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Services and Treatments

Services and Treatments

The Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care has long been a leader in the development of new therapies in all areas of heart disease, especially for the most complex cardiac problems.

While consistently recognized for its innovative therapies and clinical best practices, the Center continues its efforts to expand the scope of cardiac care in the areas of prevention, diagnosis and intervention; improved patient care; and the efficient use of its resources.

This practice of expanding and evolving has led Montefiore Medical Center to remain at the cutting edge of medicine, offering therapies to patients with all stages of all types of heart disease before they become available at other hospitals and heart centers.

Some of the services and treatments offered at Montefiore include:

Cardiology Services

Our cardiology team offers services ranging from advanced cardiac imaging to management of heart failure, coronary disease, valvular heart disease, cardiomyopathies and arrhythmias.

Whenever possible, minimally invasive solutions for complex conditions are sought out to help ensure the quickest recovery possible. Patients are also evaluated for inclusion in clinical trials that explore promising new medical therapies or devices. Learn more about cardiology services offered at Montefiore.

Diagnosis and Tests for Heart and Vascular Disease

Montefiore offers a full range of diagnostic testing aimed at providing the best possible care for patients suffering from cardiovascular disease. These tests provide important information to help determine the extent of damage sustained by the muscle and what treatments are necessary to help maintain a healthy heart, so that doctor and patient can work together to prevent serious medical emergencies in the future. Learn more about the types of testing offered at Montefiore.

Treatment and Procedures for Heart and Vascular Disease

Montefiore offers a number of different treatment options depending on the results of a patient's diagnostic tests. Regardless of the procedure, patients can expect to receive care from a multidisciplinary team of highly trained and experienced clinicians who collaborate with cardiac surgeons, diagnostic imaging specialists, geneticists and cardiologists to provide them with an individualized treatment plan for the most complex cardiac rhythm problems. As a result, patients can return to their active lifestyles with a new lease on life. Learn more about the treatment options offered at Montefiore.

Heart and Vascular Disease Prevention and Wellness

The Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care is committed to fully assessing heart health with comprehensive programs of behavior modification. These range from improving quality of life by reducing risk factors in heart disease patients, to preventive care for protecting the hearts of healthy patients. Discover the keys to a healthier heart.

Resources

Learn more about the Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care through videos, patient stories and news items that offer firsthand insight into heart disease and how Montefiore doctors are working to fight back against the nation's fastest killer. Learn how you can help, too, and take the Heart Fitness Quiz to discover facts about your own health. Uncover the resources and start your journey to better health.

Comprehensive Heart Valve Repair Program

Since performing its first open heart surgery in 1957 – a congenital heart valve repair – Montefiore physicians have been at the forefront of this field. Patients are cared for by a multidisciplinary team composed of highly skilled physicians and surgeons who offer the most advanced interventional and minimally invasive surgical treatments for complex conditions of the heart valves. Learn more about Montefiore's Comprehensive Heart Valve Repair Program.

Cardiothoracic Surgery

The Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care began a distinguished, more than 50-year history of achievement in cardiac care on May 2, 1960, when Robert H. Goetz, MD, performed the world's first successful coronary artery bypass operation. Today, we remain at the forefront of cardiothoracic surgery and medicine, serving as a destination center for patients with some of the world's most complex cardiovascular cases.

Treating patients from the infant with cardiomyopathy to the 90-year-old woman with multiple heart conditions and diseases, Montefiore offers innovative treatment approaches for high-risk patients of all ages. The hospital's cardiothoracic surgeons are pioneering and delivering treatments and techniques that not only enhance, but extend life. Find out more about the surgical services they provide.

Tarrytown Cardiology Associates

Tarrytown Cardiology Associates offers Westchester County residents this same high-quality care delivered by experienced cardiologists and surgeons who provide the advanced treatment and innovation of Montefiore with the convenience of a private practice. Read more about the services provided at Tarrytown Cardiology Associates.

Bronx Medical Cardiac

Bronx Medical Cardiac (BMC) is a medical practice created to meet the needs of members of the local community who are dealing with heart disease. BMC’s mission is to improve the quality and longevity of its patients’ lives by providing personalized care that enables them to become healthier and happier people. Read more about the services provided at Bronx Medical Cardiac.