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department of Surgery

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery

 

Division Chief: T. Sloane Guy, MD, MBA
Appointments: 800-836-7536
Department: 215-707-3601
Location: Parkinson Pavilion, Third Floor
Broad and Tioga Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19140

 

 

T. Sloan Guy, MD, MBA

T. Sloane Guy, MD, MBA

Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery

Chief, Robotic Surgery

Associate Professor, Surgery

Specialty interests: Primary interest in robotic and minimally invasive cardiac surgery for mitral valve and other conditions. Also experienced in procedures for complex aortic dissections and aneurysms, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, atrial myxomas, and congenital defects.
T: 215-707-3601
Email: sloane.guy@tuhs.temple.edu

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Yoshiya Toyoda, MD, PhD

Yoshiya Toyoda, MD, PhD

Vice Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery

Surgical Director, Heart and Lung Transplantation

Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support

Professor, Surgery

Specialty interests: Surgical treatment for end-stage cardiopulmonary diseases including heart and lung transplantation, mechanical circulatory support and artificial lung, and other major cardiac surgery such as repair of aortic aneurysm and dissection, valve repair/replacement, coronoary artery bypass, and adult congenital heart surgery.

T: 215-707-3601

Email: yoshiya.toyoda@tuhs.temple.edu

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Robert S. Boova, MD

Robert S. Boova, MD

Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery, Jeanes Hospital

Clinical Professor of Surgery

Specialty interests: Aortic and mitral valve repairs and transcatheter aortic valve implantation, off-pump coronary artery bypass, surgery for atrial fibrillation and heart failure, cardiac surgery in advanced-risk patients, quality improvement in cardiac surgery

T: 215-707-3601

Email: robert.boova@tuhs.temple.edu

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Verdi DiSesa, MD, MBA

Verdi J. DiSesa, MD, MBA

Professor, Surgery

Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs, Temple University School of Medicine

Chief Operating Officer, Temple University Health System

Specialty interests: Adult cardiac surgery, valve repair and replacement, surgery for heart failure, transplantation
T: 215-707-3601
Email: verdi.disesa@tuhs.temple.edu

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Jesus Gomez-Abraham, MD

Jesus Gomez-Abraham, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery

Specialty interests: Cardiothoracic transplantation, organ recovery and preservation, mechanical circulatory support MCS-VAD and total artificial heart therapy for BTT and DT therapy, new modalities of MCS and development for heart and lung failure, stem cell therapy applications and line development in advanced heart failure, development of artificial lung - oxygenation membranes and ECMO support
T: 215-707-3601
Email: jesus.gomez-abraham@tuhs.temple.edu

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Akira Shiose, MD, PhD Akira Shiose, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Surgery

Specialty interests: Heart and lung transplantation and mechanical circulatory support for advanced cardiopulmonary diseases; valve repair; coronary artery bypass; VAD/TAH implantation; organ protection and preservation; development of cardiopulmonary support device
Email: akira.shiose@tuhs.temple.edu

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Grayson H. Wheatley III, MD, FACS Grayson H. Wheatley III, MD, FACS

Director of Aortic and Endovascular Surgery, Temple University Hospital
Associate Professor, Surgery

Specialty interests: Aortic and endovascular surgery; transcatheter valve replacement; minimally invasive cardiovascular surgery; physician education and training; research on innovative aortic therapies and endovascular technologies; new techniques, quality and safety in endovascular interventions
T: 215-707-3601
Email: Grayson.Wheatley@tuhs.temple.edu

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