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We’re changing lives through advanced cardiac care
Our cardiovascular and thoracic specialists offer state-of-the-art care for heart and lung conditions. From minimally invasive procedures to the most complex heart transplants, we’re advancing medicine—and changing lives for the better.

Who we are

At Northwell Health, our skilled cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, thoracic surgeons, and vascular specialists offer the experience and expertise needed for a wide range of cardiovascular and thoracic treatments—from common minimally invasive procedures to the most complex heart surgeries. And with convenient locations throughout New York City, Long Island and Westchester, we offer the care you need right where you need it.

We are dedicated to advancing heart care by providing access to exclusive clinical trials, developing groundbreaking treatments and leading the way to novel research that redefines cardiac care. We're proud to be recognized for high quality care by state and national health departments, agencies and organizations—because our patients are at the heart of everything we do.

What can we help you find?
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Preventing, diagnosing and treating heart disease starts with seeing a cardiologist. Don't wait for a problem before contacting one of our expert heart specialists.

If your heart condition requires cardiac surgery, our heart surgeons are here to offer the skill and expertise you need for the best possible outcomes.

Our thoracic specialists offer the latest therapies to treat cancerous and noncancerous diseases that affect the lungs and chest.

Veins and arteries deliver blood to and from the heart. Our vascular specialists are here to treat the conditions that affect these vital pathways.

Quality and outcomes

Outstanding care for exceptional results

Our cardiac services have been recognized by the New York State Department of Health and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for excellent outcomes. That means you can rest assured that you-–and your heart-–are in good hands. 

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