About Dr. Michael Argenziano,
Heart Valve Surgeon

Hello! My name is Dr. Michael Argenziano and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1992. To date, I have performed approximately 3,000 cardiac surgeries, of which 1,500 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at Columbia University Medical Center. Read more...

8 Patient Reviews for
Dr. Argenziano

"Dr. Argenziano is a very talented surgeon. My repair is excellent. Very kind and reassuring demeanor, too. We are very fortunate to have him and his colleagues come to Stamford."

-- Ann Zucker, Mitral Valve, Valve Repair, 04/25/2022

"Dr. Argenziano put me at ease the night before surgery… I trusted him and what he said."

-- Benjamin Horrevoets , Pulmonary Valve, 06/07/2019

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My Specialities &
Clinical Interests

My heart surgery specialties include:

  • Mitral valve repair
  • Aortic valve surgery
  • Minimally invasive cardiac surgery

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

  • Percutaneous (catheter) treatments for mitral valve disease
  • Surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation
  • Minimally invasive cardiac surgery

Education, Training & Certificates

Dr. Michael Argenziano, heart surgeon, graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1992.

Dr. Argenziano then completed his Surgical Residency and Thoracic Residenccy at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York.

Dr. Argenziano is board certified in Thoracic Surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and Surgical Electrophysiology by the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners.

During his 20-year career, Dr. Argenziano has received several honors and awards including:

* Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Columbia College, 1988
* Rudin Scholarship, Faculty of Medicine, Columbia University College of P&S, 1990, 1991
* Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Columbia University College of P&S, 1992
* Allen O. Whipple Prize for Surgery, Columbia University College of P&S, 1992
* Sandoz Award of Distinction in Research, Columbia University College of P&S, 1992
* Claire-Lucille Pace Humanitarian Award, 1996
* Blakemore Prize for Best Body of Surgical Research, Columbia University, 1998
* Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 2004-present
* Member, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, 2004-present
* Career Development Award, Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education, 2007
* Member, American Association for Thoracic Surgery, 2009-present
* Executive Council, New York Society for Thoracic Surgery, 2007-present
* Vice-President, New York Society for Thoracic Surgery, 2009-2010
* Education Committee, American Association for Thoracic Surgery, 2009-11
* Physician of the Year, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia Dept. of Surgery, 2009
* President, New York Society for Thoracic Surgery, 2010-2011
* Faculty, American Association for Thoracic Surgery Leadership Academy, 2010-present
* Chair, AATS Allied Professional Postgraduate Course, May, 2011
* American Heart Association Young Heart Award for Achievement in Cardiovascular Science & Medicine, June 2011
* Chair, AATS Postgraduate Course in Adult Cardiac Surgery, May, 2012
* Principal Investigator, “Network for Cardiothoracic Surgical Investigations.” NIH U01 Network Grant, 2007-2014
* Co-Principal Investigator, “Hybrid Revascularization for Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease,” NIH/NHLBI RC1 (Challenge Grant), 2009-2012
* Scientific Journal Reviewer, Annals of Thoracic Surgery
* Scientific Journal Reviewer, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
* Scientific Journal Reviewer, Circulation Grant Reviewer, NIH/ NHLBI Study Section, 2009-2013

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with Dr. Michael Argenziano, MD

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The office of Dr. Argenziano is located at 177 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032. To get driving directions to this office, please click the map below.

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Page last updated: April 24, 2023