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Learning your child needs aortic valve surgery can fill your mind with “what ifs.” Suddenly, you must absorb gobs of complicated medical information and make crucial decisions about their health and future. The circumstances require a crash course in anatomy and cardiology; you must become an expert in conditions and treatments, read up on state-of-the-art advancements.
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The NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital (MSCHONY) at Columbia University Irving Medical Center has been named the Northeast’s only Level I Pediatric Surgery Center, has been named the Northeast’s only Level I Pediatric Surgery Center, according to the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Children’s Surgery Verification Committee. This distinction is rare - only 18 hospitals in the United States have reached Level I status.
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Understanding the Mounting Crisis in Women's Heart Health
Teaching patients to advocate for their own heart health via awareness campaigns is starting to make an impact, but there is much more work to be done on the side of health care professionals.
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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.
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The only thing more tragic than a death from bleeding is a death that could have been prevented.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

NYP/Columbia Welcomes New Faculty

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.
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NYP/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, a national leader in neonatal cardiac surgery, is known for the treatment of hypoplastic left heart syndrome, transposition of the great arteries, interrupted aortic arch and tetralogy of Fallot.
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Damien J. LaPar, MD, MSc, has joined the Section of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery in the Division of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery at the NYP/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center and Weill-Cornell Medical Center.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

NYP/Columbia Welcomes World Leader in Valve Surgery

Vinayat (Vinnie) Bapat, MD, a world-renowned surgeon with expertise in open heart and minimally-invasive valve surgery, and a pioneer of transcatheter devices, has joined the faculty at NYP/Columbia.
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