About George P. Batsides
As a cardiothoracic surgeon at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, Dr. George Batsides saves lives daily. Board certified in general and cardiothoracic surgery, he treats patients with severe and life-threatening heart conditions at one of the busiest and most highly respected heart surgery programs in the state.
Dr. Batsides performs complex aortic surgery, minimally invasive valve and coronary surgery, high-risk and reoperative cardiac surgery, and ventricular assist device surgery for heart failure and shock—all with exceptional outcomes. He also performs minimally invasive thoracic surgery and participates in the heart transplant program.
In practice for over 20 years, Dr. Batsides completed his general surgery residency and cardiothoracic surgical fellowship at Rutgers RWJ Medical School, where he now educates medical students, participates in the shadowing program, and serves as associate professor of surgery, chief, section of cardiac surgery and surgical director of mechanical circulatory support.