Adult Congenital Heart Surgery

Clinical Services: Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart Surgery)
Upper East Side
525 East 68th Street, M-404
New York, NY 10065
Mon-Fri 09:00am - 05:00pm
(212) 746-5166
North Queens
56-45 Main Street, 3S – Room 387
Flushing, NY 11355
Mon-Fri 09:00am - 05:00pm
(718) 670-1188
(718) 670-1137

Today, there are more adults living with congenital heart disease than children. Unfortunately, however, it is common for people born with congenital heart disease to “get lost in the healthcare system” after age 25.

Weill Cornell Medicine answers the need

Here at the Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, our surgeons specialize in treating adults with congenital heart disease. Our patients include adults who have not been diagnosed until adulthood, as well as those who had congenital heart surgery as children and need additional procedures as adults.

Why choose us?

●      The close collaboration between cardiac surgeons, cardiologists, and interventional cardiologists ensures high-quality and comprehensive care

●      Our surgeons specialize in treating adults

●      Our facilities are designed for adults

●      Our rehabilitation, psychosocial, and nutritional support services ensure the best possible recovery

We provide superior surgical treatments for all forms of adult congenital heart disease, including:

●      Aortic valve stenosis and insufficiency

●      Atrioventricular canal defects

●      Coarctation of the aorta

●      Conduit revisions

●      Ebstein's anomaly

●      Ostium primum and secundum atrial septal defects, including patent foramen ovale

●      Patent ductus arteriosus

●      Pulmonary artery stenosis and regurgitation

●      Pulmonary atresia

●      Single ventricle

●      Tetralogy of Fallot

●      Transposition of the great arteries