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Arash Salemi MD,FACS

Arash Salemi, MD,FACS

Clinical Chairman of Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • Surgery-Thoracic and Cardiac
Languages Spoken English
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    Clinical Chairman of Cardiothoracic Surgery, RWJBarnabas Health - Northern Region

    Dr. Salemi performs all forms of adult cardiac surgery with a particular interest in valvular heart disease. An international leader in structural heart disease, he has been the principal investigator for numerous clinical trials and has served on the case review board for the Partner Trial for nearly a decade. He has individually performed more than 2,000 Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedures and has proctored physicians at over 50 centers across the world. He is developing techniques to enhance Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement and is a thought leader who sits on numerous cardiac surgical boards.

    Dr. Salemi is an accomplished researcher, sits on the editorial boards of more the ten professional journals, and continues to push boundaries of clinical care standards for all areas of cardiac surgery. He will see patients at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center and Jersey City Medical Center.

    Philosophy of Care

    The care of the patient with cardiovascular disease is as much art as it is science. Each patient is unique. Risk factors and treatment options vary between individuals. With standards of care as a guide, a carefully constructed, individualized care pathway provides the best outcomes. Almost always, this entails strong collaborative and multidisciplinary evaluation and discussion. Having access to a wide range of therapeutic options allows us, as care providers, to customize the treatment plan. Our goal is to provide exemplary, state of the art, individualized care in a collaborative and compassionate patient environment.

    Clinical Trials

    • 2019: Abbott Tendyne CEASE MR Pivotal Study
    • 2017: Edwards Early TAVR Clinical Trial
    • 2016: PorticoTM Re-sheathable Transcatheter Aortic Valve System US IDE Trial (PORTICO)
    • 2014: Cerebral Protection in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement - The SENTINEL Study
    • 2014: Cardiovascular Outcomes Assessment of the MitraClip Percutaneous Therapy for Heart Failure Patients with Functional Mitral Regurgitation (The COAPT Trial)
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    Clinical Interests

    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), Structural Heart Disease, Valve Repair, Coronary Artery Disease, Ventricular Assist Device

  • Medical School

    Cornell University Medical College
    New York, NY


    New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell - General Surgery Residency
    New York, NY


    Chief Administrative Fellow, New York Presbyterian Hospital – Cornell Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY


    Endovascular Surgery - University of Paris/Henri Mondor Hospital


    Interventional Cardiology - Universita Vita-Salute /San Raffaele Hospital


    Clinical Associate – Cleveland Clinic Foundation

  • Insurance

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    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna PPO
    • Amerigroup
    • Horizon BCBS
    • Horizon NJ Health
    • Magnacare
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Multiplan
    • Oxford
    • Qualcare HMO
    • Qualcare PPO
    • United Healthcare
    • United Medicare