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David M. Kalfa, M.D., Ph.D.

Pediatric/Congenital Cardiac Surgery
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Specialties
Pediatric/Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac Surgery, more

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CUIMC/Milstein Hospital Building

177 Ft. Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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CUIMC/NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

3959 Broadway
Suite Chn-274
New York, NY 10032
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About David M. Kalfa, M.D., Ph.D.


Dr. David Kalfa is a Board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon with a subspecialization in pediatric cardiac surgery. A Native of France, Dr. Kalfa graduated from Marseilles University Graduate School of Medicine with the highest level of distinction in 2004. During his certification, he developed a research program in Tissue Engineering applied to the field of Congenital Heart Diseases that led to the attainment of numerous grants including a European Research FP7 Grant. He completed a research fellowship in Fondation Alain carpentier/INSERM in Paris and received his PhD degree in 2011 with the highest level of distinction. He then performed a 2-year clinical fellowship in Congenital Cardiovascular Surgery in one of the highest-volume centers (Marie Lannelongue Hospital in Paris) with exposure to highly complicated cases from all age groups (from neonates to adults). He completed a clinical fellowship in Adult Cardiac Surgery at Laval University Hospital in Quebec, Canada (2012-2013). He was then Assistant Attending in Congenital Cardiac Surgery at Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital/NYP (2013-2015) and is currently Associate Professor of Surgery (tenure track) in the Section of Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Columbia University, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College.


Languages Spoken

  • English

Specialties & Expertise

  • Heart Transplant, Pediatric
  • Pediatric Heart Transplant

Education

  • Internship: University of Montpellier
  • Fellowship: Marie Lannelongue Hospital
  • Medical School: Universite De Montpellier I
  • Residency: Universite De La Mediterranee (Aix-Marseille)
  • Medical School: Universite De La Mediterranee (Aix-Marseille)

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital

Awards & Honors

  • 2020: invited reviewer, NIH Study Section BTSS (Bioengineering, Technology and Surgical Sciences)
  • 2021: Member of the Congenital Education Committee of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery AATS
  • 2021: Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • 2021: Member of the Lillehei Residents Forum Committee of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery AATS
  • 2021: Study section member, NIH/NHLBI Bioengineering, Technology and Surgical Sciences (2021/05 BTSS)

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