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Jo Chikwe MD

Jo Chikwe MD, Professor

Mount Sinai Health System, New York & State University of New York (Stony Brook)
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
New York, NY  11794
United States
1 631 444 1820
1 631 444 8963 (fax)
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Background

  • Professor & Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, State University of New York (Stony Brook)  New York
  • Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
  • 2006-present: Cardiothoracic surgeon, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery; Mount Sinai Hospital, New York

 

 

Interests

Mitral and tricuspid valve repair
Aortic surgery
Minimally invasive cardiac surgery

Research

Cardiovascular clinical outcomes research.  Recent publications:

  • Chikwe J, Chiang YP, Egorova NN, Itagaki S, Adams DH. Survival and long-term outcomes following bioprosthetic vs mechanical mitral valve replacement in patients aged 50 to 69 years. JAMA. 2015 313; 1435-42
  • Chikwe J. Itagaki S, Anyanwu A, Adams DH. Impact of concomitant tricuspid annuloplasty on tricuspid regurgitation, right ventricular function and pulmonary artery hypertension after repair of mitral valve prolapse. J Am Coll Cardiol 2015; 65; 1931-8
  • Chiang YP, Chikwe J, Moskowitz AJ, Itagaki S, Adams DH, Egorova NN Survival and long-term outcomes following bioprosthetic vs mechanical aortic valve replacement in patients aged 50 to 69 years. JAMA. 2014; 312: 1323-9
  • Chikwe J, Adams DH. Megaphone message: Discouraging low-volume mitral surgery (Invited editorial). J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015; 149: 769-770
  • Stewart AS, Chikwe J, Thinking beyond the Tube Graft: using malperfusion as a guide to define treatment of Type A dissection. (Invited commentary)  J Am Coll Cardiol 2015. 65; 2636-7

Education

I studied Medicine at Oxford University. Following residency and fellowship in the UK, I became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2006.  I then completed advanced training focusing on advanced mitral and aortic reconstruction in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, where I have been on the faculty since 2008 - serving as Chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at Mount Sinai St. Luke's, Program Director of the Mount Sinai Integrated Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Program, and currently Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, State University of New York (Stony Brook), New York.