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Columbia surgeons performed the first pediatric total artificial heart surgery in the Northeast.
Physician-scientist Teresa Lee, MD, MS uses her training in pediatrics, pediatric cardiology, and clinical genetics to understand the genetic causes of infantile cardiomyopathy.
Columbia's team of surgical innovators are developing and refining mini-invasive procedures, hybrid approaches, and novel ways to repair or reconstruct heart valves in children.
Source:NYP Health Matters
After Cynthia Vander Molen’s son underwent open heart surgery, she wrote a book to help him and other children see how their scars make them stronger.
Source:Columbia Department of SurgeryJuly 10, 2019
Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital/Columbia University Irving Medical Center has been named the Northeast’s only Level I Pediatric Surgery Center - only 18 US hospitals have reached Level I status.