John D. Puskas


John D. Puskas, MD

Mount Sinai Morningside

Chairman, Cardiovascular Surgery

Dr. John D. Puskas is Chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at Mount Sinai Morningside, Mount Sinai Downtown and Mount Sinai West and also serves as Director of Surgical Coronary Revascularization for the Mount Sinai Health System. He is Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery in the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York. Dr. John Puskas is an expert in all aspects of adult cardiac surgery and has a special interest in state-of-the-art coronary bypass surgery. He is internationally recognized for his expertise in off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery and has performed more than 5000 off-pump coronary bypass surgeries since 1996, with exceptional results. In 1997, he performed the world's first triple, quadruple and quintuple off-pump bypass surgeries. He is recognized for his work in multiple-arterial and all-arterial revascularization strategies, minimally invasive conduit harvest and minimally invasive robotic coronary revascularization. He in a global leader in the development of minimally invasive Hybrid Coronary Revascularization, which combines robotic bypass grafting with catheter-based stents in selected patients. Dr Puskas has performed approximately 500 minimally invasive robotic coronary bypass procedures. Dr Puskas has also been a pioneer in the development of minimally invasive surgical techniques for the treatment of atrial fibrillation and performed the world’s first totally thoracoscopic bilateral pulmonary vein isolation procedure. Dr. Puskas has continued his pioneering work investigating the benefits of off-pump cardiac surgery, developing new surgical techniques, and testing the latest technologies in advanced clinical trials.

New York, NY, United States

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