About Dr. Patrick Vargo,
Heart Valve Surgeon
Hello! My name is Dr. Patrick Vargo and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 2013. Cleveland Clinic performs more than 4,500 heart surgeries each year. All Cleveland Clinic cardiac surgeons complete between 300-400 cardiac cases per year. Read more...
I believe my greatest strength is that I enjoy being a heart surgeon because it gives me the opportunity to help patients get through a difficult time. Heart disease can be frightening and overwhelming. It is a privilege to treat these conditions and see patients return to feeling better and living a healthy life.
3 Patient Reviews for
"Dr. Vargo demonstrated not only technical and professional excellence, but was very interested in ensuring that I fully understood all pertinent details with all questions fully addressed. He patiently responded to all of my questions. He is a premier asset to the Cleveland Clinic Heart Surgery program. I extend my highest praise for this most impressive Heart Surgeon. BTW I have thrived since my own surgery with fabulous results. Thanks again Dr. Vargo!"
-- Mark Yost MD, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, Root Replacement, 10/07/2020
"Excellent outcome. Very knowledgeable; performs this procedure 2X/week. Very accommodating; arranged surgery within 10 days of meeting him. Very responsive, creative; safely treated incision infection at bedside bypassing OR saving time/resources. Postoperative care excellent; visited bedside frequently."
-- Larry Sher, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, Root Replacement, 07/16/2020
My first meeting with him, my daughter needed a note for her work to be my caregiver. He wrote the letter, printed it, got the letter and gave it to her. Not a lot of doctors do that today. He takes as much time as you need to explain what you will go through, what he is going to do and your recovery afterwards. He calmed my nerves and made me feel reassured.
My daughter was 21 and when I was out of surgery he talked to her and explained everything in simple terms. Made her feel at ease. You can tell by talking to Dr. Vargo that he was meant to be a heart surgeon and that it is in his blood. Thank God for Dr. Patrick Vargo because I wouldn't be here today if it wasn't for him!!"
-- Debbie Singer, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, Median Sternotomy, Root Replacement, 10/23/2019
My Specialities &
My heart surgery specialties include:
- Aortic valve surgery, surgery for aortic aneurysms and dissections including minimally invasive and hybrid interventions
- Transcatheter valve surgery
- Coronary artery graft surgery (CABG)
Education, Training & Certificates
Dr. Patrick Vargo, heart surgeon, graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 2013.
After medical school, Dr. Vargo completed a Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency at Cleveland Clinic in 2019.
Dr. Vargo was included in Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 2013. Dr. Vargo received the Bryant Award for Clinical Excellence in Cardiothoracic Surgery from Cleveland Clinic in 2019.
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The office of Dr. Vargo is located at 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195. To get driving directions to this office, please click the map below.
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Page last updated: June 18, 2022