With over 30 years of practice and experience, Dr. Marmureanu has successfully performed thousands of thoracic and cardiovascular procedures.


Dr. Marmureanu performs over 400 thoracic and cardiovascular surgeries annually. With compassion and professionalism, he dedicates his time to ensure the best possible outcome for all his patients. Each patient receives an individualized and comprehensive surgical plan, as well as attentive preoperative, perioperative, and postoperative care.

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Coronary Artery Bypass

Coronary artery bypass surgery is a medical procedure aimed at improving blood flow to the heart when one of the coronary arteries is obstructed.

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Beating Heart Bypass

Beating heart bypass surgery is a recent innovative surgical procedure which is significantly less invasive that the traditional open-heart intervention.

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Vessel Harvesting

Vessel harvesting is a procedure required for coronary artery bypass surgery.

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Valve Surgery

Valve surgery can be employed for a wide variety of conditions affecting your heart’s valves, including aortic stenosis and mitral valve prolapse.

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Arrhythmia Surgery

Arrhythmia can be effectively cured by undergoing MAZE surgery, an ablation procedure which will restore the normal rhythm of your heartbeat.

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Minimally Invasive Cardiovascular Surgery

Minimally invasive surgery is an innovative, video-assisted, minimally invasive treatment procedure which can be performed for numerous heart-related conditions.

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Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery is a minimally invasive diagnostic and treatment procedure for conditions affecting the organs and tissues in the chest cavity.

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Lung Cancer Surgery

Lobectomy is the most commonly performed surgery for lung cancer, along with VATS, a minimally invasive alternative treatment.

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Hyperhidrosis Surgery

Hyperhidrosis, a condition characterized by excessive sweating, can be efficiently treated by undergoing endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy.

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Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery

Minimally invasive surgery is an innovative treatment procedure which can be performed for conditions affecting the organs and tissues in the thoracic cavity.

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Lung Volume Reduction

Lung volume reduction surgery is most commonly performed for treating emphysema, a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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Esophageal Surgery

Esophageal surgery is mostly performed to treat esophageal cancer, but also for conditions such as GERD.

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Carotid Endarterectomy

Carotid endarterectomy refers to the surgical treatment of a moderately or severely blocked carotid artery.

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Surgery

Prompt surgical treatment of large aortic aneurysm is crucial, as the rupturing of the aorta can lead to death in a very short time.

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Lower Extremity Bypass

Lower extremity bypass surgery can successfully treat peripheral artery disease.

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Venous Disease Surgery

Surgical treatment is necessary when the patient experiences severe or distressing symptoms but can also be employed for cosmetic reasons.

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Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Surgery

Thoracic aortic surgery can treat a wide range of conditions affecting the upper portion of the aorta, the main artery in the human body.

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Balloon Angioplasty

The purpose of balloon angioplasty involving vascular stenting is to remove the blockage from the artery.

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Endovenous Laser Therapy

As a minimally invasive procedure, endovenous laser therapy is performed to treat varicose veins, which develop in approximately 25% of adults.

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General Surgery

General surgery focuses on abdominal contents including esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and often the thyroid gland.

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Research Experience

Research in Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery

California Heart & Lung Surgery Medical Center

Los Angeles, California

Research Fellowship Focused on Mammalian Foregut Development

Laboratory of Developmental Biology and Repair,

Institute Of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery,

New York University , NY

Research Focused on Robotics in Cardiac Surgery

Minimally Invasive Surgery Center Mount Sinai School of Medicine

New York, New York