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Amanda J. Powers, MD


Surgical Critical Care


Amanda J. Powers, MD is Assistant Professor of Surgery (in Anesthesiology) as of August 1, 2014. Dr. Powers has practiced at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center since 2006, where she completed her general surgery residency.

She served as an attending physician in the Department of Surgery, Acute Care Surgery Division during 2011, followed by a clinical fellowship in minimally invasive surgery in 2012. Since that time she has served as Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery while completing her Clinical Fellowship in with the Department of Anesthesiology this year.

With training in laparoscopic surgery and critical care, Dr. Powers forged an innovative path allowing her to integrate the ICU into the acute care model.


The Gold Humanism Honor Society

Alfred M. Markowitz Endowment for Scholars Award


Horton SC. Khodaverdian R. Powers, A. Revenaugh J. Renlund DG. Moore SA. Rasmusson B. Nelson KE. Long JW. Left ventricular assist device malfunction: a systematic approach to diagnosis. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 43(9) :1574-83, 2004 May 5.

Leftkowitch J, Cohen J, Fegen D, Powers, A, Zanderer M. "A 59 year old man with shortness of breath, precipitating collapse without loss of consciousness. P& S Medical Review. Volume 9 Number 1 Fall 2002.

Hindiyeh M. Goulding C. Morgan H. Kenyon B. Langer J. Fox L. Dean G. Woolstenhulme D. Turnbow A. Billetdeaux, E. Shakib S. Gordon C.Powers, A. Vardeny G. Johnson M. Skodack-Jones L. Carroll K. Evaluation of BioStar FLU OIA assay for rapid detection of influenza A and B viruses in respiratory specimens. Journal of Clinical Virology. 17(2) :119-26, 2000 Aug.

Abstracts Long JW, Powers, AJ, Khodaverdian RA, Nelson KE. HeartMate LVAD Inflow Valve Dysfunction. Accepted for oral presentation at the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation. Washington DC. April 2002.

Khodaverdian RA, Powers, AJ, Nelson KE, Porter BL, Long JW. Outpatient Left Ventricular Assist Device 48th Programs. Accepted for oral presentation at the Annual ASAIO Conference. New York, New York. June 1315, 2002

Powers, AJ, Khodaverdian RA, Porter BL, Nelson KE, Long JW. Improved Hemodynamics resulting from LVAD-EKG synchronization in LVADs sed by Inflow valve regurgitation. Accepted for oral presentation at the 48th Annual ASAIO Conference. New York, New York. June 13-15, 2002

Powers, AJ, Nelson KE, Pitt J, Long JW. 21,200 miles of safe airline travel for left ventricular Assist device ients. ASAIO. March 2001; 47 (2) :141

Powers, AJ, Pitt J, Nelson KE, Chardson EE, Long JW. Distance Management LVAD patients in Limited Resource Communities. ASAIO Ma 2000; 46(2) :200.

Powers, AJ, Nelson KE, t J, Pantalos GM, Long JW. Early Experiencewith Dri Privileges for LVAD Patients. ASAIO March 2000; 46(2) :200.