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Welcome to Cardiac Surgery

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Cardiac Surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine|NewYork-Presbyterian offers both proven surgical modalities and new, minimally invasive approaches for the treatment of coronary artery disease, thoracic aortic aneurysm, valvular disease, arrythmias and adult congenital heart disease. Read More. 

NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine - Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cardiovascular Surgeons

Chairman, Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Vice Chairman, Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery
Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery
Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery
Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Associate Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery

Pediatric Heart Surgeons

Adjunct Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery
Instructor in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Thoracic Surgeons

Division Chief, Thoracic Surgery, Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery
Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery
Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery
Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery

Interventional Pulmonologist

Assistant Professor of Medicine in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cardiovascular Physicians

Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute

The Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute is the new home for world-class heart care at Weill Cornell Medicine|NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. The facility sets the standard for patient-focused comprehensive care for New Yorkers and patients throughout the world.

William Acquavella Heart Valve Center

The specialists at the William Acquavella Heart Valve Center at Weill Cornell Medicine|NewYork-Presbyterian are leaders in the development and evaluation of novel, less invasive techniques for repairing and replacing damaged mitral, aortic and pulmonary valves. Our team played a leading role in the clinical trials assessing the latest percutaneous valve replacement approaches, giving us more experience than most centers in these emerging new techniques.

Phone: 646-NYP-VALVE (646-697-8258)
Email: cornellheartvalve@nyp.org

Weill Cornell Medicine Cardiothoracic Surgery 525 East 68th Street
Box 110
Suite M 404
New York, NY 10065 Directions
Phone: (212) 746-5166

News

Patient Peter Ciaccia's Story

Leonard Girardi, Cardiac surgery, cardiac surgeon, aortic aneurysm,
Peter Ciaccia had a 6 cm bulge in his ascending aortic. Dr. Leonard Girardi made an incision in his chest and repaired the aortic aneurysm by replacing the aortic valve using a natural valve made from cow heart tissue. 
Peter, was the former President of Events for New York Road Runners and Race Director of the New York City Marathon for 18 years is dedicated to fitness and a long-time distance runner. 

NYP and Weill Cornell Cardiothoracic Surgery was voted #1 in Healthgrades

NYP and Weill Cornell Cardiothoracic Surgery was voted #1 out of 50 hospitals in the US in superior clinical outcomes in Heart Bypass Surgery and Heart Valve Surgery. Click here for more details.

NYP and Weill Cornell Cardiothoracic Surgery #1, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Valve Surgery, mortality, complications

The Push–Pull of Industry in Interventional Cardiovascular Trials

Patrice Wendling

June 03, 2020

One in five trials (16.2%) were not prospectively registered before the start of enrollment, and at least one major discrepancy existed between the registered and published primary outcome in 38% of registered trials.

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