Dr. Leonard Girardi, MD

Dr. Leonard Girardi, MD

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55 y/o
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Dr. Leonard Girardi, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and cardiac surgery.Read his story

Weill Cornell Medicine's Cardiothoracic Surgery

525 E 68th St # M-404

New York, NY 10065
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board 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)
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 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
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
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Heart Valve Diseases
Heart Valve Replacement
Heart Valve Surgery
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
Open Heart Surgery
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Pericardial Disease
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Septal Defect
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoabdominal Surgical Procedure
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Tricuspid Valve Incompetence
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)

About Me

Care Philosophy

"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 Wei...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Girardi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Girardi

4.7

Based on 91 reviews

5 Stars
92.3076923076923%
(84)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
1.098901098901099%
(1)
2 Stars
1.098901098901099%
(1)
1 Star
5.4945054945054945%
(5)

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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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The best of the best. If you chose him to do your surgery, you will not be sorry. He is so experienced! He is not full of himself. He cares about your state of mind, and puts you at easy with a humble confidence that shines through. His team and the care that you get at this hospital is by far...Read More
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Dr Girardi performed 3 invasive complex procedures on my heart m, and I walked out of the hospital 5 days later returning to my home. He and his Team are an example of best practices, perfection and excellence. I cannot stress strongly enough how amazing their care is. Literally life saving. ...Read More
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Entrusting your heart to a surgeon, is a big deal. But when you’re putting it in the hands of Doctor Girardi, you feel safe. I recently had an open heart surgery and could not have had a better experience. Dr. Girardi built a strong team that helps him accomplish amazing results. It’s true, he...Read More
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As a physician myself,Dr Girardi transudes academia and class.A terrific Cardiothoracic Surgeon who has superb clinical expertise. Everything was explained and his staff is a true team.I have been around a large number of CT surgeons who believe they walk on water BUT NOT Dr.Girardi.A humble...Read More
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He is the best! I was so frightened. Until I met DrGerardi. He is kind, compassionate, professional and experienced. I was so relieved after I met with him. He answered every question I had. His team is highly experienced. They treated me with care and I knew that I was in good hands. I had 3...Read More
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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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