About Dr. Mark Bleiweis,
Heart Valve Surgeon
Hello! My name is Dr. Mark Bleiweis and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from University of California at San Diego in 1989. To date, I have performed approximately thousands cardiac surgeries, of which many involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at hospitals including Shands Children's Hospital and Wolfson Childen's Hospital. Read more...
I believe my greatest strength is my dedication to children with congenital heart disorders. My goal is to provide them a chance to function at their highest level as well as feel their best. In addition, my experience, outcomes and a multidisciplinary team approach give us the ability to succeed with even the most complex procedures.
4 Patient Reviews for
"My pulmonary valve replacement went very well and I was released just 5 days after surgery. We feel that Dr. Bleiweis is the absolute best there is!"
-- Michael Rogers, heart valve surgery patient
"On the first visit when I met Dr. Bleiweis, he walked in the room and introduced himself; "Hi, I'm Mark!" I immediately felt a connection and my parents were put at ease not only with his bedside manner, but also with his extensive experience with pulmonary valve replacement on Tetrology of Fallot patients. Dr. Bleiweis took time to explain the procedure, review my MRI, X-rays and Echocardiogram with us. The surgery went very well, so well I was released just 5 days after surgery. We feel that Dr. Bleiweis is the absolute best there is! "
-- Michael Rogers, Pulmonary Valve, Valve Replacement, 06/02/2011
-- Kevin V, Pulmonary Valve, Valve Replacement, 02/09/2010
-- Denise Rountree, Aortic Valve, Valve Repair, Median Sternotomy, 07/13/2009
My Specialities &
My heart surgery specialties include:
- Aortic heart valve repair
- Mitral valve repair
- Pulmonary valve repair
In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:
- Brain perfusion techniques during cardiopulmonary bypass, dysmorphogenesis of cardiac receptors, and muscle strengthening of diaphragm after long term ventricular dependence post cardiac surgery.
- Safety and probable benefit of the EXCOR device in pediatric subjects whose hearts are not providing enough pumping support to keep them alive. This is the first Food and Drug Administration research study using this device in the United States.
Education, Training & Certificates
Dr. Mark Bleiweis, heart surgeon, graduated from University of California at San Diego in 1989.
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