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Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart Surgery)

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At Weill Cornell Medicine, expertise and quality patient care go hand in hand. Our heart surgeons are some of the best in the nation — and have a proven record of superior results.

Why choose us?

  • Our surgeons specialize in heart surgery for adults and children with a wide range of disorders
  • Your care team provides a custom treatment plan, tailored to your specific needs and goals
  • We offer new, minimally invasive surgical approaches
  • Our heart surgeons collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of professionals—including cardiologists, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, neurologists, and others—to deliver seamless, high-quality care
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell has been #1 in New York City for 17 years in a row (by US News & World Report)
  • Less than 1% mortality rate

To learn more about the services we offer and how to make an appointment, visit the links below. Visit our Department's website to learn more about our Heart Surgery services.

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What Our Patients Are Saying

Alan Handell
Talking about Christopher Lau, M.D.

"Dr. Lau took the time to carefully explain my upcoming heart surgery. He was very thorough in explaining the procedure and the risks verse the benefits. He answered all our questions and when we left we knew that this is the surgeon we want to perform the procedure."

Apr 20, 2021
Source: Google
Joyce

"Very thankful for Dr. Kalfa and repairing my sons asd."

Nov 12, 2020
Source: Healthgrades
Heather Livshin
Talking about Emile A. Bacha, M.D.

"Dr. Bacha and his team are phenomenal! They did incredible work with my daughter and we are eternally grateful to them 💖"

Sep 19, 2020
Source: Google
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