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Verdi J. DiSesa, MD, MBA

Senior Vice Dean, Clinical Affairs, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
President and CEO, Temple University Hospital
Chief Operating Officer, Temple University Health System
Professor, Surgery

Verdi DiSesa
For Patients
Contact Information

Contact Information


About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Integrated disease management
  • Treatment of valvular heart disease
  • Transplant biology

Research Interests

  • Cardiac transplantation
  • Cardiac xenotransplantation
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Cardiovascular Surgery, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Residency, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Residency, Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA


  • Internal medicine
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic and cardiac surgery


  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow, American Surgical Association
  • American Association of Immunologists
  • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Association for Academic Surgery

PubMed Publications

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