Dr. Paul Stelzer, MD

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Dr. Paul Stelzer, MD

Dr. Paul Stelzer, MD is a cardiac surgery doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 45 years. Dr. Stelzer is affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital.

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    Dr. Stelzer's Reviews

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    based on 16 total reviews (5 with comments)
    Dr. Stelzer's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
    • Office environment
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    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Comments (5)
    Saco, ME |
    My initial consultation began with him telling me how he lost 5 patients early in his career and what he learned from those cases. That sold me! I was his 534th Ross Procedure patient and I am 4 years out with no restrictions and no medications!
    in Bellerose, NY |
    Not only is he a marvelous surgeon, but he is also a kind, considerate doctor who understands the stress that the entire family feels when a loved one is terribly ill and is undergoing a life threatening surgery. He spend an inordinate amount of time explaining what he will be doing during the surgery, visiting his patients twice a day and making sure that everything is coming along once his patient leaves the hospital. Staff cannot say enough good things about this wonderful doctor.
    Los Angeles, CA |
    Dr. Stelzer is a genius and a saint.
    in Yonkers, NY |
    The best. I would not be living, it has been 2 years now without the his expertise. If you find yourself in this position it has to be Dr. Stelzer, if at all possible. Kind, genuine, gentle and an amazing person.
    in Monongahela PA |
    Excellent surgeon.
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    Dr. Stelzer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
    •  Board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Aneurysm
    • Aneurysm of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Stenosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Benign Tumor
    • Cancer
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Coarctation of the Aorta
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Coronary Artery Dissection
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Heart Tumors, Malignant
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Mitral Valve Stenosis
    • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Septal Defect
    • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Thrombosis
    • Vascular Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons

      Graduated in 1972

    • Internship Hospital
      Roosevelt Hospital

      Completed in 1973

    • Residency Hospital
      New York Hospital

      Completed in 1981

      Roosevelt Hospital

      Completed in 1977

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Aortic Valve Surgery
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Heart Surgery
    • Impella Device
    • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
    • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Mitral Valve Surgery
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
    • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy