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Last Name Initial: D

  1. Patrick A. De Valeria, M.D.

    Patrick A. De Valeria, M.D.

    1. Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    1. Phoenix, AZ
    Areas of focus:

    Aneurysm surgery, Cardiac ablation, Heart valve repair, Lung surgery, Minimally invasive heart surgery, Atrial fibrillation, Coronary artery disease, Heart valve disease, Lung cancer, Pericarditis, Thoracic aortic aneurysm more

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  2. Joseph A. Dearani, M.D.

    Joseph A. Dearani, M.D.

    1. Rochester, MN
    Areas of focus:

    Aortic valve repair and replacement, Congenital heart disease surgery, Heart transplant, Heart valve repair, Minimally invasive heart surgery, Mitral valve repair and replacement, Neonatal and pediatric heart surgery, Pulmonary valve repair and replacement, Robotic heart surgery, Septal myectomy, Tricuspid valve repair and replacement, Valve-sparing aortic root replacement, Congenital heart defects in adults, Congenital heart defects in children, Heart arrhythmias, Heart failure, Heart valve disease more

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Doctors discussing technology Research and technology at Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic doctors discuss research and technology, such as 3-D printing of models of the heart.

Mayo Clinic researchers actively study new diagnostic tests and treatments for people with heart valve disease. You may have the opportunity to participate in clinical trials. Read more about research in the Cardiovascular Research Center.

Areas of research include:

  • New procedures to conduct heart valve repair and heart valve replacement
  • Development of biological tissue valves utilizing human tissue for potential use in heart valve replacement
  • Catheter procedures to repair or replace heart valves
  • Minimally invasive heart surgery to repair or replace heart valves
  • 3-D printing of models of the heart and valves that doctors may study to prepare to conduct heart valve surgery
  • Use of blood-thinning medications in people with biological and mechanical tissue valves
  • Genetics of heart valve disease
  • Medical therapy for aortic valve stenosis


See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic doctors on heart valve disease on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

Research Profiles

Heart valve disease care at Mayo Clinic

March 06, 2018