Columbia University Surgeons to Treat Stamford Health Patients Through New Hospital Partnership

Five heart surgeons from Columbia University’s medical center will join the staff of Stamford Health’s cardiac unit on a part-time basis, the hospital recently announced.

Through a new partnership with the school’s Irving Medical Center, the doctors will perform surgeries — both pre-scheduled and on an emergency basis — at Stamford’s only hospital.

The partnership is part of an effort to reduce travel times for patients seeking critical care across the region.

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