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Professional Statement:

  • Dr Shoshanah Kahn is a cardiologist specializing in heart rhythm disorders (cardiac electrophysiologist). Dr Shoshanah Kahn graduated from medical school from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY in 1990 with special distinction in cardiovascular research in 1990. She then completed her internal medicine residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York NY in 1993. Following her internal medicine residency, she pursued a cardiology fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx NY, until 1996. Dr Kahn completed an additional two years of training in cardiac electrophysiology and pacing at McMaster University Medical Center, Hamilton Ontario Canada, and participated in research into the treatment of atrial fibrillation and syncope (fainting). She thereafter was a research fellow in cardiac electrophysiology at McMaster University Medical Center. She since then has been in private practice and has over 15 years of experience. She currently performs pacemaker/defibrillator implantation and electrical studies of the heart, and has privileges at North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY and Long Island Jewish Hospital, Queens NY.

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Education

  • Medical School - Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
  • Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Montefiore Medical Center, Fellowship in Cardiology
  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Yeshiva University (Bachelor’s)

Professional Memberships

  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Heart Rhythm Society
  • American Society of Echocardiography

Awards and Publications

  • Michael Alderman Award for Excellence in Cardiovascular Research Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
  • I.L. Howard Award for Excellence in Physical Sciences Yeshiva University, New York, NY
  • Roth Merit Scholarship for Honors Medical Research Yeshiva University, New York, NY
  • Kahn S, Tissue Type Plasminogen Activator, Synthesis, Yeshiva University Premedical Honor Society Journal, Spring 1986.
  • Zimetbaum P, Frishman WH, Kahn S. Effects of Gemfibrozil and Other Fibric Acid Derivatives on Blood Lipids and Lipoproteins, Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 1991, Vol 31, p. 25-34
  • Frishman WH, Nadelman J, Oii WL, Greenberg S, Heiman M, Kahn S, Guzik H, Lazar E., Aaronson M, Cardiomegally on Chest X-Ray: Prognostic Implications in a Ten Year Study of an Old Old Cohort- A Report from the Bronx Longitudinal Aging Study; American Heart Journal, 1992, Vol 124, p.1026-1030
  • Ben-Zur U, Kahn S, Gross J, Platt S, Goodfriend MA, Furman S, Suppression of Ventricular Output by Noise in the Atrial Channel in a Dual Chamber Pacemaker, Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, 1995 Vol 18, No.8, p1586-1588
  • Kahn S, Frishman WH, Weissman S, Oii WL , Aaronson M , Left Ventricular Hypertrophy on Electrocardiogram: Prognostic Implication From a 10 Year Cohort Study of Older Subjects. A Report From the Bronx Longitudinal Aging Study, Journal of American Geriatric Society, 1996, Vol 44, p. 524-529
  • Fisher JD, Kahn S, Han J, Kogan A, Nanna M. Linear Lesion Radiofrequency Ablation in Canine Vagal Atrial Fibrillation: Effect of Special Catheters Designed for Effciency, and the Critial Role of Lesions from the Crista Terminalis to the Superior Vena Cava, Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electro physiology, 2001 Sep,5(3):241-252
  • Crystal E, Kahn S, Robert R, Thorpe K,Gent M, Dorian P, Connolly SJ. Long Term Amiodarone and the Risk of Complications after Cardiac Surgery. Results of the Canadian Amiodarone Myocardial Infarction Arrhythmia Trial (CAMIAT). Journal of Thoracis and Cardiovascular Surgery 2003, March 125(3) 633-637
  • Book Chapter: Zimetbaum P, Frishman WH, Kahn S, Effects of Gemfibrozil and other Fibric Acid Derivatives on Blood Lipids and Lipoproteins, in Medical Management of Lipid and Lipoprotein Disorders: Focus on the Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease, Frishman WH, Editor. Futura Press, Mt. Kisco, 1992

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease (Internal Medicine)

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish