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Dr. Leonard Girardi, MD

Dr. Leonard Girardi, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 55


Dr. Leonard Girardi, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and cardiac surgery.


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(212) 235-1519

Dr. Girardi accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Affinity Health Plan
Cigna
Cigna EPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
CoreSource
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Fidelis Care
HealthFirst
Medicaid
Medicare
Oxford Health Plans
POMCO Group
UnitedHealthCare
Community Plan
Compass
Medicare
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO

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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Girardi's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Aortic Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Girardi performs Aortic Valve Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Girardi performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Aortic Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Girardi treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Girardi treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Girardi treats Aneurysm more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Girardi treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Fetal Left Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Leber Miliary Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm

Dr. Girardi's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm Surgery
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Aneurysm Stent Grafting
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic
  • Aortic Arch Thoracic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dilation
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Root Surgery
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Sparing Surgery
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Arteriovenous Occlusion
  • Ascending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Bloodless Heart Surgery
  • Bloodless Surgery
  • Bypass Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Endovascular Stent Grafting
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Heart Valve Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Open Heart Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse Repair
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Heart Surgery
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Surgical Procedure
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Incompetence
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)

About Me

"Because of my good fortune in training with some of the pioneers in general and cardiac surgery, I had opportunities to join the faculty of many well established cardiovascular surgery programs throughout the country. I chose to return to Weill Corn...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1997
Baylor Affiliated Hospitals
Fellowship Hospital
1996
New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1990
New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1989
Cornell University Medical College
Medical School
1985
Harvard University
Undergraduate School
1997
1996
1990
1989
1985

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Girardi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Girardi

4.8

Based on 110 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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(5)

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Dr. Girardi and his staff are professional, caring and compassionate. They are always at top of their game. They saved my life! ADS. Staten Island N.Y
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Dr. Girardi is a steadfast professional. My appointment was prompt, and efficient. He made sure I understood what needed to be done, and answered my questions with ease. The doctor made me feel comfortable by his confidence, knowledge, and experience. I would recommend Dr. Girardi wholeheartedly.
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Recently, I had the opportunity to meet and have a consultation with Dr. Girardi. He was engaging, and sensitive to my needs. He explained all I need to do to restore my health. He’s obviously the top in his field. So fortune for me that I was able to get an appointment with him!
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Excellent Doctor. Excellent bed side manner, patient, explains everything, a true caring doctor.
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Dr. Girardi is second to none
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