"I've always found the field of medicine so interesting, because as doctors, we have this opportunity to improve the outcomes of peoples' lives."

Meet Terrence Sacchi, M.D., chief of New York Methodist's Division of Cardiology.

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The Institute for Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery

Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery

The Institute for Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery provides comprehensive prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of all types of heart disease. New York Methodist houses state-of-the-art diagnostic and surgical facilities and the cardiac (heart) surgery team at the New York Methodist-Cornell Heart Center comes from the world-renowned Weill Cornell Medical Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

The Institute brings together a panel of specialists and a range of services in all areas related to heart disease. These services, which range from screening and diagnostic procedures to emergency and ongoing treatment for heart attacks and chronic heart disease, are provided at the Hospital's specialized laboratories and clinical units, on both an inpatient and outpatient basis.

The Institute's staff of physicians includes specialists in all areas of cardiology (heart health), interventional cardiology, electrophysiology (using electrical technology to measure and treat heart problems), and cardiac (heart) surgery.

All of this allows patients to come to one place for all heart-related health needs. NYM treats heart attacks and heart conditions with expert specialists and advanced treatments but we go beyond that to connect patients to all forms of prevention and care to keep the heart healthy.

Find a physician affiliated with the Institute for Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery or call 1.866.84.HEART (866.844.3278). Download the Institute's brochure here.

To request educational speakers or other community participation from NYM relating to the Institute for Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, or for more information, please visit the relevant Community Education and Programs pages and then contact the Department of Public Affairs with your request or inquiry.

Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Programs

Cardiothoracic Surgery

The New York Methodist-Cornell Heart Center is staffed by physicians from the prestigious Weill Cornell


The Electrophysiology Laboratory at New York Methodist is equipped to provide a full range of cardiac care

Cardiac Resynchronization

Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) treats congestive heart failure (CHF) and ventricular dyssynchrony.

Interventional Cardiology

Angioplasty and vascular stenting are commonly used to treat conditions that result when arteries throughout the


ECMO refers to extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, a process of supplying oxygenated blood to the body when the


New York Methodist's board certified cardiologists and certified technicians conduct several types of

Irregular Heart Beats

Atrial fibrillation, or " A-Fib," is an irregular, frequently rapid heart beat originating in the atria (top


NYM's heart center now offers an advanced heart valve procedure for the treatment of life-threatening aortic

Abdominal Aneurysm

An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) occurs when the aorta, which spans from the heart, down through the body and

Other Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Services

Chest Pain Emergency Center

Since many people who experience heart attack can recover with minimal permanent damage if appropriate emergency care is received, New York Methodist Hospital's Emergency Department functions as a Chest Pain Emergency Center.  MORE

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