Stephanie L. Mick, M.D.
Cardiac Surgery
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Stephanie L. Mick, M.D.

Cardiac Surgery

Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English
Insurance: 29 accepted  View

Locations and Appointments

Credentials

Specialties

  • Adult Cardiac Surgery

Expertise

  • Robotic Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • MVR (Mitral Valve Replacement)
  • Cardiac Tumor
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
  • CABG (Coronary Artery Bypass Graft)
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)
  • MVR (Mitral Valve Repair)
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair With Implant
  • Open Heart Surgery
  • Repair, Mitral Valve, Robot-Assisted, Minimally Invasive
  • Repair, Mitral Valve, Robot-Assisted
  • Robot-Assisted Excision of Atrial Myxoma
  • Robot-Assisted Repair of Atrial Septal Defect
  • Mitral Valvuloplasty
  • Repair, Mitral Valve, Minimally Invasive
  • Mitral Valve Repair (Complex)
  • Repair, Tricuspid Valve, Minimally Invasive
  • Repair, Tricuspid Valve
  • Repair, Tricuspid Valve, Open
  • Annuloplasty, Tricuspid Valve
  • Myxoma of Heart
  • Excision, Myxoma
  • Excision, Myxoma, Cardiac Atrium, Minimally Invasive

Qualifications

Board Certifications

  • Surgery
  • Surgery, Thoracic

Clinical & Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery (Interim) - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, 2001
  • B.A., Columbia College-Columbia University, 1994

Research

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Personal Statement

I chose cardiac surgery one fateful day of my general surgery training at Weill Cornell when exposure of the heart was required in a lung operation.   When I saw that beating heart, I had an overwhelming sense of seeing a beloved friend.  My decision to become a heart surgeon that day began a journey through other world class institutions where I gained experience and expertise, especially in minimally invasive and robotic heart surgery.  To my great happiness, the journey led back to where it all started, Weill Cornell, where we deliver top notch care to patients.  I truly enjoy taking care of my patients and could only be at a place that shares my value of top quality care of patients as the most important thing in medicine. 

I am excited to be back at Weill Cornell Medicine where I first started my career path.  From a technical standpoint my top priority is to provide safe and effective surgical treatments to my patients in the least invasive way possible.  From the human perspective, I take a personal approach to patient care and consider it my privilege to shepherd people through the major life event of undergoing cardiac surgery. 

Biography

Stephanie Mick, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Dr. Mick graduated Summa Cum Laude from Columbia University with a degree in Philosophy. She completed medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College where she was awarded the Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Award, given to the female medical student with the best graduating academic record. She completed an internship and residency in general surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital – Cornell, during which she won the Chief Residents’ Award for Clinical Excellence. She then completed a three-year research post-doctoral fellowship with an interest in vascular biology at New York University School of Medicine.

Dr. Mick returned to New York Presbyterian-Cornell to complete her chief residency in general surgery. She completed her subspecialty training in cardiothoracic surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital where she specialized inadult cardiac surgery. She joined the Cleveland Clinic staff in 2011 and there gained nationwide notoriety and the highest level of expertise as a cardiac surgeon, performing many types of complex cardiac surgery especially robotic cardiac surgery. Additionally, she acted as the surgical director of the transcatheter aortic valve replacement program during this time. She returned to New York in 2019 to assume her present position at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Dr. Mick is passionate about patient care and minimally invasive approaches to heart disease. She has authored many articles published in leading medical journals and presented her work at regional, national and international surgical meetings. Dr. Mick is a Fellow both of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery and the American Association of Cardiology and is a member of the American Heart Association, American Medical Association, Women in Thoracic Surgery and Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

In her leisure time, Dr. Mick enjoys skiing, travel and music.

Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - HMO
  • AETNA - PPO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • United Health Care