability to self-manage their chronic disease.