Cardiothoracic Surgery

The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery is a recognized leader in heart, lung and esophagus surgery. Our experience with complex cardiothoracic issues and knowledge of the latest advances have helped to establish NewYork-Presbyterian|Weill Cornell Medicine as a major referral center for cardiovascular and thoracic patients from around the world.

Cardiac Surgery

The Division of Cardiac Surgery provides expert care to patients who need:

  • Coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Valve repair/replacement
  • Surgery for adult congenital heart disease
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs)
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Cardiac Surgery team

Thoracic Surgery

The Division of Thoracic Surgery offers the most advanced surgical care for:

  • Lung and esophageal cancers
  • Emphysema
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Pericardial & Pleural Effusions
  • Thoracentesis
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Thoracic Surgery team

Why Choose Weill Cornell?

New Advances

Kids Health Cast - Teen Vaping and the Impact of Vaping on Public Health

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In this episode #InsteadofVaping, Brendon Stiles, MD and Jonathan Avery, MD examine the dangers of teen vaping. They share great advice on preventing kids from vaping or getting your kids to quit if they have started. #wcmctsurgery

Click here to find out more about the podcast

2nd International Conference Sublobar Resections for Lung Cancer

September 26th, 2019

Griffis Faculty Club - Weill Cornell Medicine

1300 York Avenue

New York, NY 10065

September 27th, 2019

Hosted by AATS

Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel

811 7th Avenue, West 53rd Street

New York, NY 10019

We are pleased to host  the 2nd International Conference on Sublobar resections for lung cancer. To register, please click here

 

The O. Wayne Isom, M.D. Visiting Professorship - "Advancing Intracardiac Robotics to Its Full Potential"

Tumor Microenvironments: Mechanisms and Therapeutic Implications 6th Annual Symposium

Clinical Trials

The Cardiothoracic Surgery Department conducts a robust clinical trials program to evaluate the effectiveness of new treatments and medications that have the potential to improve the management of patients with heart, lung, and esophageal disease. The outcomes of heart, lung, and esophageal operations can be improved with technical innovations.

Current Clinical Trials

 

US News National 2017-18

The Weill Cornell Medicine's Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery is proud to partner with NewYork-Presbyterian, ranked #3 in Adult Cardiology & Heart Surgery Hospital in the nation and #1 in NYC by U.S. News and World Report.