Mario FL Gaudino

Professor in Cardiothoracic Surgery


Weill Cornell Medicine | NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital


Dr. Mario Gaudino is the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Professor in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine. In addition, he serves as the Assistant Dean for Clinical Trials, Director for the JCTO, and the Director of Translational and Clinical Research for the Department of CT Surgery. Throughout his career, he has published more than 600 peer-reviewed manuscripts in high impact journals as well as numerous book chapters. He is currently the lead investigator of several international, randomized trials: ROMA, ROMA:Women, STICH3C, ODIN, PALACS, and EPIC. As a known advocate for scientific integrity and surgical quality, Dr. Gaudino is often called upon to serve on guideline writing committees to help set standards for cardiac surgery. Along with his expert knowledge in CABG including the use of multiple arterial grafting, he also specializes in structural heart disease, valvular dysfunction and complex aortic procedures.