Madhavi J. Parekh, MD

Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease Medicine, Pulmonology
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Dr. Parekh is an Assistant Professor Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care. She received both her B.A. and M.D. degrees from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, as part of the 8-year Program in Liberal Medical Education (PLME). She completed her residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Dr. Parekh is dedicated to providing excellent care to patients with pulmonary disease and critical care needs. She is a clinician educator and serves as the Medical Director of Critical Care Education in the Medical Intensive Care Unit. Her clinical expertise includes pulmonary diseases, critical care, respiratory failure, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and critical care ultrasound.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
  • General Pulmonology
  • Intensive Care
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sepsis

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Medical Director of Critical Care Education
  • Director of Medical ICU Resident Rotation
  • Director of Medical ICU Sub-Internship

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital


  • Female

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Insurance Accepted


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


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


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

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan


  • Special Needs


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

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • BS, Brown University
  • MD, 2007 Brown University School of Medicine
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Honors & Awards

  • 2003 Magna Cum Laude, Brown University
  • 2007 Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society


Research Interests

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Critical Care Ultrasound
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)