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Specialty:

Surgery

Secondary Specialty:

Pediatric Surgery
Cardiac Surgery

Education:

MD, Faculdade De Ciencias Medicas E Biologicas UNESP Botucatu, Brazil

Residency:

Hospital Servidor Publico Estadual
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Fellowships:

Cleveland Clinic Hospital
Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Clinic Hospital
Cleveland, OH

Affiliations:

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Languages:

Spanish
Portuguese

Jose Pedro da Silva, MD

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Surgical Director, Center for Valve Therapy, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Visiting Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

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Biography

Research Interests

  • Congenital heart disease
  • Heart and heart-lung transplantation

Clinical Specialties

  • Adult cardiac surgery
  • Pediatric cardiac surgery

View Dr. da Silva's full list of publications from PubMed.

Biography Summary

Dr. da Silva comes to Pittsburgh to help establish the new Center for Valve Therapy at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. Dr. da Silva is internationally recognized as the creator of the cone procedure for Ebstein’s anomaly. The cone procedure has been the worldwide standard for the surgical treatment of Ebstein’s anomaly for years. As part of the Heart Institute, the Center for Valve Therapy is dedicated to the care of children and adults with congenital heart defects that involve absent or poorly functioning heart valves.

Clinical Specialties

  • Developer of the Cone Technique, an innovative procedure for tricuspid valve repair in Ebstein’s anomaly

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