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Christina Vassileva

Christina M. Vassileva, M.D.

University of Massachusetts
55 Lake Ave North
University Campus
Worcester, MA  01655
United States
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, SIU School of Medicine, 2009 - 2014
Associate Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, SIU School of Medicine, 2014 – 2016
Director, SIU Center for Valvular Heart Disease 2010-2016
Vice-Chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Memorial Medical Center, teaching hospital for SIU SOM, 2015 – 2016
Vice President, Sangamon County Medical Society, 2015 - 2016
Associate Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina 2016 - 2017
Proposed Professor, Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School 02/2017-present
Director, Mitral Valve Program, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 02/2017-present

Other Interests

Mitral Valve prolapse
Surgery for atrial fibrillation
Minimally invasive aortic valve surgery
Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery
Valvular heart disease in women
Minimally invasive mitral valve repair
Coronary artery disease in women

Additional Educational Information

Northeastern University (B.S. 1998)Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (M.D. 2002)Johns Hopkins University General Surgery Residency (2002-2007)Brigham and Women's Hospital (Harvard Medical School) Cardiothoracic Fellowship (2007-2009)