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
Surgical Director of Mechanical Circulatory Assist Devices/LVAD program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Surgery

Contact information
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

Kwon JH, Bentley D, Cevasco M, Blumer V, Kanwar MK, Silvestry SC, Daneshmand MA, Abraham J, Shorbaji K, Kilic A.: Patient Characteristics and Early Clinical Outcomes With Impella 5.5: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. ASAIO J Feb 2024.

Hunt ML, Crespo MM, Richards TJ, Bermudez F, Courtwright A, Usman A, Spelde AE, Diamond J, Patel N, Cantu E, Christie J, Clausen E, Cevasco M, Ahya V, Bermudez CA.: Lung transplant outcomes after acute respiratory distress syndrome requiring extracorporeal life support: Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Jan 2024.

Cambria G, Spelde AE, Olia SE, Biscotti M, Mackay E, Ibrahim M, Cevasco M, Bermudez C, Vernick W, Gutsche J, Usman AA.: Extracorporeal Carbon Dioxide Removal to De-escalate Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Severe COVID-19 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2024.

Song C, Weingarten N, Rekhtman D, Iyengar A, Patel M, Herbst DA, Helmers M, Cevasco M, Atluri P.: Center Volume Predicts Improved Early Outcomes in Multiorgan Heart Transplantation. Transplant Proc 2024.

DePaolo J, Iyengar A, Cohen S, Kelly JJ, Spelde AE, Wald J, Mackay EJ, Ibrahim M, Usman AA, Cevasco M.: Placement of Temporary Left Ventricular Assist Device Using Monitored Anesthesia Care and Regional Anesthesia. JACC Case Rep 26: 102067, Oct 2023.

Rekhtman D, Iyengar A, Song C, Weingarten N, Shin M, Patel M, Herbst DA, Helmers M, Cevasco M, Atluri P.: Emerging Racial Differences in Heart Transplant Waitlist Outcomes for Patients on Temporary Mechanical Circulatory Support. Am J Cardiol 204: 234-241, Oct 2023.

Shin M, Iyengar A, Helmers MR, Song C, Rekhtman D, Kelly JJ, Weingarten N, Patrick WL, Cevasco M.: Non-inferior outcomes in lower urgency patients transplanted with extended criteria donor hearts. J Heart Lung Transplant Sep 2023.

Kim ST, Iyengar A, Helmers MR, Weingarten N, Rekhtman D, Song C, Shin M, Cevasco M, Atluri P.: Heart Retransplantation Under the 2018 Adult Heart Allocation Policy. Ann Thorac Surg Sep 2023.

Shin M, Iyengar A, Helmers MR, Weingarten N, Patrick WL, Rekhtman D, Song C, Kelly JJ, Cevasco M.: Decreased survival of simultaneous heart-kidney transplant recipients in the new heart allocation era. J Heart Lung Transplant Aug 2023.

Schurr JW, Sigal I, Usman A, Patel P, Lefebvre B, Kurcik K, Atluri P, Acker M, Bermudez C, Rame JE, Hanff T, Cevasco M, Wald J.: Effect of Anesthesia Induction on Cardiac Hemodynamics in Patients Undergoing Durable Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: The EACH-LVAD Study. ASAIO J 69: 907-914, Aug 2023.

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