Maimonides’ Head Anesthesiologist Is Named
Pamela S. Brier, President & CEO of Maimonides Medical Center, today announced the appointment of Steven Konstadt, MD, FACC, MBA, as Chairman of the Anesthesiology Department. According to Ms. Brier, “Dr. Konstadt is a recognized leader in anesthesiology. I am confident that his exceptional knowledge and experience will be of enormous value to Maimonides as we continue to evolve and provide the most advanced care and treatment to our patients.”
“I am committed to Maimonides and its mission to serve our patients in a dignified and comprehensive manner,” Dr. Konstadt noted. “Based on my experience, I strongly believe that with the continued support of the Faculty and Administration, I will be able to advance the Department of Anesthesiology’s reputation for providing superb clinical care, operational efficiency, quality education, and important clinical research.”
Dr. Konstadt comes to Maimonides Medical Center from the Mount Sinai Medical Center where he was Professor of Anesthesiology and Director, Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia. He also served as their executive Vice Chair. He has held visiting professorships at Cornell University Medical Center, Yale University, University of Washington, Massachusetts General Hospital, Cedars-Sinai Hospital, and Duke University Medical Center as well.
A respected researcher, Dr. Konstadt is regularly published in peer-reviewed publications and has co-authored several textbooks pertaining to anesthesia and cardiac anesthesia. He also has given numerous lectures throughout the world.
Dr. Konstadt has served on the Board of Directors of the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and a member of the New York State Society of Anesthesiologists.
A graduate of Columbia University and Yale University Medical School, Dr. Konstadt completed his residency in Anesthesia at Massachusetts General Hospital. He then became the Chief Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Fellow at Mount Sinai Hospital. He also received certification in Perioperative Echocardiography and as a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology. Dr. Konstadt returned to Columbia University to earn an MBA that focused on Management, Finance, and Turnarounds.