Meet the Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Team
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Meet the Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Team

Joseph J. DeRose, MD

Gender
Male
Department
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Practice Specialty
Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart), Surgical Specialties
Medical Education
Columbia Univ. College of Physicians & Surgeons
Residency
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
Fellowship
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
Board Certified
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Main Location
Montefiore Medical Park at 1575 Blondell
1575 Blondell Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461-2660
Phone: (718) 405-8373
Fax: (718) 405-8253
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Montefiore Weiler Hospital
1825 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461-2301
Phone: (718) 405-8373
Fax: (718) 405-8253
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Montefiore Wakefield Campus
600 East 233rd Street
Bronx, NY 10466-2604
Phone: (718) 920-7000
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Montefiore Tarrytown Practice
200 South Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591-4500
Phone: (914) 631-2895
Fax: (914) 631-0094
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Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467-2401
Phone: (718) 920-4321
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Pediatric Specialty Practice of the GHV, PLLC
212 Crystal Run Road
Middletown, NY 10941
Phone: (845) 703-7000
Fax: (845) 703-0160
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Academic Title
Associate Professor, Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Administrative Title
Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Director, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Cardiac Surgery
Clinical Focus
Aortic Surgery, Arterial Revascularization, Atrial Fibrillation Surgery, Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mitral Valve Repair, Off Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting, Robotic Biventricular Pacemaker Insertion, Robotic Cardiothoracic Surgery
Research Focus
Dr. DeRose has a particular research and clinical interest in robotic cardiothoracic surgery. He was involved in the first robotic biventricular pacemaker, thymectomy and atrial spetal defect repair in the world.
Biography

Dr. Joseph J. DeRose, Jr., graduated Summa Cum Laude from Georgetown University where he earned the Chapman Medal for the most outstanding student in Biology. He completed his MD degree at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and received the Whipple award for the most outstanding student in Surgery.

Dr. DeRose completed his General Surgery Residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center and received the Blakemore Prize for Research upon graduation. He then completed a Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship at Columbia-Prebyterian Medical Center as well as a post-graduate fellowship in Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Columbia.

Dr. DeRose was appointed Director of Robotics in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital from 2001-2006. He joined the Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care as Director of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Cardiac Surgery and Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery in October 2006.