Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialists in New Jersey

Our premier cardiac services provide immediate access to highly sophisticated heart surgery. Members of our surgical team are recognized as national leaders in the field of cardiothoracic surgery and are advancing the latest minimally invasive techniques to offer patients faster recovery and fewer complications. The integrated cardiac surgery program located at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Saint Barnabas Medical Center has seen a dramatic increase in volume of cases in recent years—making us the leader in the State of New Jersey in performing beating heart surgeries.

Craig R. Saunders, MD, Chairman of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Margarita Camacho, MD, Surgical Director of Cardiac Transplantation and Assist Devices

Ravi Karanam, MD, Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Mark J. Russo, MD, MS, Director of the Center for Aortic Diseases and Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery Research

Frederic Sardari, MD, Vice Chairman of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Martin Strueber, MD, Director, Cardiothoracic Transplant Surgery and Mechanical Circulatory Support

Roh Yanagida, MD, Surgical Director, Lung Transplant Program

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