Dr. Walter Clark Hargrove MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Walter Hargrove is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Wake Forest School of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. He is one of 22 doctors at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and one of 5 at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Pennsylvania Hospital
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Ranked #11 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

New York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1973 - 1974

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, General Surgery, 1974 - 1979

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, 1981 - 1981

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1982 - 1983

Wake Forest School of Medicine
Class of 1973

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

PA State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery Utilizing Heart Port Technology.
Vallabhajosyula, P.,Wallen, T. J.,Solometo, L. P.,Fox, J.,Vernick, W. J.,Hargrove, W. C.

Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery Can Be Performed With Optimal Outcomes in the Presence of Left Ventricular Dysfunction.
Atluri, P.,Woo, Y. J.,Goldstone, A. B.,Fox, J.,Acker, M. A.,Szeto, W. Y.,Hargrove, W. C.

Validation Study of Doppler-derived Transmitral Valve Gradients Compared to Near Simultaneously Obtained Directly Measured Catheter Gradients Immediately After Mitral Valve Repair Surgery.
Vernick, W. J.,Ochroch, E. A.,Horak, J.,Hammond, M.,Hargrove, W. C.

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