Our patients who require congenital heart surgery will meet both Dr. Neil Devejian (congenital heart surgeon) and Karen Larsen (nurse-practitioner). The following short biography of Dr. Devejian serves as an introduction:

Neil S. Devejian, M.D.

Born in New York, Dr. Neil Devejian received his bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1988 and his medical degree from the State University of New York, Upstate Medical University in Syracuse in 1992.

He completed his general surgical residency at the State University of New York, Upstate Medical University in Syracuse in1997 and his cardiac surgical training at the University of Michigan in 1999. Following this he became the John Alexander Fellow in congenital cardiac surgery under the mentorship of Dr. Edward Bove at the prestigious Mott Children’s Hospital of the University of Michigan.

Since completing his training in 2000, Dr. Devejian has headed up the pediatric cardiac surgical program at Albany Medical Center. Under his direction, the program has evolved to treat the full spectrum of congenital heart disease and it has been a top performer statewide.

Dr. Devejian is board certified in Thoracic Surgery and Congenital Cardiac Surgery.

Dr. Devejian is an Associate Professor of Surgery and Director of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at Albany Medical Center.