Interventional Cardiology

56-45 Main Street
Flushing, New York 11355

Office Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm daily with 24-hour answering service for emergency catheterization

About the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

In one of three, state-of-the-art, digital cineflouroscopic laboratories, highly skilled specialists perform radiographic procedures to diagnose and treat a variety of cardiac problems. Interventional cardiologists employ a range of interventional techniques designed to improve blood flow to the heart and decrease the need for open-heart surgery.


Interventional cardiac services are those diagnostic and therapeutic procedures performed on the heart after gaining non-surgical access through blood vessels. A small hole or skin puncture allows the introduction of a "catheter" into a large vessel through which this tiny tube and small instruments can be passed to the heart. These instruments are then used remotely to obtain radiographic images and pressure measurements for diagnosis, as well as to treat coronary vessel blockage.

NewYork-Presbyterian Queens is leading the way with an innovation that uses a small hole near the wrist (radial catheterization) to make a common, but often urgent, cardiac catheterization procedure easier for many patients. 

A full spectrum of interventional services are offered:

  • Cardiac Catheterization (diagnosis of coronary artery and valve disease)
  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (treatment for blocked arteries)
  • Intracoronary Stenting (placement of special devices to support re-opened vessels)
  • Rotational Atherectomy (removal of fatty deposits in coronary arteries)

Interventional procedures are technically exacting. Our doctors enjoy an extraordinary success rate that is testimony to their wealth of experience. During the course of a procedure, if prompt and expert surgery is needed, our coordinated team approach makes certain that all patients have all the expertise they need in one location.

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