Emile A. Bacha, MD
Emile A. Bacha, MD
One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Emile A. Bacha, MD

Pediatric/Congenital Cardiac Surgery
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One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors
Specialties
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric/Congenital Cardiac Surgery, more

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CUIMC/NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

3959 Broadway
Suite 274
New York, NY 10032
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Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical Center

525 East 68th Street
F677
New York, NY 10065
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525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
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Insurances Accepted

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  • AETNA
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell
  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem/GHI
  • Emblem/Hip
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Local 1199
  • Magnacare (National)
  • Medicare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Quality Health Management
  • RiverSpring
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • VNSNY CHOICE
  • WellCare
  • World Trade Center Health Plan

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About Emile A. Bacha, MD

Dr. Emile Bacha is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon with a subspecialization in pediatric cardiac surgery. From 2000-2004, he was the Surgical Director of the Congenital Heart Center at the University of Chicago. From 2004-2009, he was Senior Associate in Cardiac Surgery at the Children's Hospital Boston and Associate Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, as well as Cardiac Surgery Fellowship Program Director, and Director of the Pediatric Heart Valve Center. Since January 2010, Dr. Bacha has been Director of the Congenital and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery program at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons, and Weill Cornell Medical School. In July 2011, he was appointed Chief of the Division of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center.


Board Certifications

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
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Expertise

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD)

  • Congenital Heart Disease

  • Heart Surgery

  • Heart Transplant, Pediatric

  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

  • Pediatric Heart Transplant

  • Valve Reconstruction/Repair

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Education

  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Boston

  • Fellowship: Hospital Marie-Lannelongue, France

  • Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital

  • Medical School: Faculty of Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University (Germany)

  • Residency: Emory University Affiliated Hosptials

  • Residency: Klinikum Grosshadern University Hospital

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Titles & Positions

  • Calvin F. Barber Professor of Surgery

  • Chief, Division of Cardiac, Thoracic, & Vascular Surgery

  • Director, Congenital and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, NewYork-Presbyterian Congenital Heart Center

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Education

  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Boston
  • Residency: Klinikum Grosshadern University Hospital
  • Fellowship: Hospital Marie-Lannelongue, France
  • Medical School: Faculty of Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University (Germany)
  • Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Residency: Emory University Affiliated Hosptials

Awards & Honors

  • 1985-1989: Scholar of the German National Scholarship Foundation
  • 1995: Simone et Cino del Duca Foundation Research Award
  • 1998: Finalist, Young Investigators Award, European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
  • 2009: TSFRE (Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education) Education Award Recipient
  • 2015-2016: New York Magazine's Top Doctors

Titles & Positions

  • Calvin F. Barber Professor of Surgery
  • Chief, Division of Cardiac, Thoracic, & Vascular Surgery
  • Director, Congenital and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, NewYork-Presbyterian Congenital Heart Center

Board Certifications

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French