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Eros Leotta, MD


Eros Leotta, MD



Assistant Professor, Clinical Surgery

Telephone: 215-707-3601

Email: eros.leotta@tuhs.temple.edu




Department of Surgery, Section of Cardiovascular Surgery


Educational Background:


Medical degree, University of Turin, Italy, 1989


Residency, University of Turin, Italy, 1988-1989


Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Turin, Italy, 1990-1995


Fellowship, Thoracic Organ Transplantation, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2006-2007


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clinical Interests:

  • Heart and lung transplantation
  • Mechanical circulatory support for advanced cardiopulmonary diseases
  • Valve repair
  • Coronary artery bypass

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board certification(s):


  • Cardiac surgery

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Research Interests:


  • Mechanical assist devices
  • Gene therapy
  • Revascularization
  • Xenotransplantation
  • Immunosuppression
  • Heart/lung preservation
  • Endoscopic cardiac surgery
  • Myocyte cell transfer

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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

15086146. Nicosia A, Leotta E, Moshiri S, Galassi AR, Barbagallo R, Santonocito D, Tamburino C, Calvi V, Giuffrida G, Carotid artery stenting in the presence of contralateral carotid occlusion: mind the hyperperfusion syndrome! Ital Heart J 5:2(152-6)2004 Feb

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