Researcher’s Profile

Emile A. Bacha, MD

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Chief, Division of Cardiac, Thoracic, & Vascular Surgery
Director, Congenital and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, NewYork-Presbyterian Congenital Heart Center
Publications: 
Comorbid Conditions in Neonates With Congenital Heart Disease. Krishnamurthy G, Ratner V, Bacha E, Aspelund G. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Aug;17(8 Suppl 1):S367-76. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000832.
The Use of Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest During Heart Transplantation Does Not Worsen Posttransplant Survival. Sorabella RA, Guglielmetti L, Bader A, Gomez A, Takeda K, Chai PJ, Takayama H, Bacha EA, Naka Y, George I. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)30167-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.03.058. [Epub ahead of print]
Welcome to the 12th. International Conference on Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems and Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Perfusion. Ündar A, Chai P, Bacha E. Artif Organs. 2016 May;40(5):431-3. doi: 10.1111/aor.12752. No abstract available.
Survival of Three Neonates With Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia and d-Transposition of the Great Arteries. Blancha VL, Ratner V, Aspelund G, Chai P, Levasseur S, Krishnan U, Bacha E, Krishnamurthy G. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016 May 6. pii: 2150135116632509. [Epub ahead of print]
The concept of "palliation" in children with heterotaxy syndrome. Cheung EW, Bacha EA. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 May;151(5):1378-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.02.050. Epub 2016 Feb 27. No abstract available.
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Dr. Emile Bacha is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon with a subspecialization in pediatric cardiac surgery. From 2000-2004, he was the Surgical Director of the Congenital Heart Center at the University of Chicago. From 2004-2009, he was Senior Associate in Cardiac Surgery at the Children's Hospital Boston and Associate Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, as well as Cardiac Surgery Fellowship Program Director, and Director of the Pediatric Heart Valve Center. Since January 2010, Dr. Bacha has been Director of the Congenital and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery program at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons, and Weill Cornell Medical School. In July 2011, he was appointed Chief of the Division of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center.