Joseph A. Dearani, M.D.

  1. Chair, Cardiovascular Surgery

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Idiomas

English

Appointments

Dr. Joseph Dearani is Chair of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Mayo Clinic and Professor of Surgery in the Mayo College of Medicine. He completed his undergraduate education at Fordham University in New York City (BA Biology and Spanish). He attended Medical School at Georgetown University and then did his General Surgery residency at Georgetown University Medical Center. During that interval, he spent two years as a surgical research fellow at Harvard Medical School and the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. He completed his Thoracic Surgery residency at the Mayo Clinic followed by a Congenital Cardiac Surgery fellowship at Loma Linda University. He returned to Mayo Clinic to join the staff in 1997 where he is currently Professor of Surgery and the Sheikh Zayed Professor of Cardiovascular Diseases.

His primary clinical interest includes pediatric and adult congenital heart surgery. He has specific expertise with Ebstein's anomaly, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, robotic heart surgery and multi-redo cardiac surgery. His research interests include innovative valve repair techniques, heart failure and regenerative medicine (stem cell) therapies in congenital heart disease.

  1. Aortic valve repair and replacement
  2. Congenital heart disease surgery
  3. Heart transplant
  4. Heart valve repair
  5. Heart valve surgery
  6. Minimally invasive heart surgery
  7. Mitral valve repair and replacement
  8. Neonatal and pediatric heart surgery
  9. Pulmonary valve repair and replacement
  10. Robotic heart surgery
  11. Septal myectomy
  12. Tricuspid valve repair and replacement
  13. Valve-sparing aortic root replacement
  • Pediatric and adult congenital heart surgery
  • Ebstein anomaly
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Aortic, mitral and tricuspid valve repair
  • Robotic and minimally invasive repair of structural heart defects
  • Multiple reoperations
  • Heart transplantation
  • Stem cell therapy and regenerative medicine
  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
  9. 1982
    BA - Biology/SpanishFordham University

Certificaciones

  1. 2010
    Congenital Cardiac SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery
  2. 1997
    Thoracic and Cardiac SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery

Reconocimientos y distinciones

  1. 2019
    Children’s HeartLink Founders Award Children's Heartlink
  2. 2016
    Outstanding Editorial Board Member for 2016Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  3. 2014
    Outstanding Editorial Board Member for 2014Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  4. 2013
    2013 John A. Hawkins Top Scoring AbstractCongenital Heart Surgeons' Society
  5. 2008
    L.O.R.I. AwardHypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association (HCMA)
  6. 2006
    Dwight McGoon Mentorship AwardAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  7. 1994
    O.T. Clagett Travelling Fellowship Award in Thoracic and Cardiovascular SurgeryMayo Clinic
  8. 1993
    Resident Teacher Award in SurgeryGeorgetown University
  9. 1993
    Marguerite George Award in Vascular SurgeryAwarding Organization
  10. 1993
    Harry B. Zehner Traveling Fellowship AwardWashington Chapter, American College of Surgeons
  11. 1993
    First Place, Basic ScienceWashington Academy of Surgery, Surgical Resident's Competitive Forum
  12. 1990
    Charles A. Hufnagel Research Award in SurgeryAwarding Organization
  13. 1986
    Alpha Omega AlphaGeorgetown University Hospital, Georgetown University
  14. 1979
    Dean's ListFordham University

Membresía en asociaciones profesionales

  1. 2021 - 2022
    Immediate Past PresidentSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  2. 2021 - 2026
    MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  3. 2021 - 2022
    Ex-OfficioSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  4. 2020 - 2022
    Past PresidentCongenital Heart Surgeons' Society
  5. 2020 - 2021
    Ex-OfficioExamination Committee, American Board of Thoracic Surgery
  6. 2020 - 2021
    PresidentSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  7. 2019 - 2021
    Ex-OfficioAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery
  8. 2019 - 2022
    Vice ChairAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery
  9. 2019 - present
    RepresentativeSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  10. 2019 - 2022
    ChairThoracic Surgery Foundation
  11. 2019 - 2022
    MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  12. 2019 - 2022
    TreasurerThoracic Surgery Foundation
  13. 2019 - 2020
    First Vice PresidentSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  14. 2019 - 2022
    Board of DirectorsSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  15. 2018 - present
    PresidentCongenital Heart Surgeons' Society
  16. 2018 - 2019
    2nd Vice PresidentSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  17. 2018
    ChairAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery
  18. 2018
    Member, MOC/SESATS CommitteeAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery
  19. 2017 - present
    MemberThoracic Surgery Foundation
  20. 2017 - present
    MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  21. 2016 - 2018
    President-ElectCongenital Heart Surgeons' Society
  22. 2014 - 2017
    ChairWorkforce on Humanitarian Outreach, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  23. 2014 - 2016
    Advisory Board MemberJoint Council on Thoracic Surgery Education, Inc., Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  24. 2014 - 2016
    Advisory Board MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  25. 2013 - 2017
    Director MemberAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery
  26. 2013
    MemberSouthern Thoracic Surgical Association
  27. 2012
    MemberSouthern Thoracic Surgical Association
  28. 2010 - present
    ChairWorkforce on Congenital Heart Surgery, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  29. 2008 - present
    MemberWorld Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
  30. 2008 - present
    MemberAmerican Surgical Association
  31. 2008 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  32. 2008 - present
    MemberSurgeon Scientific Council, American College of Cardiology
  33. 2007 - 2010
    MemberWorkforce on Congenital Heart Surgery, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  34. 2005 - 2008
    MemberTaskforce for Congenital Heart Disease, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  35. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  36. 2005 - present
    MemberCongenital Heart Surgeons' Society
  37. 1999 - 2009
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  38.  
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  39.  
    MemberAmerican Heart Association

Publicaciones

Actividades de investigación

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