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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

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

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2021 NYC Walk For Victory

Join us at the Hudson River Park, Saturday, June 5th for the annual Marfan Foundation's global walk program. Click here for more details. 

2021 Walk for Victory

Dr. Mario Gaudino Appointed Director for the Joint Clinical Trials Office (JCTO)

Dr. Mario Gaudino recently appointed as the Director for the Joint Clinical Trials Office (JCTO) at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York Hospital.  In his new role, Dr. Gaudino will oversee ongoing clinical trials and provide strategic growth plans to increase investigator-initiated trials, pragmatic trials, and ongoing improvements and enhancements to the existing clinical trial infrastructure.

Dr. Gaudino will collaborate closely with the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center and the other critical institutional entities for clinical research. He will help establish a vision for advancement, key metrics and targets, and provide oversight and leadership to the JCTO team. In this capacity, Dr. Gaudino will also serve as faculty liaison to Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian leadership, as well as clinical research faculty and departments. In collaboration with the Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Research, he will create a blueprint for expanding the clinical trials portfolio and associated revenue to support the growth targets across the full Weill Cornell and NewYork-Presbyterian network.

Patient Peter Ciaccia's Story

Leonard Girardi, Cardiac surgery, cardiac surgeon, aortic aneurysm,
Peter Ciaccia had a 6 cm bulge in his ascending aorta. 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.