About Dr. Irving Kron,
Heart Valve Surgeon
Hello! My name is Dr. Irving Kron and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin in 1975. To date, I have performed approximately 11,000 cardiac surgeries, of which 5,000 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at University of Virginia Medical Center. Read more...
I believe my greatest strength is my deep understanding of how a heart valve functions.
I also believe my extensive experience in researching and repairing mitral valves is a tremendous benefits to the patients I help.
4 Patient Reviews for
"I am doing great. Dr. Kron repaired my mitral valve and a hole in my heart."
-- Robert Elliott, heart valve surgery patient
"Dr. Iron at UVA saved my life last week! He and Dr. John Dent are the A team at UVA! Thank you for this successful redo of my aortic valve."
-- Randolph Reynolds jr, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, Median Sternotomy, 02/09/2015
-- Robert Elliott, Mitral Valve, Valve Repair, Mini Sternotomy, 05/19/2011
-- Ranolph Reynolds jr, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, 06/12/2009
My Specialities &
My heart surgery specialties include:
- Aortic valve surgery
- Mitral valve repair and replacement procedures
- Tricuspid valve surgery
In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:
- Mitral valve disease
- Bicuspid aortic valve disease
- Lung transplantation
Education, Training & Certificates
Dr. Irving Kron, heart surgeon, graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin in 1975.
Dr. Kron is recognized for surgical research and expertise. He has received multiple awards and honors including being named one of America’s Top Doctors and one of America’s Top Surgeons.
He is a member of numerous local, state and national groups, including
* The Society of Thoracic Surgeons * American College of Surgeons * American Heart Association Executive Committee * Chair of the Residency Review Committee for Thoracic Surgery * Director of the Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research & Education.
In addition, Dr. Kron has made over 200 presentations on Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery in the United States and international countries. Dr. Kron has also more than 400 manuscripts, and nearly 30 books and chapters.
Dr. Kron has been the principle investigator for more than 20 funded grants.
with Dr. Kron
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Kron, you can:
- Call (434) 270-0125 right now
- Request an appointment by clicking here.
The office of Dr. Kron is located at 1215 Lee Street, Charlottesville, VA 22908. To get driving directions to this office, please click the map below.
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