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Cardiothoracic Surgery

Treating coronary artery bypass, atrial fibrillation, thoracic aneurysm, and valve disease

The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, under the direction of Dr. Greg H. Ribakove, offers a comprehensive range of cardiac procedures that is among the best in the nation. Our cardiac team treats a broad range of diseases of the heart and chest, and specialize in innovative approaches to coronary artery bypass, atrial fibrillation, thoracic aneurysm, and valve disease. Improved treatment of valve disease is one of the exciting stories of modern medicine.

Dr. Greg Ribakove talking to a patient.Our Center for Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery – rare among cardiothoracic centers – routinely performs valve procedures using less invasive, more patient friendly techniques. Many of these techniques were developed or refined by our cardiothoracic surgeons.

Our team of highly experienced professionals is dedicated to providing the kind of outstanding, individualized care you expect from Maimonides, with ongoing support throughout the process. 


Comprehensive Services For Your Care and Recovery

  • Cardiac Anesthesiology - Our dedicated team of board certified and specialty trained cardiac anesthesiologists has more than 150 years of combined clinical experience providing cardiac anesthesia care for cardiothoracic surgical procedures.  LEARN MORE

  • Cardiothoracic Intensive Care -The surgery is the first part of the treatment process, but equally essential is the care you receive in the hours spent immediately after surgery. At Maimonides, patients recovering from cardiothoracic surgery are assigned to the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU), which has and outstanding staff that work directly with your surgeons to ensure the optimal level of care. LEARN MORE