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NYU Langone Provider

T.K. Susheel Kumar, MD

NYU Langone Provider
  • Specialties: Pediatric & Adult Congenital Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiac Surgery
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-263-1370
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I specialize in providing surgical care for babies and children who have congenital heart defects or heart failure from various causes. This includes operations to correct structural heart defects, the use of implantable devices to support the failing heart, and heart transplant.

Connecting with families is an integral and important part of the care process. Most often, parents want to know if or how a condition will affect their child’s future and overall development. I sit down with each family and address their concerns at length, encouraging them to ask questions. Educating families is a key element of my work, and I take the time to provide them with as much information as possible. I tell parents that we will do everything within our capabilities to ensure children can go home and live normal, happy lives. Infants and children deserve the best possible care. 

As the surgical director of the Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplant Program, part of the Pediatric Congenital Heart Program, I oversee surgical care for children with heart failure that is unresponsive to standard medical therapy. At Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone, we have the facilities and expertise to provide mechanical devices to help support the heart and manage heart failure. We also provide heart transplant for children with heart failure when this is deemed to be the best option. Surgical options for treatment of congenital heart disease and heart failure are advancing rapidly, and I am happy to bring these innovations to my care. 

I consider it a great privilege and a blessing to be able to make a difference in the lives of children and families. A good day for me is when a procedure goes as planned and the child does well after surgery. A great day is when, on top of that, I learn something new from my patient and become a better surgeon.


Conditions and Treatments

Conditions
  • congenital heart defect
  • pulmonary atresia
  • mitral valve disease
  • pulmonary sling
  • pulmonary valve regurgitation
  • aortopulmonary window
  • narrowing of the heart's tricuspid valve
  • hypoplastic left heart syndrome
  • heart tumor
  • tricuspid atresia
  • mitral valve regurgitation
  • atrioventricular septal defect
  • congenital heart disease
  • pulmonary stenosis
  • double outlet right ventricle
  • interrupted aortic arch
  • atrial septal defect
  • subaortic stenosis
  • mitral valve stenosis
  • coarctation
  • tetralogy of Fallot
  • patent ductus arteriosus
  • Ebstein's anomaly
  • single ventricle
  • ventricular septal defect
  • double inlet left ventricle
  • Kawasaki disease
  • aortic valve stenosis
  • transposition of great vessels
Treatments
  • automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
  • aortic valve replacement
  • aortic valve repair
  • mitral valve repair
  • extracorporeal life support
  • tetralogy of Fallot repair
  • minimally invasive surgery
  • pacemaker placement
  • palliative care
  • fontan procedure
Conditions
  • congenital heart defect
  • pulmonary atresia
  • mitral valve disease
  • pulmonary sling
  • pulmonary valve regurgitation
  • aortopulmonary window
  • narrowing of the heart's tricuspid valve
  • hypoplastic left heart syndrome
  • heart tumor
  • tricuspid atresia
  • mitral valve regurgitation
  • atrioventricular septal defect
  • congenital heart disease
  • pulmonary stenosis
  • double outlet right ventricle
  • interrupted aortic arch
  • atrial septal defect
  • subaortic stenosis
  • mitral valve stenosis
  • coarctation
  • tetralogy of Fallot
  • patent ductus arteriosus
  • Ebstein's anomaly
  • single ventricle
  • ventricular septal defect
  • double inlet left ventricle
  • Kawasaki disease
  • aortic valve stenosis
  • transposition of great vessels
Treatments
  • automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
  • aortic valve replacement
  • aortic valve repair
  • mitral valve repair
  • extracorporeal life support
  • tetralogy of Fallot repair
  • minimally invasive surgery
  • pacemaker placement
  • palliative care
  • cardiovascular surgery
  • fontan procedure

Education and Training
  • Fellowship, University of Michigan Hospitals, Pediatric Cardiac, 2012
  • Fellowship, Children's National Med Center (Washington DC), Cardiovascular Surgery, 2010
  • MD from Bangalore University, 1997

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This provider accepts the following insurance plans.

  • Aetna
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    • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
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    • Aetna POS
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    • BCBS EPO - Empire EPO (NYU Langone Employees)
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    • IUOE Local 14-14B
    • Wlny-TV Inc.
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  • Health Smart
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  • Healthfirst
    • Health And Recovery Plan (Harp)
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  • Local 1199
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  • Magnacare
    • Magnacare PPO
  • Medicaid of New York
    • NYS Medicaid
  • Medicare
    • Medicare Part B
  • Metroplus
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    • Metroplus Child Health Plus
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    • Metroplus Gold
    • Metroplus Gold Care 2
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    • Metroplus Medicaid Managed Care
    • Metroplus Medicare
    • Metroplus Medplus Plan Exchange
    • Metroplus Platinum Plus Plan Exchange
    • Metroplus Silver Plus Plan Exchange
  • Multiplan
    • AXA Assistance USA
    • Administrative Concepts
    • Beech Street PPO
    • Diversified Administration Corporation
    • Fiserv Health
    • GEHA
    • Global Excel
    • Global Health
    • Guardian Life Insurance Co Of America
    • Health Net Of California
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    • Humana Health Plan
    • Insurance Design Administrators
    • Kaiser Foundation
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    • Meritain Health
    • Multiplan PPO
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    • Mutual Of Omaha
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    • Professional Benefit Admin
    • Qualcare Inc
    • Screen Actors Guild
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  • NYSHIP - The Empire Plan
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  • Oxford
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  • POMCO Insurance Company
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  • VA Community Care Network
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    • VNS Medicaid Advantage
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    • VNS NY Choice Select Health
  • Veterans Choice
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  • Village Care
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Locations and Appointments

NYU Cardiothoracic Surgery Associates

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

Phone

212-263-1370

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Academic office

530 First Avenue

Suite 9V

New York, NY 10016

Phone

212-263-1370

Fax

212-263-2042

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