About Dr. Steve Xydas
Steve Xydas, M.D., is the chief of the Columbia University Division of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center and co-director of the Mount Sinai Heart Institute.
Dr. Xydas is board certified in cardiac and general surgery and is an expert in minimally invasive, open, endovascular, and transcatheter approaches to a full spectrum of serious cardiac diseases, including valve disease, coronary disease, and aortic aneurysms. He has extensive experience in valve-sparing aortic root repairs and innovative treatments to thoracic aneurysms.
Dr. Xydas is a graduate of Harvard College and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery and cardiovascular surgery training at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, New York. He spent nearly eight years as a cardiothoracic surgeon at Morristown Medical Center in New Jersey, a U.S. News & World Report “Top 50 Hospital” for cardiac surgery, where he established a prolific, high-volume surgical practice with one of the lowest mortality rates in New Jersey based on published state reports. In addition, doctors chose Dr. Xydas as a “Top Doctor” in New Jersey Monthly magazine in 2015, and was nationally recognized as a Castle Connolly 2016 “Top Doctor.”
Dr. Xydas has extensive research and commercial experience with transcatheter aortic valve replacement using the Sapien and Corevalve devices. He is a co-investigator on clinical trials, including the Corevalve Pivotal, Corevalve SURTAVI, Sapien 3 (Partner 3) TAVR trials and the International Aortic Arch Surgery Study Group. He has participated in many international operative surgical symposia and has lectured on a national and international level.
Dr. Xydas is proficient in all aspects of cardiac surgery. A native of Long Island, New York, he speaks Greek and Spanish.
THORACIC & CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
Chief of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery
Co-Director of the Mount Sinai Heart Institute
Columbia University Division of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Areas of Clinical Expertise:
Aortic aneurysm repair
Valve-sparing aortic root repair
Aortic valve repair
Minimally invasive mitral and aortic valve repair
Mitral valve repair
Surgical treatment for atrial fibrillation
Hybrid approaches to aortic arch reconstructions
Endovascular stenting of the thoracic aorta
Heart valve repair and replacement
Transcathether aortic valve replacement
Transcathether valve replacement
Off pump coronary bypass surgery
Minimally invasive cardiac surgery
Mitral and aortic valve replacement
Mitral valve prolapse
Mitral valve surgery
Coronary artery bypass grafting
Bicuspid aortic valve
Congenital heart disease
Adult congenital heart disease
Left atrial myxomas
Resection of cardiac tumors and masses
Thoracic / Cardiothoracic surgery
Coronary artery bypass
THE JOHN HOPKINS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
COLUMBIA-PRESBYTERIAN MEDICAL CENTER
COLUMBIA-PRESBYTERIAN MEDICAL CENTER
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