Claire McGroder, MD

Specialties:
Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Pulmonology
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Overview

Dr. McGroder is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care. She specializes in caring for patients with interstitial lung disease (ILD) and pulmonary fibrosis. Her clinical and translational research has focused on gaining a better understanding the earliest stages of pulmonary fibrosis. She is also studying the long-term pulmonary effects of COVID-19. Clinically, Dr. McGroder is involved in numerous clinical trials that investigate possible therapeutics for patients with ILD. It is her goal to integrate Columbia’s top-tier research and excellent clinical diagnostics and resources to provide patients with the best possible care.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Bronchiectasis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Occupational Lung Disease
  • Pulmonary Diagnostics
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Sarcoidosis

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Female

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Location(s)

161 Fort Washington Avenue
Floor 3
New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Cigna

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

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

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

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

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

Fidelis Care

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

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

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

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Pomona College
  • MD, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
  • Residency: New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • Fellowship: New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care

Honors & Awards

  • Mailman School of Public Health Patient-Oriented Research Grant (2021-2023)
  • T32 Research Grant: Columbia University Training Program in Lung Science (2020-2022)
  • American Thoracic Society Abstract Scholarship (2020, 2022)

Research