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Ovidio Garcia-Villarreal

Ovidio A. Garcia-Villarreal, M.D.

Hospital Zambrano Hellion. Monterrey, México
Sierra Nayarita 143
Santa Catarina  66374
+52 81 83 88 89 17
+52 818 259 95 19 (mobile) (alternative)
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Cardiothoracic Residency (1987-1992) CM La Raza, Mex DF
Cardiac Surgery, Hospital General, Méx DF (1992-1994).
Cardiac Surgery, Siglo XXI, IMSS , Méx DF (1993-1995).
Cardiac Surgery, Hospital of Cardiology No.34, IMSS, Monterrey, Méx (from 1996)
Centre Cardiologique Du Nord, Saint-Denis, France, fellowship (1999)
Member of Mexicain Society of Cardiac Surgery
Member of ANCAM, Méx DF
Member of ANCCMR, Méx DF
Member of STS
Member of Regiomontain Society of Cardiology
Editor-in-Chief and Founder, Cirugía Cardiaca en México, official journal of the Mexican Society of Cardiac Surgery (2015-present)
President of the Mexican Society of Cardiac Surgery (2015-2017)
President and Founder of the Mexican College of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (2017-2019)

Other Interests

Aortic Arch surgery
Aortic valve surgery
Mini-invasive surgery
Aortic valve-sparing operations
Left atrial reduction
CAB surgery
Surgery for atrial fibrillation (Cox-Maze III , Cox-Maze IV)
Mitral valve reconstruction
Mitral valve surgery

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Aorta
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Cardiac
  • Mitral valve disease
  • Valve disease
  • Transcatheter