Education

The Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center is advancing the latest diagnostic and treatment options for heart patients as well as defining the future of heart care. Since Montefiore made headlines in 1958 as the first medical center to implant a pacemaker, Montefiore has remained at the forefront of cardiothoracic medicine. Not only are our surgeons academic leaders in their field but clinical pioneers utilizing cutting-edge technology.

Cardiac surgeons at Montefiore not only are experts in minimally invasive and robotic surgery, but they have led the way in the development of this rapidly expanding and exciting field. Our surgeons have published more scientific papers, abstracts and book chapters on cardiothoracic robotics than any other institution in the region.

The Center for Heart and Vascular Care's position as a leader in cardiothoracic surgery is nationally recognized: today's students compete for residency positions. Patients can take comfort knowing that the heart experts of tomorrow are learning from the Montefiore-Einstein surgeons today.

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