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Matthew D. Bacchetta, MD

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Matthew D. Bacchetta, MD
Matthew D. Bacchetta, MD
Biography

Dr. Matthew Bacchetta is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Cardio-thoracic Surgery and the Surgical Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Comprehensive Care Center of CUMC-NYP. He earned his MD from the Weill Medical College of Cornell University where he also did his general surgical training. Following completion of his Thoracic Surgery Fellowship at Columbia, he was appointed to the Thoracic Surgery faculty at NYP/CUMC. He is also the Surgical Director of the Adult Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Program and the Director of the Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy Program at NYP/CUMC.

Dr. Bacchetta's background in engineering and thoracic surgery has enabled him to become an innovator in the use of mechanical support devices, which can enable patients with pulmonary hypertension to survive through a life-threatening crisis. He is also one of the few skilled surgeons in the US who performs pulmonary thromboendarterectomy for CTEPH (chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension). Under his leadership, the PTE program at CUMC has grown and services patients from around the nation.

Dr. Bacchetta is also a lung transplant surgeon, and he has led efforts at Columbia in bridge to lung transplantation (BTT), which recently reported the best survival in the world for patients who underwent BTT*. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the Steering Committee for the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) and the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO). He is an officer in the United States Army Reserves and has served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Affiliation
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
Primary Specialty
Thoracic Surgery (Board Certified)
Board Certifications
Surgery, General
Cardiac Surgery
Education And Training
Weill Cornell Medical College
Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Residency: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NY
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Clinical Expertise
Anti-reflux surgery
Thromboendarterctomy
Pulmonary Embolism Surgery
Thoracic Surgery
Lung Cancer
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
Lung Surgery
Thorascopic Lung Surgery
Mediastinal Tumor
Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
Thoracic Lung Cases
Lung Transplantation
Esophageal Cancer Surgery
Esophageal Surgery
Lung Cancer Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Lung Transplant
Mediastinal Mass
Minimally Invasive Lung Surgery
Pulmonary Nodules
Thoracic Cancer
Thoracoscopic Surgical Procedure
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Medicare
Gender
Male

OFFICE INFORMATION

This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 305-3408
Primary Office
Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
Floor: 3rd
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-3408
Fax: (212) 305-3474
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
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