New Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit

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Maimonides recently opened a brand new Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU) to provide postoperative cardiac surgery patients with multidisciplinary critical care and monitoring in a patient-friendly, comfortable environment.

The new CTICU features 14 private beds with state-of-the-art equipment, monitors and therapies. Significant patient experience upgrades include the installation of in-room bathrooms, enhanced lighting, an attractive family and visitors lounge with comfortable seating and amenities, and an overall increase in square footage.

Maimonides Heart & Vascular Institute is a national leader in clinical excellence and innovation, with outstanding patient outcomes. We provide tertiary services to patients throughout Brooklyn.

  • #1 in New York for heart attack survival1
  • Perfect score from U.S. News & World Report for heart attack & heart failure care2
  • Highest quality rating (3 stars) for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) 30-day follow-up3
  • Lowest vascular surgery complication rates in the Northeast4
  • Gold Level Center of Excellence in Life Support Award for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) program, two years in a row5
  • Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals for cardiac surgery,™ Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ for 8 Years in a Row, and Five Star Recipient for Coronary Bypass Surgery, Valve Surgery and Pacemaker Procedures.6


Maimonides’ specialists are experts in all subspecialties of cardiology, and cardiothoracic and vascular surgery.  Our surgeons and interventional cardiologists perform approximately 1,000 open heart surgeries and other procedures annually.

We offer advanced techniques for diagnosing and treating all types of cardiovascular disorders, including AFib ablation, angioplasty, aortic aneurysm repair, coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), end-stage heart failure treatments, miniature pacemakers, minimally invasive valve replacement, heart-lung oxygenation therapy, pediatric heart conditions, and more.

To refer a patient to the Heart & Vascular Institute, call 718.HRT-BEAT (718.478.2328).

To contact Cardiothoracic Surgery, call 718.283.7686.

Learn More About Maimonides Heart & Vascular Institute 


1 –, 2021, 2 – U.S. News & World Report, 2021, 3 – Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology, TVT Registry Public, 2021, 4 – Vascular Quality Initiative, 2021, 5 – Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO), 2020-2021, 6 – Healthgrades, 2022

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