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David Spielvogel, MD

Dr. Spielvogel, professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at New York Medical College, is a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He is Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Director of Heart Transplantation at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York. He is well-known among colleagues as an innovator and pioneer of many heart surgery techniques—including aortic arch replacement—widely used in hospitals around the world. Dr. Spielvogel has performed over 350 heart transplants, has implanted an assortment of mechanical assist devices, and completed open surgeries to treat the spectrum of diseases and complications of the heart. Dr. Spielvogel enjoys hiking and sailing with his family and friends.

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Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Directory of Heart Transplantation, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY

Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Medical College


Medical Education: Suny Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY


Residency: The Mount Sinai Hospital , New York, NY - Cardiothoracic Surgery

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