Alfred T. Culliford, MD

  • Specialty: Cardiac Surgery
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-263-7288

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

aortic valve insufficiency, tricuspid valve disease, mitral regurgitation (MR), mitral valve disease, coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), aortic valve replacement, cardiovascular surgery, aortic valve disease, pericardial disease, heart valve diseases, mitral valve prolapse (MVP), aortic valve stenosis, coronary heart disease, mitral valve stenosis, lung embolism, aortic dissection, tricuspid valve insufficiency
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  • Professor, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • AB Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic Surgery
  • AB Surgery - Surgery

Education and Training

  • 1976
  • Fellowship, NYU Medical Center, Thoracic & Cardiovas
  • 1974
  • Residency, NYU Medical Center
  • 1969
  • MD from New York Medical College


Locations and Appointments

67 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 Healthy NY
  • 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 Exchange
  • Fidelis Family Health
  • Fidelis Medicaid
  • Fidelis Medicare
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Family Health
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthPlus Child Health (Amerigroup)
  • HealthPlus Family Health (Amerigroup)
  • HealthPlus Medicaid (Amerigroup)
  • HealthRepublic
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Hotel Trades
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Child Health
  • MetroPlus Exchange Plans
  • MetroPlus Family Health
  • MetroPlus Medicaid
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NY Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • UPN Elite
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) 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 4K
New York, NY 10016


Phone: 212-263-7288

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My Research

Minimally invasive valve surgery; Adult valve repair and replacement surgery; Repair of thoracic aneurysm; Beating heart bypass surgery


  • Invited commentary

    Culliford, Alfred 2014 Feb; 490-491, Annals of thoracic surgery — id: 800082, year: 2014, page: 490, stat: Journal Article
  • The New York risk score for in-hospital and 30-day mortality for coronary artery bypass graft surgery

    Hannan, Edward L; Farrell, Louise Szypulski; Wechsler, Andrew; Jordan, Desmond; Lahey, Stephen J; Culliford, Alfred T; Gold, Jeffrey P; Higgins, Robert S D; Smith, Craig R 2013 Jan; 46-52, Annals of thoracic surgery — id: 216672, year: 2013, page: 46, stat: Journal Article
  • Risk score for predicting in-hospital/30-day mortality for patients undergoing valve and valve/coronary artery bypass graft surgery

    Hannan, Edward L; Racz, Michael; Culliford, Alfred T; Lahey, Stephen J; Wechsler, Andrew; Jordan, Desmond; Gold, Jeffrey P; Higgins, Robert S D; Smith, Craig R 2013 Apr; 1282-1290, Annals of thoracic surgery — id: 287672, year: 2013, page: 1282, stat: Journal Article
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