Dr. Joanna Chikwe, Heart Valve Surgeon

Hello! My name is Dr. Joanna Chikwe and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from Oxford University in 1997. To date, I have performed approximately 2,000 cardiac surgeries, of which most involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at Stony Brook Heart Center. Read more...

4 Patient Reviews for Dr. Chikwe

"Dr. Joanna Chikwe is a cardiac surgeon treasure find! A superb heart surgeon who effectively saved my life. Dr. Chikwe thoroughly explained with care to my wife, Jean, and I the details of the surgery and what to expect in recovery and rehabilitation. She has a very reassuring and comforting presence."

-- Arthur Lozeau, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, Maze Procedure, 09/07/2016

"Dr. Chikwe gave Joe's heart back, and stole ours! She was magic. Perfect."

-- Anthony Bly, Mitral Valve, Valve Repair, 01/31/2015

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My Specialities & Interests

Specific to heart valve surgery, you should know that I have several specialties including:

  • Less invasive surgery, small incisions
  • Mitral valve repair
  • Coronary bypass grafting

In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:

  • Mitral valve surgery
  • Frailty
  • Coronary revascularization

Education, Training & Certificates

Dr. Joanna Chikwe, heart surgeon, graduated from Oxford University in 1997.

Dr. Joanna Chikwe

Stony Brook Heart Center
101 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY 11794
(866) 345-1289

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