Physician’s Profile

Syed T. Raza, MD

Medical Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery Step-down Unit, 5 GN
Affiliations: 
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
Contact Phone: 
(212) 305-9600
Board Certificates: 
Cardiac Surgery
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Expertise: 
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Minimally Invasive Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
Thoracic/Cardiothoracic Surgery
Honors: 

"Best Clinical Paper" Award, Western New York Chapter of The American College of Surgeons, Spring Meeting: May 8, 1975

"Excellence in Precepting Award", D'Youville College Physician Assistant Program, August 12, 1999

Publications: 
PUBLICATIONS: 1) Cerra FB, Raza ST, Andres GA, Siegel JH. Structural injury produced by pulsatile perfusion versus cold storage renal preservation. Surgical Forum 26:313, 1975. 2) Upson JF and Raza ST. Fibromuscular dysplasia of internal carotid arteries: Graduated internal dilatation using arterial Fogarty catheter. New York State Journal of Medicine 76(6):972, 1976. 3) Raza ST, Vidne B, Farrell EJ, Lajos TZ, Siegel JH. Early and long-term effects of direct myocardial revascularization: A prospective study using multivariable physiologic analysis. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 23(2):99, 1977. 4) Cerra FB, Raza ST, Andres GA, Siegel JH. The endothelial damage of pulsatile renal preservation: Its relationship to perfusion pressure and colloid osmotic pressure. Surgery 81(5):534, 1977. 5) Siegel JH, Raza ST, Vidne B, Lajos TZ, Lee AB, Schimert G, Farrell EJ. The use of multivariable data analysis in the delineation of normal and abnormal recovery trajectories after coronary artery bypass surgery. Cardiovascular System Dynamics. Baan, Noordergraff, and Raines (Eds.), Boston, The MIT Press, 1978. 6) Raza ST, Levinsky L, Lajos TZ. Transtracheal intubation: A useful adjunct in cardiac surgical anesthesia. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 76(5):721, 1978. 7) Levinsky L, Arani DT, Raza ST, Kohn R, Schimert G. Dacron patch enlargement of anterior wall of left ventricle after aneurysmectomy with concomitant infarctectomy. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 77(5):753, 1979. 8) Raza ST. Published discussion: “Subxyphoid pericardial window for malignant pericardial effusion” by JR Hankins, JR Satterfield, J Aniser, et al. 16th Annual Meeting of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 30(5):465, 1980. 9) Venditti J Jr., Lajos TZ, Raza ST, Lewin AN, Bhayana JN, Lee AB, Kohn R. Fifteen year experience with atrial electrodes and pacing. Cardiac Pacing: Proceedings of the VIIth World Symposium on Cardiac Pacing, 401-408. (Ed.) K. Steinbach-Darmstadt: Steinkopff, 1983. 10) Raza ST, Lajos TZ, Bhayana JN, Lee AB, Lewin AN, Gehring B, Puzio N, Schimert G. Influence of length of aortic occlusion with cold potassium cardioplegia on early and late mortality in cardiac valve replacement. American Journal of Cardiology 53(1):182, 1984. 11) Raza ST, Lajos TZ, Bhayana JN, Lee AB, Lewin AN, Gehring B, Schimert G. Improved cardiovascular hemodynamics with atrioventricular sequential (DVI) pacing compared to ventricular demand (VVI) pacing. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 38(3):260, September 1984. 12) Boal BH, Escher DJW, Furman S, Hauser R, Maloney J, Parsonnet V, Raza ST, Tomatis L, Kruse IB (by invitation), with major contributions by Burstein AD, Flink R, Greatbatch W, Rahmoeller G. Special Report: Report on the Policy Conference on Pacemaker Reuse. Sponsored by the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology. Journal of The American College of Cardiology 5(3):808-810, March 1985. 13) Ashraf H, Joyce L, Raza ST, Satchindanand S, Schimert G. Clinical advantages of papaverine cardioplegia. Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon 2(33):71-75, 1985. 14) Boal BH, Escher DJ, Furman S, Hauser R, Maloney J, Parsonnet V, Raza ST, Tomatis L, Kruse I. Report of the policy conference on pacemaker reuse sponsored by the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology. Pace – Pacing & Clinical Electrophysiology 8(2):161-163, 1985. 15) Raza ST, Tam SKC, Sun SC, Hill SM, Lachman P, Laurence R, Berkovits B, Shemin RJ, Cohn LH. Pacing techniques in heterotopic heart transplantation: A comparison of sequential paced rhythm versus synchronous pacing. Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology. Eds., B. Belhassen, S. Feldman, Y. Cooperman. R&L Creative Communications, Ltd., Tel Aviv, 503-507, 1987. 16) Raza ST, Tam S, Sun SC, Bloom P, Laurence R, Cohn L. Superoxide dismutase and catalase enhances recovery of isolated rat hearts after two hours of global ischemia and reperfusion. Surgical Forum, Vol. XXXVIII, October 1987. 17) Sun SC, Tam S, Hill S, Raza ST, Laurence R, Shemin R, Cohn LH. Effects of antegrade cardioplegia with controlled partial coronary sinus occlusion on preservation of regionally ischemic myocardium after acute. Surgical Forum, Vol. XXXVIII, October 1987. 18) Shasatri KA, Phillips MJ, Raza ST, Logue GL, Rustagi PK. Effect of red blood cells on the activation of human completion by heparin-protamine complexes. Blood 71(1):36-40, January 1988. 19) Sun SC, Raza ST, Tam SK, Laurence R, Cohn LH. Effects of antegrade cardioplegic infusion with simultaneously controlled coronary sinus occlusion on preservation of regionally ischemic myocardium after acute coronary artery occlusion and reperfusion. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 96(4):626-633, October 19