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Antonio Loforte

Antonio Loforte, MD, PhD

S. Orsola Hospital, Bologna University, Cardio-Thorac-Vasc Surgery Dept
Via Massarenti n.9
Bologna  40138
Italy
+39 051 2149043
+39 051 2143361 (alternative)
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Role: 
Surgeon - Cardiothoracic

Background

University of Bologna, Cardiovascular Surgery Residency (2000-2005)
St. Antonius Ziekenuis, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands (2004)
S. Orsola Hospital, Bologna University, Pediatric Card Surg (2005-2006)
Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, DHZB, Germany (2006-2008)
S. Camillo Hospital, Cardiac Surgery, Transplant and Assist Devices, Rome (2008-2012)
Michael DeBakey Dept of Surgery, Transpl and Assist Devices, Baylor College, Houston (2009)
S. Orsola Hospital, Cardiac Surg and Transplant Dept, Bologna University (2012, to date)
D.A. Cooley Dept, Transplant and Assist Devices, Texas Heart Institute, Houston (2017)

- Member of : EACTS, ASAIO, ISHLT, STS, ISMCS (ISRBP), RHICS, SICCH, SITO, ELSO
- ISHLT Standard and Guidelines (Htx and MCS) Workforce
- ISHLT MCS Operating Committee
- ISMCS (ISRBP) Board of Trustees and Scientific Committee
- EACTS Task Force for MCS Recommendations and Guidelines
- SICCH Htx and MCS Domain
- SITO Task Force for MCS Recommendations and Guidelines

Other Interests

ECMO systems
Ventricular Assist Devices and Total Artificial Heart
Mechanical Circulatory Support Engineering
Heart and Lung Transplantation
Aortic Surgery
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Transplant