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The New York Times interviews Robert Michler, M.D., about former Vice President Dick Cheney's heart transplant, the donor match process and the important recovery milestones for this surgery. Dr. Michler is professor and chair of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery and of surgery at Einstein and director of the Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care.

(Monday, March 26, 2012)

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MD News (Lower Hudson/Bronx) profiles the Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care for its cover feature. The article includes interviews with the center’s co-directors, Robert Michler, M.D., and Mario Garcia, M.D.

(Thursday, March 01, 2012)

 

CNN's American Morning interviews Robert Michler, M.D., about a new study that found one in five patients who received implanted heart defibrillators, often known as pacemakers, did not meet the evidence-based criteria for receiving the device. Over 100,000 such devices are implanted in U.S. patients every year and Dr. Michler notes that the complicated and sophisticated devices also have complex guidelines for implantation. He recommends that patients and their families make sure that an expert in the device is making the decision, in consultation with an electrophysiologist. Dr. Michler is professor and chair of surgery and of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery at Einstein and director and surgeon-in-chief of the Montefiore-Einstein Heart Center. (Wednesday, January 05, 2011)

 

The New York Times interviews Robert Michler, M.D., in an article on the death of diplomat Richard Holbrooke due to a torn aorta. Tears in the aorta are often associated with aneurysms, which are weakened areas in the artery wall. Dr. Michler notes that CT scans and X-rays can detect aneurysms and identify people who are at risk for tears or ruptures. Dr. Michler is professor and chair of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery and of surgery at Einstein and director and surgeon-in-chief of the Montefiore-Einstein Heart Center. (Wednesday, December 22, 2010)

 

CBS' The Early Show interviews Robert Michler, M.D., about former President Bill Clinton's recent heart procedure in which stents were inserted. Dr. Michler explains what stents are, how they are used, and the prognosis for those who have them inserted. He is professor and chair of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery and of surgery at Einstein and director and surgeon-in-chief of the Montefiore-Einstein Heart Center. (Friday, February 12, 2010)

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