Heart Services & Specialties

Coronary Artery Disease

Ranked #4 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report for cardiology and heart surgery

Why Choose Us?

Expert Prevention and Treatment of Heart Attacks

Coronary artery disease occurs when fatty deposits build up along the inside of the arteries supplying blood to your heart (atherosclerosis) and can lead to a heart attack, which can cause the death of heart tissue. If you or someone you care about has coronary artery disease, it's best to be treated by healthcare professionals who are specialists in this area. Our expert cardiologists, surgeons, and other heart specialists collaborate to treat each patient promptly and effectively.

Our Team

Multidisciplinary Care for Heart Disease

NewYork-Presbyterian has more top cardiologists and cardiac surgeons than any other hospital in the country. Our cardiologists, heart surgeons, interventional cardiologists, and critical care experts work together to customize your care, with the goal of minimizing or preventing heart damage and improving your quality of life. We treat some of the highest-risk and most complex cases of coronary artery disease, including patients in their 80s and 90s, and those with very few treatment options.

Our Approach to Care

A Customized Plan that's Right for You

Coronary Artery Disease

If you have coronary artery disease, we'll customize a plan of care to improve blood flow to your heart and put you on the road to a heart-healthy life. Your treatment may include one or more of these approaches: medications, interventional procedures like angioplasty or stenting, or heart surgery. If surgery is the best option for you, we are experienced in minimally invasive and open surgery and achieve some of the best outcomes in the county, with a low rate of postsurgical complications.

Awards & Recognition

Leaders in Heart Disease Treatment


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More top cardiologists and cardiac surgeons than any other hospital in the nation

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