Thomas G. Gleason, MD

Contact

Assistant

Michelle Chini
(412) 802-8529

Address

Shadyside Medical Building 5200 Centre Ave, Suite 715 Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Title(s)

Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Bioengineering
Ronald V. Pellegrini Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery
Director, Center for Thoracic Aortic Disease
Co-Director, Center for Aortic Valve Disease
Co-Director, UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Education and Training

BA, Chemistry, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT - 1989
MD, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL - 1993
VA Intern in Surgery (R. Scott Jones, MD, Chair), University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville - 1993-1994
Research Fellow, Surgical Infectious Disease & Immunology (Thomas J. Braciale, MD, and Timothy L. Pruett, MD, supervisors), University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA - 1995-1997
VA Resident in Surgery (R. Scott Jones, MD, Chair), University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville - 1994-2000
Resident in Cardiothoracic Surgery (Timothy J. Gardner, MD, Chief), Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA - 2000-2002
Fellow in Cardiac Surgery (Michael A. Acker, MD, Chief), Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA - 2002-2003
 

Professional Activities

Alpha Omega Alpha
Fellow, American College of Cardiology
Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Muller-Jones Society
Albemarle Medical Society
Pennsylvania Medical Society
Illinois State Medical Society
Virginia Medical Society
Chicago Medical Society
Member, Workforce on Evidence Based Surgery, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Chair, Taskforce on Guidelines for Thoracic Aortic Surgery, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Member, Society of Thoracic Surgeons Endovascular Taskforce
Member, STS Endovascular Taskforce
American Association for Thoracic Surgery
Fellow, American Surgical Association
Fellow, American Heart Association
Association for Academic Surgery
AATS Cardiac Surgery Biology Club
American Society of Clinical Investigators
American Surgical Association
Allegheny County Medical Society
 

Journal Reviewing and Editorial Boards

Reviewer, Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Reviewer, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Reviewer, Journal of American College of Cardiology
Reviewer, Journal of Circulation

Research Interests

Thoracic aortic disease management
Valve-sparing aortic root reconstruction
Aortic and mitral valve repair
Endovascular aortic stent grafting
Ascending aortic (vascular) biology
Bicuspid valve associate aortopathy
Aortic dissection management
Aortic root and aortic arch surgery
Surgery for atrial fibrillation
Off-pump coronary revascularization
Heritable disorders (such as bicuspid aortic valve and the Marfan syndrome) associated with ascending aortic disease
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement/implantation

Publications

Visit PubMed for a list of Dr. Gleason's publications.