Dr. Damien LaPar, MD

Dr. Damien LaPar, MD

Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  

Accepting new patients

Dr. Damien LaPar, MD is a pediatric cardiothoracic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 1 years. He specializes in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery.Read his story

Weill Cornell Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

525 E 68th St # F677

New York, NY 10065
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. LaPar's Experience

Dr. LaPar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. LaPar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. LaPar "Dr. Damien J. LaPar completed his Congenital Cardiac Surgery training at Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital where he served as Chief Clinical Fellow. He graduated medical school at the University of Colorado, and he completed General Surgery and Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery training at the University of Virginia. He completed a two-year basic science Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at University of Virginia where he also acquired a Master of Science in Clinical Research degree from the School of Public Health Sciences. During his training, Dr. LaPar was awarded a two-year NIH/NHLBI Cardiothoracic Surgery Trials Network (CTSN) Investigator Fellowship. His award-winning research has resulted in national and international research presentations and publications. He has also served in several national leadership roles, including the President of the Thoracic Surgery Resident's Association (TSRA) and the Resident Director to the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) Board of Directors. Dr. LaPar's clinical interests are in neonatal cardiac surgery, pediatric VADs, minimally-invasive pediatric cardiac surgery, and VATS (Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery) for PDA ligation and vascular ring repair. His research interests include stem-cell and myocardial regenerative therapy, as well as multi-institutional clinical research collaboratives and clinical trials."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. LaPar "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person."

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

17  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Pediatric
  • Heart Blood Vessel Blockage
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pediatric Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Pediatric Heart Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Incompetence
  • Tricuspid Valve Stenosis
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Septal Rupture

9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Colorado School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • University Of Virginia Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of Virginia Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Boston Children's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2017
  • University Of Virginia Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. LaPar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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