Dr. Lars Svensson, Heart Valve Surgeon

Hello! My name is Dr. Lars Svensson and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from University of Witwatersrand Faculty of Medicine - Johannesburg, South Africa in 1978. To date, I have performed approximately 2358 (average 317/year; through 2009 since at Cleveland Clinic) cardiac surgeries, of which 1,635 (average 204/year; through 2009 since at Cleveland Clinic) involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at hospitals including Cleveland Clinic. Read more...

20 Patient Reviews for Dr. Svensson

"Dr. Lars Svensson and Cleveland Clinic took great care of me during my bicuspid aortic valve replacement surgery!"

-- Connie Taylor, heart valve surgery patient

"In selecting Dr. Svensson, we decided to find the best surgeon possible for my ascending aortic aneurysm and bicuspid aortic valve. He is an expert in these areas. We were completely satisfied with Dr. Svensson's evaluation and treatment. Dr. Svensson is a quiet, thoughtful, calm and reassuring person. For me, he was super. A surgeon who I could completely trust. "

-- jeff offermann, Aortic Valve, Valve Repair, Median Sternotomy, 08/08/2013

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My Specialities & Interests

Specific to heart valve surgery, you should know that I have several specialties including:

  • Aortic Valve Repair, Biscupid Valve Repair, Cardio-Aortic and Aortic Surgery
  • Combined Valve and Aneurysm Surgery, David Reimplantation Operation
  • Minimally Invasive Mitral and Aortic Valve Surgery

In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:

  • Protection of the brain during cardiovascular surgery
  • Minimally invasive and percutaneous valve surgery
  • Aortic including biscupid valve repair and aorta surgery

Education, Training & Certificates

Dr. Lars Svensson, heart surgeon, graduated from University of Witwatersrand Faculty of Medicine - Johannesburg, South Africa in 1978.

Dr. Lars Svensson

Cleveland Clinic
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
(866) 306-6399

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