Mathew Williams at [NYU Langone Medical Center]

Mathew R. Williams, MD

  • Specialties: Cardiac Surgery, Interventional Cardiology
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 646-501-0197

About Me

I have always had a strong interest in medicine, but the heart is the part of the body I find most fascinating. Its dynamic nature, in combination with my drive to take care of others, led me to specialize in both cardiac surgery and interventional cardiology.

These two specialties treat the same diseases using different sets of tools. Having trained in both, I can approach my patients’ conditions from two angles to find the best treatment. 

My team and I treat people who have different types of heart valve diseases. Most commonly, we see people with aortic valve stenosis, or the narrowing of the main valve of the heart, and mitral valve regurgitation, in which the mitral valve does not close effectively, causing blood to flow backward.

Our treatments range from surgery, including minimally invasive procedures, to less invasive transcatheter approaches that avoid the need for open heart surgery. We specialize in using advanced transcatheter technology, and I have performed close to 1,800 of these types of procedures—more than any other surgeon in the nation. My team at the Heart Valve Center has also performed the most mitral valve clip procedures in the region.

As director of the Heart Valve Center, I am fortunate to lead a team of physicians specialized in multiple aspects of heart valve conditions. This diversity allows us to view each condition from various angles and collaborate to create the safest, most effective treatment for our patients. I also focus on individualizing treatments—one person may benefit from surgery, whereas another may recover better from a less invasive procedure. 

Heart valve disease can be a frightening diagnosis, and I do what I can to put my patients at ease. We have an incredibly compassionate team here at NYU Langone, and we collaborate with social workers, dietitians, physical therapists, and other professionals to make the treatment and recovery process as seamless as possible.


Conditions and Treatments

aortic valve stenosis, mitral regurgitation (MR), aortic valve insufficiency, mitral valve stenosis, tricuspid valve insufficiency, mitral valve prolapse (MVP), pulmonary valve regurgitation, aortic aneurysm, coronary heart disease, pericardial disease, minimally invasive surgery, heart valve diseases, thoracic aortic aneurysm, aortic valve replacement, left coronary artery structure, tricuspid valve disease, aortic disease, lung embolism, aortic dissection, mitral valve disease, mitral valve repair, aortic valve disease
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Credentials

Positions
  • Associate Professor, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Chief, Division of Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Director, Interventional Cardiology
  • Director, CVI Structual Heart Disease Program
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic Surgery, 2007
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, New York Presbyterian Medical Center, Interventional Cardiology, 2006
  • Residency, Columbia Presbyterian Med Ctr (New York, NY), Cardio-Thoracic Surg, 2005
  • Residency, Columbia Presbyterian Med Ctr (New York, NY), Surgery, 2003
  • Residency, UCLA Medical Center, Surgery, 1998
  • MD from Columbia University, 1996

Locations and Appointments

69 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Affinity
  • Affinity Exchange- Essential
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • ElderPlan
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus Essential
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • Fidelis Child Health
  • Fidelis Essential
  • Fidelis Exchange
  • Fidelis Family Health
  • Fidelis Medicaid
  • Fidelis Medicare
  • GHI CBP
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP EPO/PPO
  • HIP Essential
  • HIP Family Health
  • HIP HMO
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • HIP POS
  • Healthfirst
  • Healthfirst Essential
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Child Health
  • MetroPlus Essential
  • MetroPlus Exchange Plans
  • MetroPlus Family Health
  • MetroPlus Medicaid
  • MetroPlus Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NY Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare Core and Charter
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) Medicare
  • WellCare Child Health
  • WellCare Family Health
  • WellCare Medicaid
  • WellCare Medicare
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.
NYU Cardiothoracic Surgery Associates

530 1st Avenue, Suite 9V
New York, NY 10016

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My Research

Publications

  • Evaluation of Flow After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With Low-Flow Aortic Stenosis: A Secondary Analysis of the PARTNER Randomized Clinical Trial

    Anjan, Venkatesh Y; Herrmann, Howard C; Pibarot, Philippe; Stewart, William J; Kapadia, Samir; Tuzcu, E Murat; Babaliaros, Vasilis; Thourani, Vinod H; Szeto, Wilson Y; Bavaria, Joseph E; Kodali, Susheel; Hahn, Rebecca T; Williams, Mathew; Miller, D Craig; Douglas, Pamela S; Leon, Martin B
    JAMA cardiology. 2016 Jun 15. ?-?

  • Atrial Fibrillation Is Associated With Increased Mortality in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Insights From the Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valve (PARTNER) Trial

    Biviano, Angelo B; Nazif, Tamim; Dizon, Jose; Garan, Hasan; Fleitman, Jessica; Hassan, Dua; Kapadia, Samir; Babaliaros, Vasilis; Xu, Ke; Parvataneni, Rupa; Rodes-Cabau, Josep; Szeto, Wilson Y; Fearon, William F; Dvir, Danny; Dewey, Todd; Williams, Mathew; Mack, Michael J; Webb, John G; Miller, D Craig; Smith, Craig R; Leon, Martin B; Kodali, Susheel
    Circulation: Cardiovascular interventions. 2016 Jan . 9 (1): e002766-e002766 e002766

  • Early clinical and echocardiographic outcomes after SAPIEN 3 transcatheter aortic valve replacement in inoperable, high-risk and intermediate-risk patients with aortic stenosis

    Kodali, Susheel; Thourani, Vinod H; White, Jonathon; Malaisrie, S Chris; Lim, Scott; Greason, Kevin L; Williams, Mathew; Guerrero, Mayra; Eisenhauer, Andrew C; Kapadia, Samir; Kereiakes, Dean J; Herrmann, Howard C; Babaliaros, Vasilis; Szeto, Wilson Y; Hahn, Rebecca T; Pibarot, Philippe; Weissman, Neil J; Leipsic, Jonathon; Blanke, Philipp; Whisenant, Brian K; Suri, Rakesh M; Makkar, Raj R; Ayele, Girma M; Svensson, Lars G; Webb, John G; Mack, Michael J; Smith, Craig R; Leon, Martin B
    European heart journal. 2016 Mar 31. 37 (28): 2252-2262

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