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Iosif Gulkarov MD

Iosif Gulkarov, MD

  • Surgery-Thoracic and Cardiac
  • Member of Our Medical Group
Languages Spoken English, Russian
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    Philosophy of Care

    Dr. Gulkarov believes in providing caring and compassionate surgical care, combined with outstanding clinical results.

    Dr. Iosif Gulkarov earned his baccalaureate degree with summa cum laude and medical degree at NYU Langone Medical Center. He continued his general surgery training and a cardiothoracic research fellowship at NYU Langone Medical Center. During this time, he received multiple awards including NYU CAS Honors Scholar, Wortis Biological Prize, and Resident Research Award. Subsequently, Dr. Gulkarov received his Cardiothoracic Surgery training at NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloane-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Gulkarov is a Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery and Board of Thoracic Surgery and belongs to numerous professional societies and is the author and co-author of many peer-reviewed publications.

    Dr. Gulkarov performs all types of adult cardiac surgery including coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), multiple arterial bypass grafting, use of bilateral internal mammary arteries (BIMA), use of radial artery conduits, valve repairs/replacements, atrial fibrillation surgery (MAZE and hybrid convergent procedure), transcatheter aortic valve replacements (TAVR), aortic aneurysm repairs, aortic root replacement (Bentall procedure), thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair (TEVAR), aortic dissections, and, cardiac tumors, pulmonary embolectomies (both open surgical and percutaneous), extracorporeal membrane oxygentation, and minimally invasive cardiac surgery.

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    Clinical Interests

    Coronary Artery Surgery - Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts; Bypass Surgery; CABG; Coronary Artery Surgery; Reoperation; Valve Surgery - Aortic Valve Repair; Aortic Valve Replacement; Mitral Valve Repair; Mitral Valve Replacement; Reoperatve Heart Valve Surgery; Endovascular and Hybrid Aortic Surgery Transcatheter Valve Surgery - TAVR, TAVI, ViV, MVIV, valve-in-valve Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery - Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair; Mitral Valve Replacement; Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery Aortic Surgery - Aorta Surgery; Aortic Dissection; Complex Aorta Surgery; Aortic Root Aneurysms; Ascending Aortic Aneurysms; Aortic Arch Aneurysms; Aortic Dissections, including Type A Dissections and Type B Dissections; Thoracic Endovascular Aotic repair (TEVAR); Atrial Fibrillation surgery – MAZE procedure; hybrid ablations (Convergent procedure).

  • Medical School

    New York University Langone School of Medicine
    New York, NY


    New York University Langone Medical Center
    New York, NY


    New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center
    New York, NY


    Memorial Sloane-Kettering Cancer Center
    New York, NY