Dr. Anelechi Anyanwu, MD

Dr. Anelechi Anyanwu, MD

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Dr. Anelechi Anyanwu, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University Of Nigeria, Faculty Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in cardiac surgery, adult cardiac surgery, and more.

1190 5th Ave

New York, NY 10029

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  • Assurant Health
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Anyanwu's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Heart Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Anyanwu performs Heart Surgery more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Anyanwu performs this procedure more than 58% of his peers

Congenital Heart Defects
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Anyanwu treats Congenital Heart Defects more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Anyanwu treats this condition more than 56% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Fetal
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Pediatric
Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Anyanwu treats Heart Disease more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Anyanwu treats this condition more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Anyanwu's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Congestive Heart Failure, Left-Sided
  • Congestive Heart Failure, Right-Sided
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Transplant
  • Heart Transplant Rejection
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Heart-Lung Transplant
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse Repair
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Assist Device

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Anyanwu trained in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Harefield Hospital, London, United Kingdom and affiliated hospitals in the University of London Network. He was trained by internationally renowned surgeons including Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub, Pr...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

2006
Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2004
Hammersmith Hospital
Residency Hospital
2004
Harefield Hospital
Residency Hospital
1992
University Of Nigeria Teaching Hospital
Internship Hospital
1990
University Of Nigeria, Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
2006
2004
2004
1992
1990

Languages

  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
  • English

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Today is Thanksgiving 2017. I like to say Thank-you Dr. Anelechi Anyanwu, Dr. Noah Moss, lvad Coordinators & all the great staff at MT Sinai Hospital. Without you I would not be here today to celebrate Thanksgiving with my family. 2011 pneumonia weakened my heart, by 2017 it was only working at 3%...Read More
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I cannot say enough about Dr Ani, he literally saved my life on May 20, 2016. That was the day that I received my heart transplant, and I was given a second chance at life. I haven't felt this good in more than thirty years, and I will never be able to thank him and his staff enough. And I wish...Read More
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Dr Ani Anyanwu is beyond amazing! He did my father's LVAD surgery as well as my father's heart transplant. Words cannot express how grateful I am. My father was able to walk me down the aisle... and now with the success of the transplant he will see his future grandchildren. Dr. Ani, you are a gift...Read More
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He is the best. He inserted a LVAD without cracking me open. I believe that he is the only one to do it this way. After 16 months, he operated on me again and transplanted a heart. Once again, great job. Still alive after almost 5 years. The post care is done by another really good doctor,...Read More
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