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  Paul Saunders
 
 
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NY Cardiothoracic Group, PLLC
Westchester Medical Center
Valhalla, NY 10595
914 493-8793
Dr. Paul Saunders
  Paul Saunders, Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Paul C. Saunders, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Westchester Medical Center
Valhalla, New York

B.S., 1992, Georgetown University
M.D., 1997, Mount Sinai School Of Medicine

Office # (914) 493-8793 - Fax # (914) 493-1610


 
BIOGRAPHY:    
Resident General Surgery New York University
School of Medicine

1997-2002
Research
Fellow
New York University School of Medicine

2002-2004
Resident Cardiothoracic Surgery New York University
School of Medicine

2004-2006
  BOARD CERTIFICATION:
Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners
Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery

LICENSURE:
New York State

  PUBLICATIONS:
 
  1. Sharony R, Grossi EA, Saunders PC, Schwartz CF, Ciuffo GB, Baumann FG, Delianides J, Applebaum RM, Ribakove GH, Culliford AT, Galloway AC, and Colvin SB. Aortic valve replacement in patients with impaired ventricular function. Ann Thorac Surg. 2003 Jun;75(6):1808-14.

  2. Grossi EA, Bizekis CS, Sharony R , Saunders PC, Galloway AC, LaPietra A, Applebaum RM, Esposito RA, Ribakove GH, Culliford AT, Kanchuger MS, Kronzon I and Colvin SB. Routine intraoperative TEE selects patients with atheromatous aortas for ‘off pump’ coronary artery bypass and results in decreased stroke. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2003 Jul;16(7):751-5.

  3. Sharony R, Grossi EA, Saunders PC, Schwartz CF, Ribakove GH, Culliford AT, Ursomanno P, Baumann FG, Galloway AC, Colvin SB. Minimally invasive aortic valve surgery in the elderly: a case-control study. Circulation. 2003 Sep 9;108 Suppl 1:II43-7.

  4. Sharony R, Bizekis CS, Kanchuger M, Galloway AC, Saunders PC, Applebaum R, Schwartz CF, Ribakove GH, Culliford AT, Baumann FG, Kronzon I, Colvin SB, Grossi EA. Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting reduces mortality and stroke in patients with atheromatous aortas: a case control study. Circulation. 2003 Sep 9;108 Suppl 1:II15-20.

  5. Pua BB, Saunders PC, LaPietra A, Colvin SB, Collins J, and Grossi EA. Transatrial dual chamber biventricular pacemaker - defibrillator placement in a patient with SVC obstruction. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2003 Oct;26(10):2045-6.

  6. Saunders PC, Grossi EA, Esposito RA, Bizekis CS, Strong MD, Colvin SB. Intraoperative Failure Of Four Bovine Pericardial Mitral Prostheses. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2004 Jan;127(1):267-8.

  7. Sharony R, Saunders PC, Nayar A, McAleer E, Galloway AC, Delianides J, Schwartz CF, Applebaum RM, Kronzon I, Colvin SB, Grossi EA: Semi-Rigid Partial Annuloplasty Band Allows Dynamic Mitral Annular Motion and Minimizes Valvular Gradients: An Echocardiographic Study. Ann Thorac Surg. 2004 Feb; 77(2): 518-522.

  8. Sharony R, Grossi EA, Saunders PC, Galloway AC, Applebaum R, Ribakove GH, Culliford AT, Kanchuger M, Kronzon I, Colvin SB. Propensity Case-Matched Analysis Of Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting In Patients With Atheromatous Aortic Disease. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2004 Feb; 127(2):406-13.

  9. Saunders PC, Grossi EA, Sharony R, Schwartz CF, Ribakove GH, Delianides J, Galloway AC and Colvin SB: Minimally Invasive Technology for Mitral Valve Surgery via Left Thoracotomy: Experience with 40 Cases. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2004 Apr; 127(4):1026-32.

  10. Saunders PC, Pintucci G, Bizekis CS, Sharony R, Hyman, KM, Saponara F, Baumann FG, Grossi EA, Colvin SB, Mignatti P, Galloway AC. Vein Graft Arterialization Causes Differential Activation of Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinases. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2004 May;127(5):1276-84.

  11. Sharony R, Grossi EA, Saunders PC, Schwartz CF, Ribakove GH, Galloway AC, Colvin SB. Propensity Score Analysis of a Six-Year Experience with Minimally Invasive Isolated Aortic Valve Replacement. J Heart Valve Dis, 2004 Nov;13(6):887-93.

  12. Saunders PC, Grau JB, Chen CL, Zervos M, Schwartz CF, Colvin SB, Rosenzweig BP, Ribakove GH. Localized Pericardial Hematoma Presenting with Acute Hypoxemia. Ann Thorac Surg. 2005 Jun; 79(6):2141-3.

  13. Grossi EA, Saunders PC, Woo YJ, Gangahar DM, Lashinger JC, Kress DC, Caskey MP, Schwartz CF, Wudel J. Intraoperative Effects of the Coapsys Annuloplasty System in a Randomized Evaluation (RESTOR-MV) of Functional Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2005 Nov;80(5):1706-11.

  14. Sharony R, Grossi EA, Saunders PC, Schwartz CF, Ursomanno P, Ribakove GH, Galloway AC, Colvin SB. Minimally invasive reoperative isolated valve surgery: early and mid-term results. J Card Surg. 2006 May-Jun;21(3):240-4.

  15. Gulkarov I, Pintucci G, Bohmann K, Saunders PC, Sullivan RF, Ferrari G, Mignatti P, Galloway AC. Mechanisms of c-reactive protein up-regulation in arterialized vein grafts. Surgery. 2006 Feb;139(2):254-62.

  16. Pintucci G, Saunders PC, Gulkarov I, Sharony R, Kadian-Dodov DL, Bohmann K, Baumann FG, Galloway AC, Mignatti P. Anti-proliferative and anti-inflammatory effects of topical MAPK inhibition in arterialized vein grafts. FASEB J. 2006 Feb;20(2):398-400. Epub 2005 Nov 22.

  17. Sharony R, Pintucci G, Saunders PC, Grossi EA, Baumann FG, Galloway AC, Mignatti P. Matrix metalloproteinase expression in vein grafts: role of inflammatory mediators and extracellular signal-regulated kinases-1 and -2. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2006 Apr;290(4):H1651-9. Epub 2005 Nov 11.

  18. Sharony R, Grossi EA, Saunders PC, Galloway AC, and Colvin SB. Repair of Tricuspid Regurgitation: The Posterior Annuloplasty Technique. Operative Techniques in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2003 Nov; 8(4):177-183.

  19. Saunders PC, Grossi EA, Schwartz CF, Grau JB, Ribakove GH, Culliford AT, Applebaum RM, Galloway AC, Colvin SB. Anterior leaflet resection of the mitral valve. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2004 Summer;16(2):188-93.

  20. Schwartz CE, Saunders PC, Galloway AC. Aortic valve and non-ischemic mitral valve surgery in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting. Adv Cardiol. 2004;41:172-8.