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Eugene A. Grossi, MD
Dr. Eugene A. Grossi is a Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at NYU School of Medicine and the Director of Cardiac Surgery Research. Dr. Grossi also the Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Manhattan VA Medical Center. He is an attending surgeon at NYU Medical Center, at Bellevue Hospital Center and at the New York Veterans Administration Medical Center. A board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Grossi specializes in the surgical treatment of valvular heart disease and is currently working on a project studying the benefits of robotic assistance in minimally invasive mitral valve surgery.
Dr. Grossi is recognized for his pioneering work in minimally invasive cardiac surgery, bringing new technology and techniques from the research laboratory through clinical trials to general practice. He and his colleagues were instrumental in training dozens of surgical teams around the world in the use of these new techniques and specially designed equipment for minimally invasive valvular and coronary bypass surgery.
In addition to numerous book chapters, abstracts and invited commentaries, Dr. Grossi's work in cardiac-assist devices, infarct salvage and reduction of inflammatory response during cardiopulmonary bypass has been published widely in peer-reviewed publications such as Surgery, the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Circulation, the American Journal of Cardiology and the Journal of Surgical Research. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, secretary and treasurer for the New York Society for Thoracic Surgery and a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the American Association of Thoracic Surgery.
Internationally recognized for both his clinical and basic research, Dr. Grossi has presented work at most major national surgical meetings as well as the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, the Society of University Physicians and the New York Academy of Medicine. Dr. Grossi's lifelong interest and expertise in computer engineering has been instrumental in the development of academic presentations and interactive live case transmissions using state-of-the-art digitally edited video and audio, particularly effective for surgical education.
Dr. Grossi earned his M.D. degree from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his internship, residency and research fellowship at NYU Medical Center and joined the faculty in 1989.
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