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Gregory Fontana

Gregory P. Fontana, M.D.

Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center
227 West Janns Road
Suite 340
Thousand Oaks, CA  91360
United States
805 852 9100
310 721 2285 (alternative)
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Duke University Medical Center General Surgery Residency (1984-1990)
Duke University Medical Center Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency (1990-1993)
UCLA Medical Center Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Fellowship (1993)
Boston Children's Hospital Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Fellowship (1994)
Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Attending Cardiac Surgeon, 1994-2011
Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery, 2004-2011
Lenox Hill Hospital, Managing Director, Heart and Vascular Institute, Chairman, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2011-2014
St John's Medical Center, Santa Monica, California, 2015
CardioVascular Institute, Director and Chairman of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Los Robles Medical Center, Thousand Oaks California, 2016- present
National Medical Director for Cardiovascular Research, Hospital Corporation of America, 2016-present
National Director, Cardiovascular Research, Sarah Cannon Research Institute (SCRI), 2016-present
Director, Board of Directors, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, 2020-present

Other Interests

Mitral Valve Repair
Transcatheter Valve Procedures
Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation
Surgery for Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Aortic Valve Surgery

Additional Educational Information

UCLA School of Medicine, M.D., 1984

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Congenital
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Heart failure
  • Valve disease
  • Tricuspid valve disease
  • Aorta
  • Endovascular
  • Medical technology