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Luca Vricella, M.D.

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Luca Vricella, M.D.

Associate Professor, Surgery and Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery and Heart Transplantation

Specialty:

Cardiology
Cardiac Surgery

Location(s):

Johns Hopkins Children’s Center
1800 Orleans Street, Room 7107G-B3
Baltimore, Maryland 21287 

Education:

Medical School:
Catholic University School of Medicine in Rome

Residencies:
George Washington University School of Medicine — General Surgery
Stanford University — Cardiothoracic Surgery
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, London — Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Special Interests:

Pediatric cardiac surgery,
Pediatric cardiac transplantation,
Complex aortic root surgery,
Adult congenital heart surgery

Biography:

A native of Italy, Luca Vricella received his medical degree from Catholic University School of Medicine in Rome and  completed his residency in General Surgery at the George Washington University School of Medicine and in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Stanford University.  He further specialized in congenital heart surgery at Loma Linda University Medical Center and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children in London before joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins in 2003. Dr. Vricella comes from a family of physicians and has always had a fascination with the heart, deciding at age 10 that he wanted to become a pediatric cardiac surgeon. 

His clinical interests include pediatric cardiac surgery, pediatric cardiac transplantation, complex aortic root surgery and adult congenital heart surgery. His research focuses on clinical outcomes in pediatric heart surgery.

Phone: Appointment line: 443-997-KIDS - or - Office Phone: 443-287-1262

Fax: 410-955-3809

Email: lvricella@jhmi.edu

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