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Francis DiPierro

Francis V. DiPierro, MD, FACS

Cleveland Clinic
Mail Code J4-331
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland , OH  44195
United States
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Yale University (B.S. 1987)
Magna Cum Laude
Honors in the Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry Major

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine (M.D. 1991)

University of Pennsylvania General Surgery Residency (1991-1997)

Cardiac Mechanics and Physiology Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1994-1995)

Cleveland Clinic Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency (1997-2000)

Staff Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Eastern Maine Medical Center ( 2000-2012)

Staff Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute (2012-2015)

Division Head, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Marymount Hospital (2014-2015)

Cleveland Clinic Fellowship in Critical Care Anesthesiology (2016-2017)

Staff Cardiothoracic Intensivist, Cleveland Clinic (2017-Present)

Interventional Cardiothoracic ICU Team (2017-Present)

Other Interests

Society Memberships:

Fellow American College of Surgeons

Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Society of Critical Care Medicine

Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists

New England Surgical Society

Additional Educational Information

Board Certifications:

American Board of Surgery--Surgery

American Board of Surgery--Surgical Critical Care

American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Practice Areas

  • Critical Care
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Education
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance