Steven J. Shea, MD

Board Certifications: 
Internal Medicine
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis, Hypoglycemia, Emphysema, Anemia, Iron Deficiency, Asthma, Ulcer Disorders, Dementia, Hepatitis, Hypertension, Depression, Stroke, Heart Failure, Cholesterol Management, Diabetes, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Lyme Disease, Diet Counseling, Gay/Lesbian Counseling, Sickle Cell Anemia, Phlebitis, Thyroid Disorder

Academic Appointments

  • Hamilton Southworth Professor of Medicine
  • Professor of Epidemiology (in Biomedical Informatics)

Steven Shea, MD, MS, received his AB from Harvard College and his MD from Columbia University’s College of Physicians & Surgeons. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Presbyterian Hospital and fellowship in General Internal Medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He received an MS in Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health. He has been on the faculty at Columbia since 1984 and served as Division Chief from 1992 to 2014. His research is focused on cardiovascular epidemiology and medical informatics applications to chronic disease management. He is the principal investigator for the Columbia University Field Center for the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA), a longitudinal study of approximately 6,400 subjects (1,100 at Columbia) funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) since the year 2000.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Male

Location(s)

CUMC/Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic
622 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
Primary

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare (Mediblue)
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

UnitedHealthcare

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

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Internship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Fellowship: Brigham & Women's Hospital - Harvard

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Research

Dr. Steven Shea's research is focused on cardiovascular epidemiology and medical informatics applications to chronic disease management. He is the principal investigator for the Columbia University Field Center for the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA), a 17-year longitudinal study of approximately 6,400 subjects (1,100 at Columbia) funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI).  In the Dean’s office, Dr. Shea is responsible for affiliations with Columbia University Medical Center’s teaching hospitals.

Grants

COLUMBIA/CORNELL/HARLEM HOSPITAL PRECISION MEDICINE INITIATIVE HPO (Federal Gov)

Jul 6 2016 - Dec 31 2021

NRSA FOR PRIMARY MEDICAL CARE (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2016 - Jun 30 2021

A LONGITUDINAL EPIGENETIC STUDY OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS (Federal Gov)

Dec 15 2016 - Nov 30 2020

MULTI-ETHNIC STUDY OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS (MESA) - FIELD CENTER (Federal Gov)

Aug 15 2015 - Aug 14 2020

INDIVIDUAL RESPONSE TO VITAMIN D TREATMENT (Federal Gov)

Sep 1 2016 - Jun 30 2020

PRIMARY CARE TRAINING AND ENHANCEMENT (Federal Gov)

Sep 1 2015 - Jun 30 2020

MODEL BASED APPROACH TO IMPROVING HYPERTENSION CONTROL IN POPULATION (Federal Gov)

Sep 1 2016 - May 31 2020

RETAIL OUTLET HEALTH KIOSK HYPERTENSION TRIAL (Federal Gov)

Apr 15 2018 - Mar 31 2020

TRANSITIONING FROM RISK FACTORS TO HEART FAILURE: PREVALENCE, PATHOGENESIS, AND PHENOMICS (Federal Gov)

Mar 1 2016 - Jun 30 2019

URINARY INCONTINENCE STUDY, URINARY KNOWLEDGE STUDY (U-KNOW) (Federal Gov)

Aug 25 2016 - May 31 2019

ATRIAL FIBRILLATION BURDEN, VASCULAR DISEASE OF THE BRAIN AND CARDIAC MRI IN MESA (Federal Gov)

Aug 1 2015 - Jun 30 2018

ENGAGING STAKEHOLDERS IN BUILDING PATIENT-CENTERED N-OF-1 RANDOMIZED AND OTHER CONTROLLED TRIAL METHODS (Private)

Dec 1 2014 - Jun 30 2018

OBESITY-RELATED EPIGENETIC CHANGES AND TYPE-2 DIABETES (Federal Gov)

Jun 1 2016 - May 31 2018

ENGAGING STAKEHOLDERS IN BUILDING PATIENT-CENTERED N-OF-1 RANDOMIZED AND OTHER CONTROLLED TRIAL METHODS (Private)

Dec 1 2014 - Nov 30 2017

FACULTY DEVELOPMENT IN PRIMARY CARE (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2005 - Sep 29 2016

COLUMBIA CENTER FOR THE HEALTH OF URBAN MINORITIES (Federal Gov)

Feb 10 2003 - Jan 31 2016

MULTI-ETHNIC STUDY OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS (MESA)- FIELD CENTER (Federal Gov)

Jan 15 1999 - Aug 14 2015

MULTI-ETHNIC STUDY OF AUTOIMMUNITY AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE (Federal Gov)

Mar 10 2011 - Feb 28 2015

MESA EPIGENETICS ANCILLARY STUDY- SUBCONTRACT (Federal Gov)

Feb 1 2010 - Jul 31 2014

STRESS, GENE-ENVIRONMENT INTERACTION, AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE (Federal Gov)

May 25 2010 - Mar 31 2014

ARTERIAL ELASTICITY, SUBCLINICAL, AND CLINICAL CVD IN MESA (Federal Gov)

Jul 5 2010 - Apr 30 2013

ASSOCIATION OF SLEEP DISORDER WITH CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH ACR OSS ETHNIC GROUPS (Federal Gov)

Jul 5 2010 - Apr 30 2013

PROMOTING COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING IN A HARD-TO-REACH, LOW INCOME MINORITY POPULATION (Private)

Jan 1 2009 - Dec 31 2012

ARRA-TRAINING IN PRIMARY CARE MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY: PHYSIC IAN FACULTY DEVELOPMENT IN PRIMARY CARE (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2010 - Jun 30 2012

REGIONAL DYSFUNCTION BY MRI IN INCIDENT HEART FAILURE (Federal Gov)

Dec 1 2000 - Jan 31 2010

MESA CAROTID ANCILLARY STUDY (Federal Gov)

Jun 15 2003 - May 31 2006