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Thomas Gleason

Thomas G. Gleason, M.D.

Asheville Heart
Asheville Heart
257 McDowell Street
Asheville, NC  28803
United States
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Middlebury College (B.A. 1989)
Rush Medical College (M.D. 1993)
University of Virginia (M.S. 1997)
University of Virginia Surgery Residency (1993-2000)
University of Pennsylvania Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident(2000-02)
University of Pennsylvania Thoracic Aortic/Cardiothoracic Surgery Instructor/Fellow (2002-03)
University of Pennsylvania Assistant Professor of Surgery (2003-04)
Northwestern University Assistant Professor of Surgery (2004-2006)
Univerisity of Pittsburgh Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery (2006-14)
University of Pittsburgh Associate Professor of Bioengineering (2010-14)
University of Pittsburgh Professor of Bioengineering (2014-20)
University of Pittsburgh Ronald V. Pellegrini Endowed Professor and Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery, (2014-20)
Brigham & Women's Hospital Co-Executive Director, Heart & Vascular Center, Division of Cardiac Surgery (2020-21)
University of Maryland, Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery 2021-22
Asheville Heart 2022-present

Other Interests

Thoracic aortic surgery, aortic root reconstruction
Endovascular thoracic aortic repair
Aortic and mitral valve repair
Bicuspid aortic valve-related diseases
Valve sparing aortic root reconstruction
Connective tissue disorders, Marfan syndrome
Transcatheter valve interventions/replacement
Surgery for atrial fibrillation/ Cox Maze III
Infections in cardiothoracic surgery

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Transcatheter
  • Coronary disease
  • Endocarditis
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Valve disease
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Vascular
  • Great vessels
  • Aorta
  • Endovascular
  • Basic science