Louis A. Lanza, MD, is a cardiothoracic surgeon at Mayo Clinic in Arizona with over 25 years of clinical practice experience. He specializes in adult reconstructive and reparative cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac transplantation and mechanical ventricular assist device therapy for end-stage heart disease. He earned his medical degree at Loyola University, completed his general surgery residency at the University of Michigan, and his cardiothoracic surgery residency at Texas Heart Institute. Before joining Mayo Clinic in Arizona in 1995, he was an assistant professor of cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Iowa. Dr. Lanza is certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and is a member of multiple surgical professional societies.
U.S. News & World Report names Mayo Clinic the #1 hospital in Arizona and #20 nationally for cardiology and heart surgery.