Mount Sinai Beth Israel Reopens its Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Unit (CSICU)

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Newly renovated state-of-the-art 10-bed unit led by Dr. John D. Puskas, Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery and Dr. Robert F. Tranbaugh, Chief of Cardiac Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Mount Sinai Beth Israel has reopened its newly renovated Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Unit (CSICU).

The new, state-of-the-art, 10-bed unit, located on the first floor of the Silver Building at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, has been renovated with the latest advanced technology and modernized construction updates, including new ceilings, flooring, and ambient lighting.

“This is just one example of Mount Sinai Beth Israel’s investment in and expansion of Cardiovascular Surgery services at the hospital under the leadership of the newly recruited Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Dr. John D. Puskas,” says Susan Somerville, RN, President of Mount Sinai Beth Israel who hosted the special ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 11.

Both Dr. Puskas and Robert F. Tranbaugh, MD, Chief of Cardiac Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, will lead the CSICU.

“Our dedicated staff of nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, cardiac anesthesiologists, and cardiac surgeons are committed to providing world-class care for patients and families in this new bright and beautiful CSICU facility,” says Dr. Puskas, Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel.

To contact the CSICU, please call (212) 420-2492. For general questions regarding the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, or to set up a consultation/outpatient appointment, please call (212) 420-2584.

About the Mount Sinai Health System
The Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health system committed to providing distinguished care, conducting transformative research, and advancing biomedical education. Structured around seven member hospital campuses and a single medical school, the Health System has an extensive ambulatory network and a range of inpatient and outpatient services—from community‐based facilities to tertiary and quaternary care.

The System includes approximately 6,600 primary and specialty care physicians, 12‐minority‐owned free‐standing ambulatory surgery centers, over 45 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, and Long Island, as well as 31 affiliated community health centers. Physicians are affiliated with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, which is ranked among the top 20 medical schools both in National Institutes of Health funding and by U.S. News & World Report.

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