Stephanie L Mick

Stephanie L Mick

Director, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York City, NY

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Biography

Personal History

Dr Mick is the Director of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery and Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine. Her interests are in robotically assisted cardiac surgery, percutaneous valve treatments and the team approach in cardiac disorders.1, 2

In her leisure time, she enjoys skiing, travel and music.1

 

Academic History

Dr Mick graduated summa cum laude from Columbia University with a degree in Philosophy (1994). She received her MD at Weill Cornell Medical College (2001) where she was awarded the Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Award given to the female medical student with the best graduating academic record. She completed an internship and residency in general surgery at New York Presbyterian, Weill Cornell Medical Center. 

She then completed a three-year research post-doctoral fellowship with an interest in vascular biology at New York University School of Medicine.1

Dr Mick returned to New York Presbyterian to complete her chief residency in general surgery. She completed her subspecialty training in cardiothoracic surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital where she specialised in Adult Cardiac Surgery.1

She is board-certified in cardiothoracic surgery and has a special interest in minimally invasive and robotic cardiac surgery as well as complex cardiac surgery in adults.2

 

Career Overview

Dr Mick is the Carrie and David Landew Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery and the Director of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine New York Presbyterian Hospital.1

In 2011, she joined the Cleveland Clinic staff where she gained nationwide repute and the highest level of expertise as a cardiac surgeon, performing many types of complex cardiac surgery, particularly robotic cardiac surgery. She also acted as the Surgical Director of the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Program during this time. In 2019, Dr Mick returned to Weill Cornell Medicine and New York Presbyterian.1

Dr Mick’s interests are in robotically assisted cardiac surgery, percutaneous valve treatments and the team approach in cardiac disorders. She has authored many articles published in leading medical journals and presented her work at regional, national and international surgical meetings. She is a Fellow of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery and the American Association of Cardiology. She is also a member of the American Heart Association, American Medical Association, Women in Thoracic Surgery and Society of Thoracic Surgeons.1, 2

 

Career Timeline

  • 2002 - 2004: Clinical Associate in Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • 2004 - 2007: Visiting Fellow in Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • 2011 - 2012: Clinical Associate, Cleveland Clinic
  • 2011- 2019: Cardiac Surgeon and Surgical Director of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Program, Cleveland Clinic 
  • 2019 - Present: Director, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • 2020 - Present: Carrie and David Landew Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine 

 

Recognitions

  • Top Doctors New York Metro Area (digital guide): 2021, 2022
  • New York Magazine: Top Doctors: 2021
  • Chief Residents’ Award for Clinical Excellence, Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Award, Weill Cornell Medical College

 

Sources

  1. https://weillcornell.org/stephanie-l-mick-md 
  2. https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephanie-mick-md-17522086/ 
  3. https://vivo.weill.cornell.edu/display/cwid-slmick 

 

Articles by Stephanie L Mick, Director, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery

Shockwave and Non-transfemoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Eden C Payabyab, Lindsay S Elbaum, Navneet Sharma, et al

Published:

Citation: US Cardiology Review 2021;15:e25.