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Doctor of Medicine, Mount Sinai School Of Medicine, 2017 - 2018
INTERN, Union Memorial Hospital, General Surgery, 1974 - 1975
MD, Universidad De Buenos Aires, 1968 - 1973
RES, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, General Surgery, 1975 - 1979
RES, Toronto General Hospital, Cardiothoracic Surgery, 1979 - 1981
- Board Certifications
American Board Of Surgery - Certified, 1983
American Board Of Thoracic Surgery - Certified, 1986
Get to Know Me
Coronary artery disease, all aspects of valvular pathology, aortic vascular pathology.
Conventional cardiac surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, multiple arterial reconstruction, valve preserving surgery.
Extensive experience performing cardiac surgery for 36 years. Has been invited to perform operations and speak internationally in Russia, China, Argentina, Cuba, and Indonesia. Works as a consultant to help organize programs in Russia and Indonesia.
I provide personalized attention to my patients. My goal is to make sure that patients feel as comfortable as possible with receiving care at Valley. Patients should know that we are absolutely committed to providing them with the best results.
Exposure to other physicians and strong family support.
Publications & Research
I am constantly evaluating clinical performance and looking for opportunities to publish results.
Epicardial Surgical Ligation of the Left Atrial Appendage is Safe and Effective by TEE Follow Up
Innovations: Technology and techniques in cardiothoracic and vascular surgery
Impact of New York Association Class, Advance Age and Patient Prosthesis Mismatch on Outcomes in Aortic Valve Replacemnt Surgery
European Journal of cardiothoracic surgery
Mutational Analysis Clopidogrel Resistance and Platelet Function in Patients Scheduled for Coronary Bypass Surgery
Perioperative Predictors of Mid-term Survival after Aortic Valve Replacement
Asian Annals of Thiracic and cardiovascular surgery
Impact of Pump Status and Conduit Choice in Coronary Bypass: 15-Year Follow Up of 2012 Propensity Matched Patients
Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
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