The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery is a recognized leader in adult and pediatric heart, lung, and esophageal surgery. Our experience with complex cardiac and thoracic problems and our knowledge of the latest advances in this area have helped to establish NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center as a major referral center and top hospital for cardiac and thoracic surgery patients from across the country and around the world. We are proud to feature excellent surgical outcomes, including (according to the New York State Department of Health) some of the lowest mortality rates in New York State and the nation.
But our technical expertise isn't the only reason you should come to us for your care. You can be assured that when you come to NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center for cardiac or thoracic surgery, we will treat you like family. That caring approach starts from the first time you contact us. And when you get here, you'll receive treatment from a team of experts in a bright and comfortable setting. We'll carefully assess your individual situation and collaborate to create a personalized plan of care that is best for you, relying on the latest advances in heart and lung care.
For more information, please visit our practice website: Cardiothoracic Surgery
"A brilliant surgeon, and a very caring and humble man. He and his team saved my wife's life." - J.R.
"Astonishing team who practice medicine as it is intended to be practiced. Everyone on the team, including (or maybe especially) the nurses on the floor is meticulous, kind and thorough. Dr. Girardi has very special skills, but his assembly of his surgical team is nothing short of miraculous. Hat's off to all of you." - N.T.