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Your First Visit: What You Should Know
If you or a loved one has been referred to a cardiac surgeon, you may find yourself with more questions than answers: Should you opt for traditional surgery or consider today’s advanced minimally-invasive techniques? What can you expect in terms of recovery time – and a return to an active life? Should you even have heart surgery at all?
During your first visit with Dr. Balaram, she’ll help you answer these questions – and more. While each patient’s individual condition – and therefore their initial consultation – is different, in general, you should expect Dr. Balaram to:
Working together, Dr. Balaram will help you decide the best treatment option . . . and will be there for you, every step of the way. If you or someone you know would like to schedule an appointment for a cardiac surgery consult with Dr. Sandhya Balaram, please call 212-523-2798. .
Interim Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery Director, Women's Open Heart Program St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospitals
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons