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John Nigro

John Joseph Nigro, M.D.

Rady Childrens Hospital University of California at San Diego
3020 Children's way
MC 5078
San Diego, CA  95016
United States
1 858 966 8030
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Case Western Reserve University (B.S. Chemical Engineering 1987)
Case Western Reserve University (M.S. Macromolecular Science 1988)
University of Illinois at Chicago School of Medicine (M.D. 1993)
USC + Los Angeles County Medical Center General Surgery Residency (1993 - 1999)
USC + Los Angeles County Medical Center Cardiothoracic Residency (1999 - 2002)
Congenital Cardiac Surgery Fellowship at CHLA (2002 - 2003)
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Unversity of Southern California (2003 - 2004)
Director of the Eller Congenital Heart Center at Saint Joseph's Hospital Medical Center (2005 -2011)
Division Chief and Section Chief Cardiothoracic Surgery Phoenix Children's Hospital (2011 - 2017)
Director of Pediatric Heart Transplant Program Phoenix Childrens Hospital (2011 - 2017)
Co-Director Heart Institute Phoenix Childrens Hospital (2011 - 2017)
Director of Heart Institute, Division Chief Cardiac Surgery, and Director of Pediatric Heart Transplant program; Rady Children Hospital and University of California San Diego (2017 present)

Other Interests

Valve Repair
Adult Heart Surgery
Congenital Heart Surgery
Heart and Lung Transplantation
Adult Congenital Heart Surgery