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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

prasad Sunil M. Prasad, M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief

Alferis

George Alfieris, M.D.
Tansukh, Sarla and Rajesh Ganatra Distinguished Professor in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Hicks

George Hicks, M.D.
Professor of Surgery


Gensini

Francisco Gensini, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery

Kumar

Neil G. Kumar, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Lehoux

Juan Lehoux, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Knight

Peter Knight, M.D.
Marjorie B. Morris Endowed Professor in Cardiac Surgery

swartz Michael Swartz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon

  • George Alfieris, M.D. Tansukh, Sarla and Rajesh Ganatra Distinguished Professor in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

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Cardiac Surgical Research