Louis A. Lanza MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Mayo Clinic Arizona with over 25 years of clinical practice experience. His interests include all aspects of adult reconstructive and reparative Cardiothoracic surgery, as well as cardiac transplantation and mechanical ventricular assist device therapy for the treatment of end stage heart disease and congestive heart failure.
Dr. Lanza earned his medical degree at Loyola University in Chicago in 1981, completed his General Surgery Residency at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 1988, and his Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency at Texas Heart Institute in Houston, Texas in 1991. Prior to joining the surgical staff at Mayo Clinic Arizona in 1995, he was Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa.
Dr. Lanza is Board Certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, and is a member of various surgical professional societies, including the American College of Surgeons and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
U.S. News & World Report names Mayo Clinic the #1 hospital in Arizona and #22 nationally for cardiology and heart surgery.