Dr. Robert Thompson

Cardiac surgery expert

Director of cardiology dept at St. Francis Hospital

Consulting hours: 9am to 5 pm on Weekdays

178 West 27th Street, Suite 527, New York NY 10012


Dr. Robert Thompson

Dr. Robert Thompson, MD is one of the leading cardiac surgery specialists in the USA.

He is a globally recognized heart surgeon and the director of minimally invasive cardiac surgery at UCSF. He received advanced training in heart and lung surgery at the University Hospital of Los Angeles and University Heart Center at Atlanta.

Areas of Expertise

Diabetic heart disease
People with diabetes are more likely to have certain conditions that increase the chances of having heart disease or high blood pressure.
Atherosclerosis is a condition where the arteries become narrowed and hardened due to a buildup of plaque around the artery wall.
This condition arises when your blood glucose level is higher than normal but not high enough for diabetes.
Dietary and exercise counseling
Changing unhealthy eating habits and maintaining good ones greatly reduces the risk for heart disease.
Coronary artery disease
Coronary artery disease is the narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries, usually caused by atherosclerosis.
Heart failure
Heart failure is characterized by the heart’s inability to pump an adequate supply of blood to the body.

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