Asad Baig, MD

Radiology, Vascular and Interventional Radiology
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Dr. Asad Baig is a highly accomplished physician specializing in vascular and interventional radiology. He currently serves as an assistant professor of radiology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and an attending radiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

Dr. Baig has expertise in performing minimally invasive procedures to manage and treat a wide array of clinical conditions ranging from cancer care, pain and musculoskeletal/spine interventions to men's and women's health. He is one of the pre-eminent kyphoplasty doctors at Columbia and in New York City and is one of the physicians involved in Columbia’s HHT Center of Excellence.

Additional areas of focus for Dr. Baig include pain interventions, fibroid and prostate embolization, liver and kidney cancer treatments, knee embolization and ablation, IVC filter retrievals and placement, angiomyolipoma treatment, venous stenting, and many other vascular and interventional medicine areas.

After graduating as one of the 15 most influential students at NYU, Dr. Baig attended medical school at Howard University. He completed his Internship in surgery at Northwell Health and his Radiology Residency at Nassau University Medical Center, where he served as chief resident. Dr. Baig received his fellowship training in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at Emory University.

Dr. Baig is an active teacher of fellows, residents, and medical students and has authored numerous book chapters and research articles. He has given lectures and presentations in various fields of interventional radiology at national and international conferences. In addition, he is a member of several radiology societies including the Society of Interventional Radiology and Radiologic Society of North America.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Ablation
  • Ablation of Liver Lesion
  • Ablation of Lung Lesion
  • Abscess Drainage
  • Aneurysm Endovascular Surgery
  • Angioplasty
  • Arterial Stents
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Benign Prostate Hyperplasia
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
  • Biliary Stenting
  • Biopsies
  • Botulinum Toxin (Botox Injection)
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Central Venous Access
  • Chemoembolization
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain In Female
  • Consults
  • Cosmetic Sclerotherapy of Legs
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Embolization
  • Endovascular Intervention
  • Endovenous Laser Ablation
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Fibroids
  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)
  • Interventional Oncology
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Interventional Vascular
  • IVC Filter Placement and Retrieval
  • IVC Filter Retrieval
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laser Treatment for Varicose Veins
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Lesions
  • Liver Masses
  • Liver Tumors
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Metastatic Tumors
  • Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
  • Peripheral Venous Disease (PVD)
  • Poor Leg Circulation
  • Prostate Embolization
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Spider Veins
  • Stents
  • TIPS (Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt)
  • Tumor Ablation
  • Tumor Embolization
  • UFE - Uterine Fibroid Embolization
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization
  • Varicocele Embolization
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Stents
  • Vein Problems
  • Venous Access PICC, Port
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Women's Health
  • Y90 Treatment (Radioembolization)

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology at CUIMC

Hospital Affiliations

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


  • Male

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51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
177 Ft. Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

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

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

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  • Special Needs


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  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


  • ConnectiCare
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  • 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


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

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management


  • Special Needs


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


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs


  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

World Trade Center Health Plan

  • World Trade Center Health Plan

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Howard University College of Medicine
  • Internship: Northwell Health
  • Residency: Nassau University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Emory University