Specializing in Minimally Invasive & Bloodless Heart Surgery
Giovanni B. Ciuffo, MD, is a thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon with a strong interest in minimally invasive and bloodless heart surgery techniques. An authority in complex, high-risk and redo heart surgery, Dr. Ciuffo is also experienced with surgical atrial fibrillation treatments.
Board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, he is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. His current academic and clinical activity is entirely devoted to advanced surgical therapy of coronary, valvular and thoracic aortic disease with the most advanced blood-sparing and minimally invasive heart surgery techniques.
A graduate of one of Italy’s oldest medical schools, Università degli Studi di Cagliari (Cagliari University Medical), Dr. Ciuffo completed his general and cardiothoracic surgery residency training in New York, NY, with an intense clinical and research experience at the Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Albert Einstein Hospital, Flushing Hospital Medical Center and Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
His research activity at Albert Einstein College of Medicine focused on clinical and prognostic aspects of the use of mechanical and biological heart valves in cardiac surgery. He has also been responsible for investigational studies on the improvement of durability in biological materials for cardiac surgery.
For more information about scheduling an appointment with Dr. Ciuffo, please call 330-588-4676.