The impact of the results from low-risk TAVR trials will be felt for many years. It will be felt by a wide group - surgeons, cardiologists, hospital systems, insurance companies, and most importantly patients.
While it’s been around for years, TAVR was initially used as a last-chance option for people with highly severe aortic disease who wouldn’t be healthy enough to endure the intensity of a traditional surgery
Heart surgery has come a long way from when Dr. F. John Lewis performed one of the first open heart surgeries on a 5-year-old girl in 1952 to correct a birth defect that left a hole in the wall of the upper chamber in her heart.
Leading surgeons from NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital are collaborating with the Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (CHoNJ) to perform pediatric cardiac surgical procedures.
In 2018, we welcomed several internationally renowned physicians to the Department of Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. These men and women are leaders in their respective fields. They have a track record of innovation and their collaborative multidisciplinary team approach allows them to provide the very highest level of patient care. While these surgeons spearhead the newest treatments and techniques, they are also very compassionate communicators.