Specializing in interventional cardiology, Dr. Burstein is at the forefront of less invasive, lower risk catheter-based procedures for patients with severe coronary artery disease and structural heart defects. He is one of the leading experts on the transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure used to treat aortic stenosis, a progressive disease that affects the aortic valve of the heart. He is also an expert in mitral and tricuspid valve therapies to repair or replace ailing valves. He practices at PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital, where they have one of the largest percutaneous valve repair programs in the nation and also participates in new and innovative clinical trials.
Dr. Burstein chose the medical field because it gives him the ability to make positive and measurable impact on patients’ lives. Specifically, interventional cardiology provides therapies to rapidly save lives and enhance quality of life. He appreciates the combination of medical and surgical expertise needed for the specialty.
“With its phenomenal cardiac surgical staff—and its leadership in research, education, and development of the newest techniques and technologies for the management of heart disease—PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital stands apart in meeting patients’ needs,” said Dr. Burstein.