Juan A. Crestanello, M.D.

  1. Cardiovascular Surgeon

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

EnglishSpanish

Dr. Juan Crestanello is a cardiovascular surgeon who specializes in adult cardiac surgery. He trained in cardiothoracic surgery at the Mayo Clinic and then practiced cardiac surgery at Ohio State University before returning to Mayo. His areas of clinical interest include:

  • Heart valve surgery including minimally invasive and robotic surgery
  • Heart valve repair
  • Transcatheter valve procedures for the aortic valve
  • Cardiac reoperations
  • Surgery for endocarditis
  • Pulmonary embolism and thromboendarterectomy surgery
  • Adult congenital heart surgery
  • Aortic aneurysm surgery
  • Coronary bypass surgery including minimally invasive and robotic surgery

Dr. Crestanello's research interests includes clinical outcomes after cardiac surgery and the development of new procedures to treat heart valve diseases.

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  1. 2004
    Residency - Thoracic Surgery Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
  2. 2001
    ResidencyUniversity of Maryland Medical System, Department of Surgery
  3. 1999
    Residency - First to Third year and ResearchDepartment of Surgery, MCP Hahnemann University, School of Medicine
  4. 1991
    InternshipMinistry of Public Health Hospitals; Medical School Hospital (Hospital de Clinicas)
  5. 1991
    MDUniversity of the Republic of Uruguay Medical School
  6. 1982
    Undergraduate Studies - Bachelor of Biological SciencesJuan XXIII Pre-University Institute

Certifications

  1. 2005
    Thoracic and Cardiac SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery
  2. 2002
    General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2015
    “Thomas E. Williams Jr. MD, PhD” Award for Excellence in Teaching Division of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery
  2. 2014
    2014 Providers Recognized for Top Patient Satisfaction Nationally OSU Wexner Medical Center
  3. 2003
    Jack Taylor Foundation Travel Award for outstanding clinical and academic achievement O.T. Clagett
  4. 1999
    American College of Chest Physicians Young Investigator Award The CHEST Foundation
  5. 1994
    Second PrizePennsylvania Association for Thoracic Surgery
  6. 1990
    "Forum” Research Award The 41st Uruguayan Congress of Surgery

