Assistant Professor of Medicine, Chief Cardiothoracic Surgery
UF Health Jacksonville
JOHN PETER PIRRIS, M.D
Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
UF Health Jacksonville
Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Surgery June 2003 Texas Heart Institute MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston,TX,
Residency: Surgery June 2001 University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, FL,
Internship: Surgery June 1997 University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, FL,
Medical Education June 1996 University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA,
College Education June 1992 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, Indiana,
Assistant Professor, Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery Department of Surgery/Cardiology Jacksonville, Florida UF Health Jacksonville
Cardiothoracic Surgeon Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgical Associates, P.A. Jacksonville, Florida
Cardiothoracic Surgeon Cardiothoracic Surgery Mary Washington Healtcare Fredericksburg, Virginia
Clinical Special Interests: Cardiac and Thoracic surgery including minimally invasive aortic and mitral valve repair or replacement; robotic surgery; complex aortic surgery.
03/2018 Cangrelor as an AntiPlatelet Bridging Strategy in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease Undergoing Cardiac and Non-Cardiac Surgery; Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Volume 71, issue 11, pg A75-0
04/02/18 Transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve implantation for early failureof sutureless aortic bioprosthesis; Journal of Cardiac Surgery Vol 33, Issue 4
04/07/18 Rationale and early outcomes for management of thymoma with proton therapy; Translational Lung Cancer Research. April 2018;7(2):106-113.
06/03/18 Turtleheading the Tough Aortic Necks!A Novel Endovascular Method to Avoid Bird-beaking, Invagination, and Stent Migration in Thoracic Aortic Grafts; Cureus 10 (6):E2731.
12/08/18 Anesthesia Management of a Septic Patient with Bleeding Aortic Endovascular Graft Requiring Circulatory Arrest; Post Graduate Assembly in Anesthesiology Convention PGA 71; New York City, NY.
Awards and Distinctions
Edward R. Woodard Surgical Resident Award 2001
Resident of the Year of Department of Surgery, University of Florida 1999
Student Athlete of the Year, University of Notre Dame 1992
UF Health STS Physician Champion 2014
Thursday, May 2
2:55 PM – 3:05 PM