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

Team Leaders

Michler, Robert E., MD

Michler, Robert E., MD Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart)
Title Surgeon-in-Chief
Chairman, Surgery
Chairman, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Co-Director, Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care
Medical Education Dartmouth Medical School Board Certified Cardiothoracic Surgery

Goldstein, Daniel, MD

Goldstein, Daniel, MD Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart)
Title Vice Chairman, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Director, Mechanical Assistance Program
Co-Director, Center for Advanced Cardiac Therapy
Medical Education Mt. Sinai School of Medicine Board Certified Cardiothoracic Surgery
 

Bello, Ricardo A., MD

Bello, Ricardo A., MD Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart)
Medical Education University of Miami Medical School Board Certified Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Bhargava, Amit, MD

Bhargava, Amit, MD Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart), Surgery
Medical Education University of Wisconsin Medicine and Public Health Board Certified Cardiothoracic Surgery
 

D'Alessandro, David A., MD

D'Alessandro, David A., MD Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart), Surgery
Title Surgical Director, Cardiac Transplantation
Medical Education Columbia Univ College of Physicians and Surgeons Board Certified Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery

DeRose, Joseph J., MD

DeRose, Joseph J., MD Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart)
Title Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Director, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Cardiac Surgery
Medical Education Columbia Univ. College of Physicians & Surgeons Board Certified Cardiothoracic Surgery
 

Goldstein, Kenneth A., MD

Goldstein, Kenneth A., MD Vascular Surgery
Medical Education Albert Einstein College of Medicine Board Certified Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Jakobleff, William A., MD

Jakobleff, William A., MD Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart)
Medical Education American University of the Carribean Board Certified Cardiothoracic Surgery
 

Keller, Steven M., MD

Keller, Steven M., MD Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart)
Title Director, Thoracic Surgery, Weiler Division
Medical Education Albany Medical College Board Certified Cardiothoracic Surgery

Kirk, Jeffrey S., MD

Kirk, Jeffrey S., MD Surgery, Vascular Surgery
Medical Education American Univ. of the Caribbean, Montserrat
 

Lipsitz, Evan C., MD

Lipsitz, Evan C., MD Vascular Surgery
Title Chief, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Medical Director, Vascular Diagnostic Laboratory
Medical Education Columbia Univ College of Physicians and Surgeons Board Certified Vascular Surgery

Porreca, Francis J., MD

Porreca, Francis J., MD Vascular Surgery, Surgery
Title Weiler Director, Vascular Surgery
Medical Education Albert Einstein College of Medicine Board Certified Surgery
 

Scher, Larry A., MD

Scher, Larry A., MD Vascular Surgery
Medical Education Medical College of Wisconsin Board Certified Vascular Surgery

Slovut, David P., MD, PhD

Slovut, David P., MD, PhD Cardiology (Heart), Interventional Cardiology (Heart)
Title Director, Advanced Interventional Therapy
Medical Education University of MN at Minneapolis School of Med Board Certified Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology
 

Stableford, Jennifer A., MD

Stableford, Jennifer A., MD Vascular Surgery
Medical Education Loyola University of Chicago, Stritch Sch of Med Board Certified Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Sticco, Charles C., DO

Sticco, Charles C., DO Vascular Surgery, Surgery
Medical Education Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine Board Certified Surgery

Team Members

Vitti, Michael J., MD

Vitti, Michael J., MD Vascular Surgery, Surgery
Medical Education New York University Board Certified Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Weinstein, Samuel, MD

Weinstein, Samuel, MD Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart), Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Surgery
Title Director, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Director, Adult Congenital Cardiac Surgery
Medical Education SUNY Health Sciences at Stony Brook Board Certified Surgery, Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery