Doctor Q&A: Is Minimally-Invasive Aortic Valve Repair Possible?
Is it possible to repair a leaking aortic valve using minimally invasive surgical techniques? If so, how can patients find experienced surgeons that provide durable aortic valve repairs? What questions should patients ask their potential aortic valve surgeons? Get answers to those important questions from Dr. Hiroo Takayama, Chief of Adult Cardiac Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York City. During his extraordinary career, Dr. Takayama has performed over 4,500 cardiac operations with more than 2,500 involving heart valve repair or replacement procedures. (Video posted on August 17, 2023)
Dr. Hiroo Takayama
Chief, Adult Cardiac Surgery
New York City, NY