Dr. Walinsky specializes in complex heart surgery, including TAVR (transcatheter aortic valve replacement), aortic surgery, valve preservation and re-operative cardiac surgery.
Qualifications and experience
- Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Heart and Circulation - Coronary Disease, Heart and Circulation - Heart Valve Diseases, Surgery - Adult Cardiac Surgery, Heart and Circulation - Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Hahnemann University School of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University Hospital
- Clinical interest for patients
"If you have it, there is a 50% chance it will take your life in less than 2 years if left untreated," says Dr. Walinsky. “We think that there are 275,000 people in the United States who have aortic valve stenosis and of that, only about a third will ever be treated.”