Dr. John Elefteriades
Heart Surgeon

New Haven, CT
- Unregistered Surgeon

Patient Recommendations (5)

"I had a large thoracic aneurysm discovered unexpectedly by a routine scan. My primary care physician highly recommended Dr. Elefteriades at Yale New Haven Hospital. He is the head of the Aortic Center there and is a world famous surgeon. What a wonderful man he turned out to be when he had the difficult job of telling me in my first office visit that I would need open heart surgery and soon! He is so kind and gentle and listens patiently to your concerns. In surgery he removed the aneurysm and replaced it with a Dacron tube. He replaced my tattered aortic valve with a tissue valve. He is simply the best in every way. I highly recommend him to everyone. He is worth traveling from anywhere for."

Posted by Jennifer Spirer, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, Median Sternotomy, 12/22/2017

"Dr. Elefteriades replaced my bicuspid valve, and my ascending aorta because of an aneurysm. He is a remarkable surgeon and a very caring doctor. He is a true professional with a great bedside manner!"

Posted by Kurt Spring, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, Root Replacement, 03/08/2010

"Amazing! Everyone I spoke to said the same thing... "If you're going to have anyone do this, this is the guy to have". From the initial consultation through to the post surgery follow-up, just a really great guy (Doctor/surgeon). I'm alive, happy and well! :-)"

Posted by Andy Beames, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, Median Sternotomy, Root Replacement, 07/22/2011

"Dr. Elefteriades is a wonderful surgeon! We met prior to the surgery and explained everything to me in great detail. The surgery went very well. My only negative comment was he was always busy in surgery, and relied on his (also great) staff to followup with me, even the one month later followup was done by his team - not him. Great surgeons don't always make great post-care talkers. He was there at the surgery though - and that is what counts! He is rated by Men's Health magazine as one of the world's 10 best surgeons."

Posted by George Householder, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, Median Sternotomy, Root Replacement, 08/08/2008

"Dr. Elefteriades' manner is humble and centers on the patient. "

Posted by Ray Foss, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, Median Sternotomy, 03/13/2009