About Dr. David Adams,
Heart Valve Surgeon

Hello! My name is Dr. David Adams and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from Duke University in 1983. To date, I have performed approximately 6,000 cardiac surgeries, of which 4,000 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital. Read more...

77 Patient Reviews for
Dr. Adams

Patient Review of Dr. David Adams

"I had my mitral and tricuspid valves repaired and a partial cryo-maze procedure done for atrial fibrillation. Dr. David Adams did a great job!"

-- Mark Linnus, heart valve surgery patient

"Outcome successful and recovery doing quite well. Dr. Adams was thorough in his explanation and follow up. His cardiac team offered caring explanations. A very positive outcome for me!"

-- Susan Minehardt, Mitral Valve, Tricuspid Valve, Valve Repair, Median Sternotomy, Maze Procedure, 03/10/2023

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My Specialities &
Clinical Interests

My heart surgery specialties include:

  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Complex Reoperative Valve Surgery
  • Aortic Valve Surgery

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

  • Outcomes of Mitral Valve Repair
  • Differentiation of Valve Disease
  • Novel Valve Repair Rings

Education, Training & Certificates

Dr. David Adams, heart surgeon, graduated from Duke University in 1983.

He then completed an internship and residency in general and cardiothoracic surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital and at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Adams then completed a fellowship in London under Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub. Next, Dr. Adams returned to the U.S. with a two-year research fellowship under Professor Morris Karnovsky in the Department of Pathology at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Adams then served at Brigham and Women's Hospital as the Associate Chief of Cardiac Surgery before coming to New York to serve as Chairman of Mount Sinai’s Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Schedule Appointment
with Dr. David Adams, MD

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Adams, you can:

  • Call (866) 306-9648 right now
  • Request an appointment by clicking here.

The office of Dr. Adams is located at 1190 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029. To get driving directions to this office, please click the map below.

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Watch Educational Videos with Dr. David Adams

Learn about heart valve surgery from Dr. Adams in these videos:

  • After Mitral Valve Repair, Brian Walsh Keeps On Running!
  • Sophie Marsh: Barlow's Syndrome Patient Success Story
  • Surgeon Insights: Why Is The Mitral Conclave So Important For Patients?

Page last updated: May 9, 2023