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YOUDELMAN, BENJAMIN A., MD

Director, Thoracic Aortic Surgery
Maimonides Physician
Phone: 718-283-7685
Maimonides Heart & Vascular Institute
4802 Tenth Avenue, 4th Floor Brooklyn, NY 11219

Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Languages

  • English
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Biography

Benjamin A. Youdelman, MD, is a Cardiac Surgeon and Aortic Surgeon with advanced training in Endovascular and Aortic Surgery. He completed his training with a fellowship in Endovascular and Thoracic Aortic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia after completing his Cardiothoracic Surgery and General Surgery Training.
Dr. Youdelman has extensive experience across all aspects of cardiac surgery including on and off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting, mitral valve repair, and aortic valve replacement including transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).
His Aortic specialty practice includes aortic valve sparing techniques and complex reconstruction and repair of the aortic valve and the aorta. This includes open and endovascular aortic repair using the latest technology of branch grafts and fenestrated endovascular grafts. His special interest is in risk stratification of patients and families with aortic disease. The Aortic Registry at the Maimonides Aortic Center will maintain critical information about patients and families with aortic disease. The Maimonides Aortic Center Registry follows patients who have aortic aneurysms and aortic dissections both before and after surgery. Life long surveillance is done to plan safer elective operations if needed and decrease the risk of emergent problems or surgeries. If surgery is needed, patients are presented at a multidisciplinary conference on aortic disease and the best surgical intervention is planned. The great working relationship between Cardiac Surgery and Vascular Surgery assures that the patient will get the right operation at the right time. Emergencies are handled similarly and we work together every day. Patients and their families are followed for life by our talented multidisciplinary team to decrease anxiety in the patients and families and plan safe elective surgery to decrease the risk of bigger problems.

Areas of Expertise

Aortic Care
Heart Rhythm Care
Ischemic Heart Care

Conditions Treated

Aortic Aneurysms & Dissections
Aortic Disease
Acute and Chronic Aortic Dissections
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm (TAA)
Valvular Heart Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Heart Failure Requiring Mechanical Support

Treatments

Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Surgery
Cardiac Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Thoracic Aortic Surgery
AFIB Hybrid Ablation
Aortic Valve Replacement
Atrial Fibrillation
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Mitral Valve Repair & Replacement
Aortic Valve Repair & Replacement

Education

Medical Degree

Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Internship

New York Medical College

Residency

New York Medical College

Fellowship

University of Pennsylvania

Board

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Locations
Maimonides Heart & Vascular Institute

4802 Tenth Avenue, 4th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11219
Telephone: 718-283-7685
Insurance
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CCM CenterLight Healthcare
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • Emblem GHI PPO
  • Emblem HIP HMO
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus (Amerigroup)
  • Healthfirst
  • Humana Tricare (formerly Tricare Non Network)
  • Local 1199
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare (Commercial Plans)
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare
  • WellCare
Please contact this physician directly to obtain the most up-to-date insurance information. To learn more and to assist you in determining whether Maimonides Medical Center accepts your insurance plan, please also see the list of insurance plans in which the hospital participates.
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