Treatments to Improve Living with Heart Failure
In observance of American Heart Month, learn about the exceptional work that is being done at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to combat one of the deadliest health diseases society faces.
Join us each Monday throughout the month of February as we highlight treatment and care for patients with heart disease. Watch, “Treatments to Improve Living with Heart Failure”, beginning Monday, February 6, 2012 at noon Eastern.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital brings together renowned expertise in all areas of cardiovascular medicine from both NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, to provide the best patient care and services.
To ensure that our patients have access to the most advanced, innovative tools for diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, we equip our physicians with the latest technology. We offer the full range of state-of-the-art diagnostic services, including intracoronary ultrasound, cardiac catheterization, electrophysiologic studies, cardiac MRI, PET, SPECT and MUGA scans.
Interventional cardiologists in the Division of Cardiology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and in the Cardiovascular Interventional Therapy Program at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia offer a full range of cutting edge non-surgical treatment options such as, carotid artery stenting, coronary artery stenting with state-of-the-art drug eluting stents, ablative treatment of arrhythmias, carotid, renal, and peripheral vascular angioplasty, balloon valvuloplasty for mitral and aortic heart valve disease, endovascular treatment of atherosclerosis, alcohol septal ablation for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, and minimally invasive treatment for atrial septal defects.
NewYork-Presbyterian also welcomes and successfully treats some of the highest risk cases in the world. In fact, many patients who cannot be helped elsewhere come here, where every patient receives the most advanced, comprehensive care.
Yoshifumi Naka, MD, PhD
Bi-Campus Director, Cardiac Transplantation & Mechanical Circulatory Support Programs
Hiroo Takayama, MD
Director, Acute Circulatory Support
Donna Mancini, MD
Medical Director, Center for Advanced Cardiac Care-Heart Failure & Transplant
Nir Uriel, MD
Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support Research Program
Arash Salemi, MD
Assistant Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Irina Sobol, MD