Linda J. Addonizio, MD
Rustin McIntosh Award
Elected to Board of Directors of International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Governor's Award for Excellence as a Woman in History
Dr. Addonizio began the Pediatric Cardiac Transplant Program in 1984 and presently directs the Program for Pediatric Cardiomyopathy, Heart Failure and Transplantation. This program offers comprehensive multidisciplinary care to children from all over the world who have complex heart disease and / or are at high risk for transplantation. She is also part of the Columbia Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic and the New York Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center Cardiogenetics Program. Her research is in the area of transplantation, cardiomyopathy and heart failure in children.