Cure HHT Launches New York Center

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24th HHT Center of Excellence in North America

NewYork Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

New York, NY

“Two years ago, we made a commitment to New York and New Jersey families that we would work very hard to encourage a team of experienced physicians, with our guidance and a HHT mentor center, to come together as an HHT Center of Excellence,” said Executive Director Marianne Clancy. “I am so happy to see this work become a reality. I am confident this superb team, which I met during a site visit, will provide outstanding care. We look forward to working closely together in the years to come."


NewYork Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center is the only facility in New York that specializes in the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of HHT. The newest HHT Center offers compassionate, family-centered multidisciplinary care, led by Dr. Sophie Chheang, a dynamic and action-oriented physician. At the NewYork Presbyterian/Columbia University HHT Center, each patient is treated by HHT-knowledgeable physicians who are compassionate and devoted to maintaining the highest standards of care. Dr. Chheang’s team includes a full team of pediatric specialists lead by Dr. Emilio Arteaga-Solis.

Chheang, Sophie MDDr.Chheang is a board certified radiologist at NewYork Presbyterian and an assistant professor of radiology at Columbia University Medical Center. After graduating from the New York University School of Medicine, she completed her Diagnostic Radiology residency at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Chheang then finished her Interventional Radiology fellowship at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center,which included additional training at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.In addition to English, Dr.Chheang speaks Khmer and Spanish. She is Board certified with the American Board of Radiology.


Specialties at NewYork Presbyterian/Columbia University HHT Center



Genetics/Genetic Counseling



Interventional Radiology

Neuro-interventional Surgery


Otolaryngology (ENT)




To Make an Appointment

Adult Appointment: Contact Helen Pena-Chacon at 212-305-7094

Pediatric Appointment: Contact Emilio Arteaga-Solis, MD, PhD at 212-305-5122