Registered Surgeons

By Adam Pick - Patient, Author & HeartValveSurgery.com Founder

Finding a trusted heart valve surgeon can be confusing and time-consuming for patients and their caregivers.

For that reason, our community created a 'Surgeon Finder' to help you locate patient-recommended surgeons. Below, you will find a special list of dedicated surgeons who are known for their specialties in heart valve treatment.

 

 

Dr. Kevin Accola - Florida Hospital Cardiovascular Institute, Orlando, Florida
Dr. David Adams - Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York
Dr. Gorav Ailawadi - University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
Dr. Anelchi Anyanwu - Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York
Dr. Michael Argenziano - NewYork Presbyterian Hospital, New York
Dr. Vinay Badhwar - WVU Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia
Dr. Craig Baker - USC, Los Angeles, California
Dr. Husam Balkhy - University of Chicago, Illinois
Dr. Glenn Barnhart - Swedish Heart Institute
Dr. Mark Bleiweis - Shands Children's Hospital, Gainesville, Florida
Dr. Percy Boateng - The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City, NY
Dr. Steven Bolling - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Dr. William Brinkman - Cardiac Surgery Specialists, Plano, Texas
Dr. Luis Castro - Sequoia Hospital Heart & Vascular Institute, Redwood City, California
Dr. Joshua Chung - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Dr. Andrei Churyla - Northwestern Medicine, Chicago, Illiniois
Dr. G. Michael Deeb - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Dr. Duc Trinh Pham - Northwestern Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
Dr. Gyu Gang - Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield, Illinois
Dr. Vincent Gaudiani - Pacific Coast Cardiac & Vascular Surgeons, Redwood City, California
Dr. Isaac George - Columbia University Medical Center
Dr. Marc Gerdisch - St. Francis Heart Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana
Dr. Timothy George - The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano, Plano, Texas
Dr. Marc Gillinov - Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Dr. Thomas Gleason - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania
Dr. T. Sloane Guy - Weill Cornell Medicine, New York City, New York 
Dr. Katherine Harrington - The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano, Texas
Dr. Kelly Hutcheson - The Heart Hospital Baylor, Plano, Texas
Dr. Valluvan Jeevanandam - Unversity of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illnois
Dr. Douglas Johnston - Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Dr. John Kern - University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville
Dr. Junaid Khan - Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Oakland, California
Dr. Irving Kron, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville
Dr. Christopher Lau, Weill-Cornell Medicine, New York, New York
Dr. Clifton Lewis - Princeton Baptist Health, Birmingham, Alabama
Dr. Michael Mack - Cardiac Surgery Specialists, Plano, Texas
Dr. S. Chris Malaisrie - Northwestern Memorial, Chicago, Illinois
Dr. Patrick McCarthy - Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
Dr. Kenneth McCurry - Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Dr. John Mehall - St. Anthony Hospital & Pemrose Hospital, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Dr. Stephanie Mick - Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Dr. Thomas Molloy, Adventist Health, Portland, Oregon
Dr. David Moore - Cardiac Surgery Specialists, Plano, Texas
Dr. Jota Nakano - Northwestern Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
Dr. Jose Navia - Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Dr. Stephen Olenchock, St. Luke's University Hospital, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Dr. Takeyoshi Ota, University of Chicago Medical Center
Dr. Francis Pagani - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Dr. Himanshu Patel - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Dr. Gosta Pettersson - Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Dr. Harold Roberts - WVU Heart & Vascular Institute, Morgantown, West Virginia
Dr. Matthew Romano - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Dr. Eric Roselli - Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Dr. Patrick Ryan - Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington
Dr. William Ryan - Cardiac Surgery Specialists, Plano, Texas
Dr. Arash Salemi - Weill-Cornell Medicine, New York City, New York
Dr. Edward Savage - Cleveland Clinic, Miami, Florida
Dr. Justin Schaffer - The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano, Texas
Dr. Richard Shemin - UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
Dr. Raymond Singer - Lehigh Valley Health System, Allentown, Pennsylvania
Dr. Nicholas Smedira - Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Dr. Craig Smith - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia Medical Center, New York 
Dr. Robert Smith - Cardiac Surgery Specialists, Plano, Texas
Dr. Edward Soltesz - Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Dr. Paul Stelzer - Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York
Dr. Vaughn Starnes - USC, Los Angeles, California
Dr. Allan Stewart - Baptist Health South Florida
Dr. Lars Svensson - Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Dr. Jeffrey Swanson - Providence St. Vincent Hospital, Portland, Oregon
Dr. Hiroo Takayama - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia Medical Center, New York
Dr. Michael Tong - Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Dr. Alfredo Trento - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
Dr. Robin Varghese - Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
Dr. Eric Weiss - Aurora Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Dr. James Wudel - Nebraska Heart Institute, Lincoln, Nebraska

 

Written by Adam Pick
- Patient & Website Founder

Adam Pick is a heart valve patient and author of The Patient's Guide To Heart Valve Surgery. In 2006, Adam founded HeartValveSurgery.com to educate and empower patients. This award-winning website has helped over 10 million people fight heart valve disease. Adam has been featured by the American Heart Association and The Wall Street Journal.

Adam Pick is a heart valve patient and author of The Patient's Guide To Heart Valve Surgery. In 2006, Adam founded HeartValveSurgery.com to educate and empower patients. This award-winning website has helped over 10 million people fight heart valve disease. Adam has been featured by the American Heart Association and The Wall Street Journal.