Chair, Department of Cardiac Surgery
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Dr. Gorav Ailawadi is the Chair of Cardiac Surgery and Co-Director of the Frankel CVC at the University of Michigan in September of 2020.
Dr. Ailawadi has internationally-recognized expertise in mitral and aortic valve disease with vast experience in minimally invasive cardiac surgery, and percutaneous/transcatheter valve therapies having performed over 600 minimally invasive procedures and roughly 3000 heart operations. He has been invited to national and international conferences to share his expertise with novel minimally invasive approaches, valve disease, reoperative and AF surgery.
Dr. Ailawadi has been funded by the NIH, AHA, among other grants. His research lab studies novel mechanisms and new treatments for aortic aneurysms. He has published over 420 peer-reviewed manuscripts in journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Circulation, and JACC.
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