About Dr. Francis Pagani,
Heart Valve Surgeon

Hello! My name is Dr. Francis Pagani and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from Georgetown University in 1986. To date, I have performed approximately 5,000 cardiac surgeries, of which more than 2,000 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at University of Michigan Health. Read more...

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4 Patient Reviews for
Dr. Pagani

Patient Review of Dr. Francis Pagani

"Dr. Pagani was awesome. He never gave up on me."

-- LaVishia McDonald, heart valve surgery patient

"Dr. Pagani is a great/very intelligent/extremely caring surgeon with compassionate bedside manner. I am extremely and sincerely thankful for the help he has provided and particularly my successful surgery."

-- Donna Pacheco, Mitral Valve, Tricuspid Valve, Valve Repair, Valve Replacement, Median Sternotomy, 07/25/2023

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My Specialities &
Clinical Interests

My heart surgery specialties include:

  • Aortic valve repair and replacement
  • Mitral valve repair and replacement
  • Surgical myectomy

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

  • Left ventricular assist devices
  • Heart transplantation
  • Stem cell therapy

Education, Training & Certificates

Dr. Francis Pagani, heart surgeon, graduated from Georgetown University in 1986.

After medical school, Dr. Pagani completed a Surgical Internship and Residency at Georgetown University Hospital in 1988.

From 1988 to 1990, Dr. Pagani was a Research Fellow in Cardiovascular Surgery at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center.

In 1990, Dr. Pagani returned to Georgetown University Hospital where he completed a Surgical Residency and was named Chief Resident of Surgery. Dr. Pagani then completed a Thoracic Surgery Residency at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1995.

During his 20-year career, Dr. Pagani, who is certified by The American Board of Thoracic Surgery, has received several awards including:

* Recipient of the Otto Gago, MD Endowed Professorship in Cardiac Surgery, University of Michigan, 2008
* Top Doctor Castle Connolly
* Marquis Who’s Who
* Detroit Hour Magazine Top Doctor
* Best Doctors in America

Schedule Appointment
with Dr. Francis Pagani, MD

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Pagani, you can:

  • Call (734) 800-8408 right now
  • Request an appointment by clicking here.

The office of Dr. Pagani is located at 1500 E. Medical Center Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48109. To get driving directions to this office, please click the map below.

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Page last updated: September 15, 2023