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If your heart needs special care, the Heart Institute is here
Our cardiac specialists are here to offer the most advanced diagnostic and treatment options for heart disease. We're also here to help you—and the ones you love—prevent it. Now that's something your heart can feel good about.
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Advanced heart disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention

Whether you have heart disease or are at risk for it, consider the Heart Institute your partner in heart health. The Heart Institute is among the nation’s foremost cardiac care centers, conveniently located at Staten Island University Hospital. We are proud to be elevating the standard of cardiac care for the local community, throughout the tri-state area and across the nation. Our experienced cardiac specialists and dedicated health care professionals work collaboratively and provide compassionate, personalized care while advancing the field of cardiac surgery.

At the Heart Institute, we're here for you with the most progressive cardiac diagnostics, treatment, post-surgical outpatient care and cardiac prevention programs, including:

  • Angioplasty
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Heart valve repair/replacement
  • Implantation of cardiac assist device
  • Minimally invasive coronary bypass procedures

Leadership

Specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Surgery

Specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Surgery

Department Chairman - Chairman of Cardiology of Cardiology - Interventional Cardiology, Staten Island University Hospital

Specialties: Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Medicine, Cardiology, Endovascular Medicine

Director of Service - Director of Electrophysiology of Cardiology - Electrophysiology, Staten Island University Hospital

Specialties: Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiology, Internal Medicine

Director - Med.Director-Out-Patient Cardiac Rehab of Cardiology - Non-Invasive Cardiology, Staten Island University Hospital

Specialties: Cardiology
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