Andrew R. Leventhal, MD, PhD

  • Medical Director, Adult Congenital Heart Program
4.92 out of 5


Personal Statement

Being both an interventional cardiologist and a specialist in congenital heart disease is particularly rewarding, because some of the new procedures we’re offering to our patients are being performed in the catheterization lab.

We can do this instead of referring a patient for open-heart surgery, which requires a couple of months of recovery. This way, the patient can go home the next day.

I have a special interest in strategies to fix holes in the heart, replace valves and do other procedures that we would not have been able to do 15 to 20 years ago.

One of the major advances in the field is using catheters to replace the pulmonary valve. Many of my patients have had surgery on their pulmonary valves throughout their lives. Twenty years ago, they could have expected a lifetime of having surgery every 15 to 20 years. Now we can replace that valve through a small hole in the leg, and the patient usually goes home the next day.

Faculty Rank

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
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Training & Education


Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York


Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston


Critical Care Medicine, National Institute of Health, Critical Care Medicine, Bethesda, Md.
Cardiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
Interventional Cardiology, John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
Structural Interventional Cardiology & Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Toronto General Hospital

Certifications and Special Training

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology
American Board of Internal Medicine, Adult Congenital Heart Disease

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Ratings & Reviews

4.92 out of 5
8 Reviews

The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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    Great experience!

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    Very good.

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    All is great - Yes, I would recommend to everyone.

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    The doctor was excellent and understood the situation immediately.

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    No bad.
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      Dr Leventhal is a good doctor and communicates very well to me. I have total confidence in him.
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      Very good visit.
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      Grateful to find a doctor you trust with decisions and your life.