• Heart Institute Offers New Approach For Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
    Transapical procedure offers option for elderly patients with limited access through groin artery

  • Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Program Earns Joint Commission Reaccreditation
    First accredited VAD program on Long Island reaccredited for two years

  • Stony Brook Upgrades CT Imaging Technology To Further Lower Radiation Dose
    Upgrade to CT scanners reduces radiation exposure by up to 40 percent while maintaining image quality and diagnostic accuracy

  • Heart Institute's Echocardiography Laboratory Earns Three-Year Reaccreditation
    Only Suffolk County laboratory accredited in all three areas of echocardiography

  • Stony Brook Cardiothoracic ICU Earns Beacon Award For Excellence
    National three-year silver award from the AACN recognizes exceptional patient care, healthy workplace

  • 2013 Gold Achievement Award Granted By American Heart Association For Heart Failure Outcomes
    We have for the third consecutive year received the AHA Heart Failure Gold Quality Performance Achievement Award

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New Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation Reduces Stroke Risk

New Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation Reduces Stroke Risk
New Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation Reduces Stroke Risk

Specialists at Stony Brook Heart Institute evaluate first dissolvable stent.

Specialists at Stony Brook Heart Institute evaluate first dissolvable stent
Specialists at Stony Brook Heart Institute evaluate first dissolvable stent.

First Stony Brook LVAD patient gets new heart and fulfills hoop dream.

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First Stony Brook LVAD patient gets new heart and fulfills hoop dream.



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Stony Brook Launches New Valve Center


A new chapter in the diagnosis and treatment of heart valve disease has opened at the Stony Brook Heart Institute with the establishment of the new Valve Center. more»

First VAD Program on LI to Be Accredited


Stony Brook Ventricular Assist Device Program for "Destination Therapy" Earns National Accreditation from the Joint Commission / First and only program on Long Island to achieve accreditation after rigorous two-day review. more»

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State-of-the-Art for Bypass Surgery


We offer some of the most advanced treatments for coronary artery disease, including robot-assisted bypass surgery. Since 2008, we have been using the da Vinci surgical robot to enhance our minimally-invasive bypass procedure. more»


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