Here are just some of our innovations that have enhanced patients’ lives, across the country and around the world.
Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care
- Developed the world’s first transvenous cardiac pacemaker
- Performed the world’s first coronary bypass operation
- One of the first in the world to implant a cardioverter defibrillator to treat irregular heartbeats
- Heart transplant survival rates that rival the best in the nation
To learn more about our history of firsts in innovation, click here.