About Dr. Ibrahim Sultan,
Heart Valve Surgeon

Hello! My name is Dr. Ibrahim Sultan and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from Cornell University in 2008. To date, I have performed approximately 1,500 cardiac surgeries, of which 600 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Presbyterian. Read more...

7 Patient Reviews for
Dr. Sultan

"Dr. Sultan was great, very calming and definitely knew everything about my disease. Very knowledgeable and professional."

-- Stephen Shurgot, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, Root Replacement, 07/25/2022

"Dr. Sultan was very professional and straight forward. His team at UPMC was wonderful to me. My surgery went well. I am very happy with my outcome! I highly recommend Dr. Sultan and his team!"

-- Rhonda Boldyzar, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, 12/01/2021

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My Specialities &
Clinical Interests

My heart surgery specialties include:

  • Aortic valve repair and replacement
  • Aortic aneurysm repair and replacement
  • Mitral valve repair and replacement

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

  • Patient outcomes after heart valve surgery
  • Long-term outcomes after thoracic aortic aneurysm surgery
  • Reducing stroke and neurologic complications after cardiac surgery

Education, Training & Certificates

Dr. Ibrahim Sultan, heart surgeon, graduated from Cornell University in 2008.

After medical school, Dr. Sultan completed a General Surgery Residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital and a Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency at the University of Pennsylvania.

During his career, Dr. Sultan has received several awards and special credentials including:

*Donald S. Fraley award for Outstanding Contribution as a Mentor to Future Physicians, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
*Member, Academy of Master Surgeon Educators, American College of Surgeons
*Resident Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Dr. Sultan is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

Schedule Appointment
with Dr. Ibrahim Sultan, MD

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

  • Call (412) 850-4491 right now
  • Request an appointment by clicking here.

The office of Dr. Sultan is located at 200 Lothrop Street, Suite C800, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. To get driving directions to this office, please click the map below.

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Watch Educational Videos with Dr. Ibrahim Sultan

Learn about heart valve surgery from Dr. Sultan in these videos:

  • Heart Valve Durability Insights: Epic Plus Biological Heart Valve Replacement with Dr. Ibrahim Sultan
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve & Aortic Aneurysm Surgery: Tests & Timing

Page last updated: December 7, 2023