Professional memberships

  1. 2017
    Abstract ReviewerScientific Sessions 2017, American Heart Association
  2. 2017 - present
    MemberOpen Science Committee, American Heart Association
  3. 2016 - present
    Surgery Advisory Board MemberMedtronic North America
  4. 2016 - present
    Representative to the STS/ACC Transcatheter Valve Therapy RegistrySociety of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  5. 2016 - present
    Vice Chair, Research CommitteeThoracic Surgery Foundation
  6. 2016 - present
    Workforce on International RelationshipsSociety of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  7. 2015
    Grant ReviewerNational Surgery Clinical Committee, American Heart Association
  8. 2015 - present
    Workforce on Annual Meeting - Lead of Aortic and Mitral Valve Session Planning GroupSociety of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  9. 2015 - 2016
    Co-Chair Research and Scholarship CommitteeAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  10. 2015
    Grant ReviewerSurgery Clinical Committee, American Heart Association
  11. 2015
    Resident Forum Reviewer and Judge18th Annual C Walton Lillehei, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  12. 2015 - 2016
    Chair, STS University Task ForceSociety of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  13. 2015 - 2016
    Workforce on Annual MeetingSociety of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  14. 2015
    MemberChief of Thoracic Surgery Division Search Committee
  15. 2014 - 2016
    Grant ReviewerThoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education
  16. 2014
    Grant ReviewerSurgery and Radiology Clinical Committee, American Heart Association
  17. 2014 - 2017
    MemberDavis Heart and Lung Research Institute (DHLRI) Executive Committee
  18. 2014
    Grant ReviewerThird Alton Oschner Research Scholarship, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  19. 2014
    ChairSentinel event
  20. 2014
    Grant ReviewerCardiorenal Clinical Committee, American Heart Association
  21. 2014
    Resident Forum Reviewer and Judge17th Annual C Walton Lillehei, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  22. 2014
    Cardiovascular Surgery Consultant SubcommitteeAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery
  23. 2014 - 2017
    MemberHeart and Vascular Center CME Steering Committee
  24. 2014 - 2015
    Research and Education CommitteeThoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education
  25. 2014 - 2015
    Workforce on Annual MeetingSociety of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  26. 2013 - 2017
    MemberLEADERSHIP COUNCIL FOR CLINICAL QUALITY AND SAFETY & SERVICE
  27. 2013 - present
    Grant ReviewerJohn H. Gibbon Jr. Research Scholarship Award 2012-2015
  28. 2013 - 2017
    MemberCo-Chair Cardiovascular Services Quality Management Committee
  29. 2013 - 2017
    MemberHybrid OR committee. Heart and Vascular Center
  30. 2013 - 2016
    MemberChair Heart and Vascular Center (HVC) Ross Heart Hospital Operating Room Commit-tee
  31. 2013 - 2015
    Leadership CommitteeCardiovascular Surgery & Anesthesia (CVSA) Council, American Heart Association
  32. 2013 - present
    Abstract ReviewerSociety of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  33. 2013
    Resident Forum Reviewer and Judge16th Annual C Walton Lillehei, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  34. 2013 - 2014
    Abstract ReviewerAmerican College of Surgeons - Ohio Chapter
  35. 2013 - 2014
    Workforce on Annual MeetingSociety of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  36. 2013 - present
    Grant ReviewerThoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education
  37. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  38. 2013 - present
    Ad Hoc ReviewerAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
  39. 2012
    Grant Reviewer and Clinical ScienceAmerican Heart Association
  40. 2012
    Abstract Reviewer13th Annual Meeting, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  41. 2012 - present
    ReviewerJohn H. Gibbon Jr. Research Scholarship Award 2013-2015
  42. 2012 - 2014
    Grant ReviewerGreat Rivers Affiliate of the American Heart
  43. 2012 - present
    Abstract ReviewerSociety of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  44. 2012 - 2016
    MemberAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  45. 2012
    Grant Reviewer and Clinical ScienceAmerican Heart Association
  46. 2012
    MemberDevelopment of Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Post Open Heart Surgery Treatment and Antico-agulation Clinical Algorithms
  47. 2012 - 2017
    MemberHeart and Vascular Center Executive Committee
  48. 2012 - 2015
    MemberChair Heart and Vascular Center (HVC) Cardiac Surgery Operations Council
  49. 2012 - present
    Ad Hoc ReviewerThe Journal of Surgical Research
  50. 2012 - present
    Ad Hoc ReviewerEuropean Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  51. 2012 - present
    Ad Hoc ReviewerJournal of Heart Valve Disease
  52. 2011 - 2017
    MemberDepartment of Surgery Promotion and Tenure Committee
  53. 2011
    MemberCritical Care Clinical Quality Management and Operations Committee
  54. 2011 - 2013
    MemberCardiovascular Services Quality Management Committee
  55. 2011 - present
    Ad Hoc ReviewerThe Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  56. 2011 - present
    Adjunct ReviewerMayo Clinic Proceedings
  57. 2010 - present
    MemberFellow American College of Surgeons
  58. 2010 - present
    Ad Hoc ReviewerBioMedical Engineering OnLine
  59. 2010 - present
    Ad Hoc ReviewerCirculation
  60. 2010 - present
    Peer ReviewerPLOS One
  61. 2009 - 2010
    MemberCardiovascular Mortality Reduction Task Force
  62. 2009 - 2017
    Associate InvestigatorThe Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute
  63. 2009 - present
    Ad Hoc ReviewerMed ED Portal
  64. 2009 - present
    Ad Hoc ReviewerThe Journal of Robotic Surgery
  65. 2008 - 2010
    MemberDavis Heart and Lung Institute Director Search Committee
  66. 2008 - 2010
    MemberMedical Staff Licensed Independent Practitioner Committee
  67. 2008 - 2010
    Chair Membership CommitteeAmerican College of Surgeons - Ohio Chapter
  68. 2008 - present
    MemberThe Central Surgical Association
  69. 2007
    JudgeThe 12th Annual Richard J &Martha Denman Undergraduate Research Forum
  70. 2007 - 2008
    MemberEvidence Based Practice Policy Group
  71. 2007 - 2017
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons - Ohio Chapter
  72. 2007 - 2010
    Scholarship ReviewerThe Samuel J. Roessler Memorial Medical Scholarship
  73. 2006
    MemberMitral Regurgitation Working Group, STICH Trial
  74. 2006
    Mitral Regurgitation Working GroupSTICH Trial
  75. 2006 - 2011
    MemberInstitute of Mitochondrial Biology
  76. 2006 - 2011
    DevelopmentTherapeutic Guidelines on Massive Pulmonary Embolism
  77. 2006 - 2010
    MemberDepartment of Surgery Research Committee
  78. 2005 - present
    MemberThe Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  79. 2004 - present
    MemberAssociation for Academic Surgery
  80. 2004 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Cardiology
  81. 2001 - 2004
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society
  82. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  83. 1996 - 2010
    Associate FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  84. 1995 - 1999
    MemberPennsylvania Medical Society
  85. 1993 - present
    MemberSindicato Medico del Uruguay
  86. 1983 - 1991
    MemberAsociacion de los Estudiantes de Medicina
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