DEPARTMENT of CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY
Alfred Culliford, M.D., Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery
#1D Ambulatory Care Building
Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic:
Fri (1PM – 4PM)
Thoracic Surgery Clinic:
(Cancer Center, Mezzanine,
Ambulatory Care Building)
Thurs (1PM – 4PM)
In the News and Press Releases
CARDIAC CARE SERVICES
Leaders in Health Care
• The Cardiology Team
• The Cardiothoracic Surgery Team
HHC Bellevue Hospital Center’s Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery Departments are world renowned. We provide a wide range of outpatient and inpatient diagnostic, clinical and surgical services for cardiology patients, and we are the only public hospital in New York City where open heart surgery is performed.
AWARDS & ACCREDITATIONS
Bellevue Hospital Center is the recipient of numerous accreditations, awards and accolades, including:
PROMOTING HEART HEALTH
There are many things we can do to live healthier lives. Risk factors for cardiac complications include: high cholesterol, hypertension, tobacco/drug/alcohol use, diabetes, being HIV positive and a family history. Other less obvious risk factors include: homelessness, malnourishment, limited English proficiency, incarceration, lack of social support, and not having a primary care provider.
BELLEVUE’S MILESTONES IN CARDIOLOGY
Bellevue is a leader in healthcare and has been since our early days nearly three centuries ago. Milestones in cardiology on Bellevue’s historic timeline began in 1818 and continue to today. The noteworthy achievements include many firsts and a Nobel Prize.