The highest quality rating for adult cardiac valve surgery has been awarded to The Mount Sinai Hospital and to David H. Adams, MD, Cardiac Surgeon-in-Chief, Mount Sinai Health System, and Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Professor and Chairman, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
In the 2019 annual report by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), Dr. Adams was recognized as the highest-volume valve surgeon in the state, performing 1,055 valve operations from December 1, 2013, to November 30, 2016. The report also noted that The Mount Sinai Hospital’s program overall performed 2,271 valve operations in that period, more than any other hospital in the state.
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Cardiovascular Surgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital Wins Highest Quality National Ratings From Society of Thoracic SurgeonsRating measures quality, safety, and outcomes of the five most common heart procedures