Dan G Halpern

Dan G Halpern


Leon H Charney Division of Cardiology, NYU Langone Health, New York, NY

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Personal History

Dr Dan G. Halpern is a cardiologist based in the New York area. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at NYU Grossman School of Medicine and the Medical Director of the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program at NYU Langone Health.

“I have wanted to be a doctor since I was a child,” he says. Prior to becoming a physician, he served as a medic in the Army. He developed an immediate interest in cardiology during medical school, specifically congenital heart disease as it spans both pediatric and adult care.1

He speaks English and Hebrew.1


Academic History

In 2005, he obtained his medical degree from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology. He did his Fellowship at Children's Hospital, Boston, in Adult Congenital Heart Disease (2015) and at Mount Sinai St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center in Cardiovascular Disease (2013). His Residency was at Mount Auburn Hospital in Internal Medicine (2010) and at Tel Aviv Medical Center, Ichilov, in Internal Medicine (2007).1


Career Overview

Dr Halpern has a specific interest in imaging in ACHD and care of pregnant women with CHD and has been the medical director of the NYU ACHD program since 2015.3

He led the program through the first ACHA accreditation in New York state and its exponential growth. It serves patients with both previously and newly recognized cardiac defects and helps them cope with the stresses of a lifelong and life-threatening chronic illness.2, 3


Career Timeline

  • 2005 - 2007: Physician - Resident, Tel Aviv Medical Center
  • 2007 - 2010: Medical Doctor, Mount Auburn Hospital
  • 2010 - 2013: Cardiology Fellow, Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West
  • 2013 - 2015: Adult Congenital Heart Disease Senior Fellow, Boston Children's Hospital
  • 2015 - Present: Medical Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program, NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Present: Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine at NYU Grossman School of Medicine 


Areas of Speciality

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Cardiothoracic Imaging



  • New York Super Doctors 2021
  • New York Rising Stars 2018


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Adult Congenital Heart Disease), 2015
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease), 2013
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, 2010



  1. https://nyulangone.org/doctors/1720273253/dan-g-halpern 
  2. https://nyulangone.org/news/specialists-uncover-heart-condition-discolored-young-womans-skin-threatened-her-life 
  3. https://www.achaheart.org/media/3230/flyercardiacdevices.pdf 


Articles by Dan G Halpern, MD

Pregnancy in Women with Congenital Heart Disease: A Guide for the General Cardiologist

Catherine R Weinberg, Amier Ahmad, Boyangzi Li, et al


Citation: US Cardiology Review 2020;14:e10.