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We're changing lives through advanced cardiac care

Our cardiovascular and thoracic specialists offer state-of-the-art care for heart and lung conditions. From minimally invasive procedures to the most complex heart transplants, we're advancing medicine - and changing lives for the better.


A recognized leader in heart care

At Lenox Hill Heart & Lung, part of Lenox Hill Hospital, our hearts are in everything we do. As one of the nation’s leaders in heart, lung and vascular care, our doctors were the first to develop and perform many groundbreaking procedures. We have experience caring for patients with conditions that range from the simple to the highly complex, and have success rates among the highest in New York for cardiac surgery.

Explore areas of expertise

Preventing, diagnosing and treating heart disease starts with seeing a cardiologist. Don't wait for a problem before contacting one of our expert heart specialists.

If your heart condition requires cardiac surgery, our heart surgeons are here to offer the skill and expertise you need for the best possible outcomes.

Our thoracic specialists offer the latest therapies to treat cancerous and noncancerous diseases that affect the lungs and chest.

Veins and arteries deliver blood to and from the heart. Our vascular specialists are here to treat the conditions that affect these vital pathways.

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Start your heart health journey

Find out more about your risk for heart disease by taking this five minute questionnaire.   Bring the results to your next doctor’s appointment.

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Quality and outcomes

Continually recognized for cardiac excellence

Quality is important to us—and it shows. Our cardiac care has been recognized by various organizations including the New York State Department of Health and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

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