John S. Ikonomidis, MD, PhD

Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Professor of Surgery

Clinical Interests

Adult cardiac and thoracic surgery including heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory support. Special interests in thoracic aortic surgery, valve surgery,  transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), and ventricular assist device (VAD) implantation.

Research Interests

Thoracic aortic disease, myocardial protection.

Education and Training

  • Residency, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  • Residency, General Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • PhD, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • MD, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Board Certification

American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

Recent Publications

View Dr. Ikonomidis’ recent research publications on PubMed.