How to Make an Appointment

To make an appointment to see one of our surgeons, you may:

  • Contact our surgeons directly using the numbers below.
  • Request an appointment online, using Weill Cornell Connect,, to the left of this page. We will aim to call you back within 24 hours of receiving your inquiry within business hours.

Our staff is here to help you through this process and coordinate all aspects of your care. We can provide you with information about our experienced cardiothoracic surgeons, their areas of expertise, and the services we provide so we can put together the healthcare team that is best for you.

If you are experiencing chest pain, severe shortness of breath, or other symptoms now, please call 911 to access emergency care services in your area.

Our Cardiovascular Surgeons

Leonard N. Girardi, MD

Leonard N. Girardi, M.D.

Chairman
Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
(212) 746-5194
Karl H. Krieger, MD

Karl H. Krieger, M.D.

Vice Chairman
Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
(212) 746-5152
O. Wayne Isom, MD

O. Wayne Isom, M.D.

Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
(212) 746-5151
Samuel Lang, MD

Samuel Lang, M.D.

Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery
(212) 746-5112
Robert F. Tranbaugh, MD

Robert F. Tranbaugh, M.D.

Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery
(212) 746-5155
T. Sloane Guy, M.D.

T. Sloane Guy, M.D.

Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
(212) 746-9553
Charles Mack, MD

Charles Mack, M.D.

Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
(212) 746-5168
Arash Salemi, MD

Arash Salemi, M.D.

Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
(212) 746-5873
Dimitrios Avgerinos, M.D.

Dimitrios Avgerinos, MD

Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
(646) 697-0057
Mario Gaudino, MD

Mario Gaudino, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery
(212) 746-1815
Iosif Gulkarov, MD

Iosif Gulkarov, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery
(212) 746-5194
Christopher Lau, M.D.

Christopher Lau, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
(212) 746-5172
Berhane Worku, M.D.

Berhane Worku, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery
(212) 746-5194

Our Pediatric Heart Surgeons

Emile A. Bacha, MD

Emile A. Bacha, MD

Adjunct Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
(212) 746-5014
Paul J Chai, MD

Paul J Chai, MD

Adjunct Asst Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
(212) 746-5014

David M. Kalfa MD, PhD

Instructor in Cardiothoracic Surgery
(212) 746-5014

Our Thoracic Surgeons

Nasser K. Altorki, MD

Nasser K. Altorki, MD

Division Chief, Thoracic Surgery
Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
(212) 746-5156
Jeffrey L. Port, MD

Jeffrey L. Port, MD

Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery
(212) 746-5197

Brendon Stiles, MD

Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
(212) 746-0848
Sebron Harrison, MD

Sebron Harrison, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery
(212) 746-5194
Benjamin E. Lee, M.D.

Benjamin E. Lee, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery
(212) 746-5043

Andrew Nguyen, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
(646) 697-0014

Our Interventional Pulmonologist

Eugene Shostak, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine in Cardiothoracic Surgery
(212) 746-6275

Our Cardiovascular Physicians

Clare Hochreiter, MD

Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine in Cardiothoracic Surgery
(212) 746-5846