Our Team The Division of Cardiac Surgery encompasses nationally recognized, certified surgeons who deliver the most modern and comprehensive care to patients of all ages. The surgeons are responsible for all pediatric cardiac surgery case from Utica to Buffalo, as well as serve as the only tertiary care center for patients with end stage heart failure, complex aortic disease, and high risk cardiac procedures. Cardiac Surgeons George Hicks, M.D. H. Todd Massey, M.D. Peter Knight, M.D. George Alfieris, M.D. Francisco Gensini, M.D. Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon George Alfieris, M.D. Francisco Gensini, M.D. Learn more about Golisano Children's Hospital Cardiac Surgical Research Michael Swartz, Ph.D.