Joseph T. McGinn, MD

Chair, Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute

As the developer of a minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting (MICS CABG) known as “The McGinn Technique,” Dr. McGinn has helped revolutionize the field of cardiothoracic surgery. Having performed more than 1,000 of these minimally invasive procedures, Dr. McGinn has trained hundreds of surgeons from around the world.

 Before coming to Sanger, Dr. McGinn was a founding director of The Heart Institute at Staten Island University Hospital’s (SIUH) Ocean Breeze Campus and chair of the hospital’s Department of Surgery. He has been recognized by the American Heart Association for excellence in medicine and received the Samuel L. Koontz Award for Clinical Excellence.


Medical school
State University of New York Downstate

State University of New York Downstate
Specialty: General surgery 

Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Specialty: Cardiothoracic surgery


American Board of Surgery
American Board of Surgery – Surgical Critical Care
American Board of Thoracic Surgery