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A network of experts for world-class cardiac care

With state-of-the-art facilities and renowned cardiac experts using the most advanced surgical techniques, it's no wonder we've been consistently recognized for extraordinary cardiac care. If your heart condition requires surgery, our team is here.


Why choose us?

Our multidisciplinary team focuses on delivering superior results through evidence-based treatments, quality improvement, ongoing research and personalized care. Our specialists perform more than 2,000 cardiothoracic surgeries each year, which is comparable to many of the nation’s leading cardiac programs, with outcomes among the best in New York state.

We receive consistent recognition for significantly better outcomes by the New York State Department of Health and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

We are accredited and certified for heart care from the Joint Commission, recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.

State-of-the-art facilities and procedures
Northwell Health is a leader in the treatment of aortic valve disease, offering patients the most advanced procedures. Given the success of the TAVR (transcatheter aortic valve replacement) program, the manufacturers of the devices have designated several of our physicians as national proctors.

State-of-the-art hybrid operating rooms allow cardiac and vascular surgeons to integrate services with endovascular trauma and interventional cardiologists for complex cases. Patients can receive treatment from multiple specialists in a single operating room.

Our clinical experts use some of the latest in minimally invasive techniques to allow for quicker recovery and reduced risk of infection.

Advanced nuclear stress cameras reduce scan times and radiation exposure by at least 50 percent. This technology helps physicians accurately diagnose a condition and provide the best treatment available.


Alan Roy Hartman, MD

Chairman of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Chairman of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, North Shore University Hospital, Chairman of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Southside Hospital

Specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery

S. Jacob Scheinerman, MD

Chairman of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital

Specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Robert Kalimi, MD

Specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Surgery
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