Marisa Cevasco, MD, MPH

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Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia
Active Surgeon, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Active Surgeon, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Attending Surgeon, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Program Director, Cardiac Surgery Residency and Fellowship, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Surgery

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Division of Cardiovascular Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
2nd Floor, The Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3517
Fax: 215-614-1861
BA (Biology (with honors))
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1999.
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 2007.
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, 2008.
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Selected Publications

Shin M, Han JJ, Cohen WG, Iyengar A, Helmers MR, Kelly JJ, Patrick WL, Wang X, Cevasco M: Higher rates of dialysis and subsequent mortality in the new allocation era for heart transplants. Annals of Thoracic Surgery Aug. 1 2022 (Epub) Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2022.07.017.

Smood B, Fowler C, Rao SD, Genuardi MV, Sperry AE, Goel N, Acker AM, Olia SE, Iyengar A, Han JJ, Helmers MR, Patrick WL, Kelly JJ, Bermudez C, Cevasco M: Subacute groin complications related to ECMO cannulation are associated with longer hospitalizations. Journal of Artificial Organs June 25 2022 (Epub) Notes: doi: 10.1007/s10047-022-01342-3.

Usman AA, Spelde AE, Ibrahim M, Cevasco M, Bermudez C, MacKay E, Khandhar S, Szeto W, Vernick W, Gutsche J: Comprehensive monitoring in patients with dual lumen right atrium to pulmonary artery right ventricular assist device. ASAIO Journal Mar. 1 2022 (Epub) Notes: doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000001684.

Usman AA, Spelde AE, Olia SE, Cevasco M, Bermudez C, Haddle J, Ibrahim M, Szeto W, Vernick W, Gutsche J: First-in-man successful use of the SPECTRUM percutaneous dual-stage right ventricle and right atrium to pulmonary artery ventricular assist device. Journal of Cardiac Surgery 37(10): 3403-3407, Oct. 2022 Notes: Epub July 23, 2022.

Zhao K, Wang R, Kamoun M, Callans L, Bremner R, Rame E, McLean R, Cevasco M, Olthoff KM, Levine MH, Shaked A, Abt PL: Incidence of acute rejection and patient survival in combined heart-liver transplantation. Liver Transplantation 28(9): 1500-1508, Sept. 2022 Notes: Epub Apr. 19, 2022.

Magruder JT, Weiss SJ, DeAngelis KG, Haddle J, Desai ND, Szeto WY, Acker MA; Penn Perfusion Team Working Group: Correlating oxygen delivery on cardiopulmonary bypass with Society of Thoracic Surgeons outcomes following cardiac surgery. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 164(3): 997-1007, Sept. 2022 Notes: Review; Dr. Cevasco is a member of the Penn Perfusion Team Working Group; Epub Dec. 19, 2020.

Han JJ, Cevasco M: An idea whose time has come. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 114(2): 600, Aug. 2022 Notes: Commentary; Epub June 22, 2021.

Han JJ, Cevasco M: From individualism to esprit de corps. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 113(6): 2114, June 2022 Notes: Commentary; Epub May 8, 2021.

Patrick WL, Chen Z, Han JJ, Smood B, Rao A, Khurshan F, Yarlagadda S, Iyengar A, Kelly JJ, Grimm JC, Cevasco M, Bavaria JE, Desai ND: Patients with atrial fibrillation benefit from SAVR with surgical ablation compared to TAVR alone. Cardiology & Therapy 11(2): 283-296, June 2022 Notes: Epub Mar. 31, 2022.

Zhang RS, Hanff TC, Peters CJ, Evans PT, Marble J, Rame JE, Atluri P, Urgo K, Tanna MS, Mazurek JA, Acker MA, Cevasco M, Birati EY, Wald JW: Left ventricular assist device as a bridge to recovery: Single center experience of successful device explantation. ASAIO Journal 68(6): 822-828, June 1 2022 Notes: Epub Sept. 20, 2022.

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