Cardiovascular Surgery

Verdi J. DiSesa, MD, MBA, FACHE

Professor, Surgery, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
President & CEO, Temple University Hospital
Chief Operating Officer, Temple University Health System
Senior Vice Dean, Clinical Affairs, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

About me

Clinical Interests
  • Integrated disease management
  • Treatment of valvular heart disease
  • Transplant biology
Research Interests
  • Cardiac transplantation
  • Cardiac xenotransplantation
Education
  • MD, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Training
  • Residency, Cardiovascular Surgery, Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Residency, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Residency, Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Board Certification
  • Internal Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Memberships
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
Awards and Honors
  • Distinguished Senior, Harvard Club of Southern CT
  • Alpha Omerga Alpha Honor Medical Society, Beta Chapter, PA
  • Finalist, Spencer Morris Prize Competition, University of PA School of Medicine
  • Mosby Book Award, University of PA School of Medicine
  • Francis D. Moore Senior Resident Teaching Award, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

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