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Heart and Vascular Services at NYU Winthrop Hospital

A National Leader in Cardiac Care

NYU Winthrop Hospital’s Heart and Vascular Services include advanced diagnostic, lifestyle and disease prevention programs, as well as sophisticated medical treatment and cardiac rehabilitation, the latest procedures in interventional cardiology, and superior cardiac surgery. We are known across New York State for our excellent outcomes in cardiac care for men, women and children.

Our team includes:

  • Highly skilled cardiologists
  • Specialized nurses
  • Physician assistants
  • Cardiology fellows
  • Cardiovascular technologists

We offer the most current treatments, diagnostic technologies and disease prevention programs. In addition to a world class heart surgery program, we provide the latest treatments with non-surgical techniques such as angioplasty and valvuloplasty and we offer a comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation program.

NYU Winthrop’s Cardiac Surgery Program has long been a benchmark for open-heart surgery in New York State and continues to grow in importance as our cardiac patients have access to the most innovative procedures.

Heart and Vascular Services at NYU Winthrop Hospital

One of the State's Best-Ranked Cardiac Surgery Programs

NYU Winthrop's highly rated Department of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery is among the busiest in the Long Island region, and one of the most highly regarded in New York state. We offer the most advanced levels of diagnostic technology, medical management, interventional cardiology and cardiac surgery.

Among the services we offer our patients are:

We offer the following specialized treatment centers for different cardiovascular conditions:

Diagnosing Disease

Advanced Technology in Skilled Hands

Focused on detecting disease in its earliest stages, NYU Winthrop's experienced cardiac diagnosticians work in modern facilities equipped with the latest technology. Diagnostic tests we administer include:

Innovative Non-Surgical Treatments That Restore Health

Patients in need of heart valve replacement whose frail condition makes them ineligible for open heart surgery have new hope. In 2012, NYU Winthrop was selected as one of only 70 hospitals and medical centers in the United States to offer Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), and currently performs the most TAVR procedures in the region.

In NYU Winthrop's technologically advanced Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, patients find various superior treatment methods for cardiovascular disease through non-surgical methods. Other innovative methods include:

  • Angioplasty
  • Stent Placement
  • Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Atherectomy

Pacemaker-Arrhythmia Center

Staffed by Leaders in Their Field

NYU Winthrop's Heart Rhythm Team consists of cardiologists and electrophysiologists who are leaders in their field. They offer treatments for all types of heart rhythm disturbances, including supraventricular tachycardia (rapid heart rhythm originating in the upper chamber of the heart) and ventricular tachycardia (rapid rhythm originating from the lower chamber of the heart). State-of-the-art treatments include:

  • Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation
  • Implantable Devices

Ensuring Our Patients Stay Well

Because promoting healthy hearts is our top priority. Our clinicians also address modifiable risk factors to help their patients stay well.

Risk factors such as hypertension (high blood pressure), elevated cholesterol, smoking, lack of exercise, diet and stress are all linked to cardiovascular disease. Our healthcare professionals educate and place an emphasis on wellness by encouraging our patients and providing them with the resources they need to reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease.