Pedro A Catarino, MD
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Pedro A Catarino, MD

Transplant Surgeon - General, Thoracic Surgeon (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgeon) - General


Pedro Catarino MD, FRCS, is a recognized leader in the field of aortic surgery and heart lung transplantation. He specializes in advanced techniques and outcomes for aortic surgery. He has particularly developed the clinical use for transplantation of donor organs from donation after circulatory death, for both heart and lungs. He is expert in machine perfusion of these organs and his research addresses the modes of perfusion, perfusate composition and adjuncts to best re-animate, recover and preserve the heart and lungs for transplantation. In June 2019 he performed the World's first successful DCD Heart-Lung transplant. He graduated from Oxford University Medical School in England and trained at the Royal Brompton Hospital in London and at Duke in North Carolina. He came to Cedars from Royal Papworth Hospital and Cambridge University where he was Director of Transplantation.… Read more ›

Provider Training

Oxford University Medical School (Christ Church)DoctorateOther1994
University of Cambridge (Churchill College)Masters DegreeOther1995

Fellowship - Duke University Medical CenterOther2008
Residency - John Radcliffe Hospital, OxfordOther2001
Residency - Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of EnglandOther1999
Residency - Royal Brompton HospitalOther2009

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Languages Spoken
English, French, Portuguese
Medical Specialties
  • Transplant Surgeon
  • Thoracic Surgeon (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgeon)

Years In Practice: 22 (started in 2001)

Accepts New Patients: Yes

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