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Surgical Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
23 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Emile Bacha is Good. Dr. Bacha has been reviewed by 20 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 3.9
Spends Time with Me 3.9
Follows Up After Visit 3.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Emile Bacha, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 17 areas:
  • Aortic Coarctation
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease (Patent Ductus Arteriosus)
  • Heart Surgery (Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures)
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Multiple Abnormalities
  • Percutaneous Arterial Septic Defect (ASD) Closure
  • Reperfusion Injury
  • Transposition of Great Vessels
  • Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Ventricular Septal Defects

Education & Awards

Dr. Bacha graduated from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Munchen. He has 13 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Atrial Heart Septal Defects
Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Congenital Heart Defects
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
2009: TSFRE (Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education) Education Award Recipient
1998: Finalist, Young Investigators Award, European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
1995: Simone et Cino del Duca Foundation Research Award
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009, 2013 - 2015)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2011 - 2015)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
New York, NY
Thoracic Surgeon


Dr. Bacha has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia 
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital / The Allen Pavilion 


  • Arabic
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Emile A Bacha MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 23 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Emile A. Bacha practice?
Dr. Emile Bacha has 1 office location.
Dr. Emile Bacha practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near New York, NY.
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