Pirooz Eghtesady

Pirooz Eghtesady, MD, PhD

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Specializes In
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Languages Spoken
  • English

Appointments

Sees Patients For

pediatric heart surgery, congenital heart conditions, pediatric lung surgery, closure of atrial or ventricular septal defects, repair of AV canal, repair of tetralogy of Fallot, Norwood procedure, Ross procedure, Fontan procedure, Glenn shunt procedure, repair of coarctation of the aorta, pediatric heart transplant, neonatal Blalock-Taussig shunt procedure, slide tracheoplasty

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Louis Children's Hospital

Locations

Experience

Board Certifications

  • Congenital Heart Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Academic Title(s)

Chief, Section of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine
Cardiothoracic Surgeon-in-Chief
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Research Interests

Research focuses on the pathogenesis of congenital heart diseases, with particular emphasis on aortic stenosis and hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

Publications & Research

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Education

PhD

1993 Molecular Biology and Immunology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Residency

1998 General Surgery, Stanford University Hospital, San Francisco, CA

Medical School

1993 University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Residency

2001 Cardiothoracic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Fellowship

1999 Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Marie Lannelongue Hospital, Paris, France

Fellowship

1999 Cardiovascular Surgery, Maire Lannelongue Hospital, Paris, France

Fellowship

2002 Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, University of California San Francisco/ Stanford University, CA