Marc Gerdisch, Ph.D.

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    • Member Type(s): Expert
    • Title:Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery
    • Organization:St. Francis Heart Center
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      Summary of expertise:
      Dr. Gerdisch is one of the top cardiothoracic surgeons in the world. With more than 17 years of experience performing complex heart procedures, Dr. Gerdisch has contributed to several advancements in the profession. His program spans from novel minimally invasive treatments for atrial fibrillation to high-risk multi-valve operations in patients with advanced disease. Preserving and reconstructing cardiac architecture and function is the focus of Dr. Gerdisch's practice. He regularly participates in ongoing research in next-generation heart valves and cardiac tissue regeneration. Dr. Gerdisch earned his medical degree from Loyola University where he also completed his residency and fellowship in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. Dr. Gerdisch holds several professional memberships and has been widely published in medical journals and publications. He has presented nationally and internationally on new technology in cardiac surgery and surgical treatment of heart disease.

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