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Education & Training
Medical University of South Carolina, SC (1984)
General Surgery, New York Hospital -- Cornell Medical Center, NY (1989)
Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Hospital -- Cornell Medical Center, NY (1991)
Academic & Other
Year Appointed at Stony Brook:
Selected for inclusion in New York Magazine's Best Doctors 2013 listing
One of the "Doctors of Excellence" featured in the latest edition (2012) of the Castle Connolly Guide, Top Doctors:New York Metro Edition.
UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER,
12 NORTH RM 046,
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I have a 21-year career as a cardiac surgeon in New York. The New York State Department of Health Cardiac Surgical database demonstrates that I am both one of the highest-volume cardiac surgeons and one of the safest, as indicated by risk-adjusted mortality statistics. My cardiac surgical experience includes coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, thoracic aortic disease, and minimally invasive cardiac surgery.
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