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Eros Leotta, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery

Eros Leotta
For Patients
About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Heart and lung transplantation
  • Mechanical circulatory support for advanced cardiopulmonary diseases
  • Valve repair
  • Coronary artery bypass

Research Interests

  • Mechanical assist devices
  • Mechanical/tissue valves performance
  • Gene therapy revascularization
  • Xenotransplantation
  • Immunosuppression
  • Heart/lung preservation
  • Endoscopic cardiac surgery
  • Myocite cell transfer
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • MD, University of Turin, Faculty of Medicine & Surgery, Turin, Italy
  • Fellowship, Heart/VAD & Lung Transplant, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Surgery Division, Monaco, Montecarlo, France
  • Residency, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Battista St. John’s Hospital, Turin, Italy


  • Cardiothoracic Surgery (Italy)


  • Euro-American Medical Network
  • Italian-American Medical Association (Lung)