Charles A. Mack, M.D.

Cardiac Surgery

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Personal Statement

Having done all my training here at NewYork Prebyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center, I am proud to be a member of a department that is committed to excellence in every way. Our Department has always distinguished itself from the other premier programs by our willingness to accept the most difficult cases while expecting the best outcomes. With our talented multidisciplinary staff, it is no wonder that we have achieved some of the best results nationwide. In addition it is exciting to work with these professionals to expand the frontiers of science and advance the state of the art in patient care. I believe that cardiac surgery involves far more than the operation itself. Rather, it is the opportunity and privilege to treat all the needs of each individual patient from the moment that they enter our hospital until long after they are discharged home.

Biographical Info

Dr. Charles A. Mack is an Associate Professor in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Vice- Chairman of Quality and Patient Safety and Associate Program Director of Cardiothoracic Residency Program at NewYork Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medicine. He is also Director of Cardiovascular Services and Director of the Cardiothoracic  Intensive Care Unit at NewYork Presbyterian Queens.

Dr. Mack completed his undergraduate studies at Fordham University in 1987. He then attended Tufts University School of Medicine, where he was elected Alpha Omega Alpha in his junior year and received both the Hewlett-Packard Top Medical Graduate Award as well as the Martin J. Loeb Prize in Surgery. He began his surgical training at NewYork Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medicine in 1992. While there, Dr. Mack spent two years in the cardiothoracic surgery research laboratory, in collaboration with Dr. Ronald Crystal, where his work focused on gene therapy for myocardial angiogenesis and transmyocardial laser revascularization. During this time, Dr. Mack was awarded the Merle Wood Scholar Research Award of the Morrow Society. He finished his surgical training in 1999 and remained at NewYork Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medicine in The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, under his Chair at present, Dr. Leonard Girardi.

Dr. Mack is a member of several medical and surgical societies, including the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, the American Heart Association and the Andrew Morrow Society. His many publications in multiple areas of cardiothoracic surgeryhave been presented at various national meetings.


Honors and Awards

Distinguished Housestaff Award, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery       2000


Merle Wood Scholar of the Andrew G. Morrow Society of   Cardiovascular

Surgeons Research Award                         1997


Alpha Omega Alpha                            1991


Hewlett-Packard Top Medical Graduate Award               1992

Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Clinical Expertise
Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Thoracic/Cardiothoracic Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass
Cardiac Valve Surgery
Minimally Invasive Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
Pacemaker Implant
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Robotic Surgery
Valve Reconstruction/Repair
Valve Replacement
Arrhythmia Surgery
Atrial Fibrillation, Surgical Treatment
Bloodless Surgery
  • M.D.
    Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Associate Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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