A highly skilled multidisciplinary team of specialists coordinates care for our heart failure patients. These physicians, surgeons and nurses are devoted to the medical, surgical and emotional needs of patients with heart failure. This dedication makes a difference. All of our patients have access to specially trained heart failure nurses 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Our expert heart failure team is led by:

Christopher T. Salerno, MD

Director, Adult Cardiac Surgery

Surgical Director, Heart Transplant and Mechanical Assist Device Program 

Valluvan Jeevanandam, MD

Chief, Cardiac Surgery

Director, Heart & Vascular Center


Meet Our Heart Failure Physician Team

Request an Appointment

The information you provide will enable us to assist you as efficiently as possible. A representative will contact you within one to two business days to help you schedule an appointment.

You can also make an appointment with our providers by:

Scheduling a virtual video visit to see a provider from the comfort of your home

Requesting an online second opinion from our specialists

To speak to someone directly, please call 1-773-702-9461. If you have symptoms of an urgent nature, please call your doctor or go to the emergency room immediately.


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