Dr. Marc Gillinov, Heart Valve Surgeon

Hello! My name is Dr. Marc Gillinov and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1988. To date, I have performed approximately 7,000 cardiac surgeries, of which 5,000 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at Cleveland Clinic. Read more...

49 Patient Reviews for Dr. Gillinov

"I can't thank Dr. Gillinov and the Cleveland Clinic enough."

-- Robin Williams, heart valve surgery patient

"Dr. Gillinov is the best heart surgeon in the world, located at the best heart hospital in the world. His care, understanding, and expertise is second to none. His hand picked team is also first class. I can not put into words how great a surgeon and person he is. I owe my life to him forever."

-- steven weiser, Mitral Valve, Valve Repair, Maze Procedure, 03/03/2017

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My Specialities & Interests

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

  • Robotic mitral valve repair
  • Atrial fibrillation surgery
  • Aortic valve surgery and transcatheter valve surgery

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

  • Mitral valve repair
  • Robotic and minimally invasive heart valve surgery
  • Treatment of atrial fibrillation

Education, Training & Certificates

Dr. Marc Gillinov, heart surgeon, graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1988.

After medical school, Dr. Gillinov completed a General Surgery Residency in 1994, a Cardiac Surgery Residency in 1996 and a Fellowship in 1997 at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Dr. Gillinov is board certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery. During his career, Dr. Gillinov has received several acknowledgments and awards including:

* 2014: Best Doctors, Cleveland Magazine
* 2008 – present: The Judith Dion Pyle Chair in Heart Valve Research
* 2007 – present: Principal Investigator, NIH Network for Cardiothoracic Surgical Investigations
* 2005 – present: Principal Investigator, Atrial Fibrillation Innovation Center
* 2005, 2007: Cleveland Clinic Innovator Award for New Techniques in Mitral Valve Repair

Dr. Marc Gillinov

Cleveland Clinic
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
(866) 306-4652

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