Dr. Pirooz Eghtesady MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Pirooz Eghtesady is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Saint Louis, Missouri and is affiliated with St. Louis Children's Hospital. He received his medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and has been in practice for 21 years. He is one of 7 doctors at St. Louis Children's Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: Pediatric Cardiac

Hospital Affiliation

St. Louis Children's Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Stanford University
Residency, General Surgery, 1993–1998

Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1998–2001

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Congenital Cardiac Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

MO State Medical License
Active through 2015

OH State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Congenital Heart Disease Linked to Maternal Autoimmunity against Cardiac Myosin.
Cole, C. R.,Yutzey, K. E.,Brar, A. K.,Goessling, L. S.,Vanvickle-Chavez, S. J.,Cunningham, M. W.,Eghtesady, P.

Liver cirrhosis in Fontan patients does not affect 1-year post-heart transplant mortality or markers of liver function.
Simpson, K. E.,Esmaeeli, A.,Khanna, G.,White, F.,Turnmelle, Y.,Eghtesady, P.,Boston, U.,Canter, C. E.

Improved outcomes with peritoneal dialysis catheter placement after cardiopulmonary bypass in infants.
Kwiatkowski, D. M.,Menon, S.,Krawczeski, C. D.,Goldstein, S. L.,Morales, D. L.,Phillips, A.,Manning, P. B.,Eghtesady, P.,Wang, Y.,Nelson, D. P.,Cooper, D. S.

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