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The Mount Sinai Hospital Earns Highest Ratings in New York State Report on Coronary Angioplasty
Date:4/29/2010

s. A “confidence interval” is also calculated to adjust outcomes based on the volume of procedures performed. The Mount Sinai Hospital and Dr. Sharma have received double-stars for significantly lower than average mortality several times in the last ten reports. Since the latest study, The Mount Sinai Hospital has performed close to 15,000 angioplasties and it continues to maintain excellent mortality rates.

“The rating of our Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory is exceptional but not surprising, as we have a team of the best interventionalists in the world,” said Wayne Keathley, President & Chief Operating Officer, The Mount Sinai Hospital. “Mount Sinai is committed to patient safety and works tirelessly to ensure that all patients experience the best outcome with a low incidence of complications. The performance of Drs. Sharma, Kini, and their team embody this commitment, and they have raised the bar internationally for cardiac care.”

The complete New York State Department of Health PCI report is available at http://www.health.state.ny.us/statistics/diseases/cardiovascular/docs/pci_2005-2007.pdf.

About The Doctors
Dr. Samin K. Sharma is Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Director of the Cath Lab and Intervention, and Co-Director of the Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai Heart. He performs more than 1,500 complex coronary interventions annually (the highest in the country), and according to New York State Department of Health reports, he has the highest angioplasty success rate (mortality less than 0.3 percent) for any interventional cardiologist in the state since 1994.

Dr. Sharma serves on the Cardiac Advisory Board of New York State for coronary interventions, and received the Governor’s Award
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