Rodolfo Rocha

AHMAD MAKHDOUM

Rodolfo was born and raised in Brazil and decided to pursue Cardiac Surgery training and a PhD in Toronto, with the objectives to become an academic surgeon.

Besides work, Rodolfo enjoys following the best soccer team in the world from his hometown, the Atletico Mineiro!

  • EDUCATION AND TRAINING

    • Medical School (2003 - 2009) Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
    • Research Fellowship (2010 - 2012) University of Pittsburgh Cardiac Surgery Division
    • Cardiac Surgery Residency (2012 - 2016) Biocor Institute
    • PhD graduate student (2016 - 2020) University of Toronto
  • CLINICAL INTERESTS

    • Aortic Surgery
    • Multiarterial Grafting
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS

    • Aortic Surgery
    • Multiarterial Grafting
    • Population-Based Studies
  • PUBLICATIONS

    • Rocha RV, Manlhiot C, Feindel CM, Yau TM, Mueller B, David TE, Ouzounian M. Surgical enlargement of the aortic root does not increase the operative risk of aortic valve replacement. Circulation. 2018; 137:1585-1594
    • Rocha RV, Tam DY, Karkhanis R, Nedadur R, Fang J, Tu JV, Gaudino M, Royse A, Fremes SE. Multiple arterial grafting is associated with better outcomes for coronary artery bypass grafting patients. Circulation. 2018; 138:2081-2090
    • Rocha RV, Tam DY, Karkhanis R, Wang X, Austin PC, Ko DT, Gaudino M, Royse A, Fremes SE. Long-term Outcomes Associated With Total Arterial Revascularization vs Non-Total Arterial Revascularization. JAMA Cardiol. 2020; 5:507-514
    • Rocha RV, Lindsay TF, Lee DS, Austin PC, Al-Omran, M, Forbes TL, Ouzounian M. Outcomes following endovascular versus open thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: a population-based study. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019; 25:S0022-5223(19)32195-6
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Contact Us

  • Chair: Dr. Terrence Yau
  • Divisional Program Administraton: Julie Wei

Toronto General Hospital
200 Elizabeth St., 4NU-432
Toronto, On M5G 2C4

Phone:
(416) 340 – 4800 Ext. 5275
Fax:
(416) 340 – 4385
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