Joseph A. Dearani, M.D.

  1. Chair, Cardiac Surgery, Minnesota
  • Pediatric and adult congenital heart surgery
  • Reoperative cardiac surgery
  • Valve repair
  • Robotic assisted repair of valve and congenital heart defects (minimally invasive)
  • Arrhythmia surgery
  • Heart transplantation

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 1997
    Fellow - Congenital Cardiac Surgery and TransplantationLoma Linda University Medical Center
  2. 1996
    Resident - Thoracic and Cardiovascular SurgeryMayo Clinic in Rochester
  3. 1993
    Chief Resident - General SurgeryGeorgetown University Hospital, Georgetown University
  4. 1992
    Resident - SurgeryGeorgetown University Hospital, Georgetown University
  5. 1990
    Research Fellowship - SurgeryBrigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  6. 1988
    Resident - General SurgeryGeorgetown University Hospital, Georgetown University
  7. 1987
    Internship - General SurgeryGeorgetown University Hospital, Georgetown University
  8. 1986
    MDSchool of Medicine, Georgetown University

Certifications

  1. American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  2. American Board of Thoracic Surgery
  3. American Board of Surgery

Professional Highlights

  1. Chair, Workforce on Adult Congenital Heart Surgery, Society for Thoracic Surgery, 2010-present
  2. Chair, Workforce on Charitable Initiatives, Society for Thoracic Surgery, 2015-present
  3. Director, American Board of Thoracic Surgery