Patrick DeValeria, M.D., is the director of Extracorporeal Life Support Program, Surgical Director of the Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support Programs, and chair of the Division of Cardiovascular surgery at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. He is also an assistant professor of surgery at Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine and a consultant for the department of cardiothoracic surgery.
Dr. DeValeria specializes in the surgical treatment of cardiovascular diseases, including thoracic aortic aneurysm, coronary artery disease and heart valve disease. Additionally, his interests include minimally invasive valve surgery, valve repair and cardiac transplantation.
Dr. DeValeria earned his medical degree at Stanford University School of Medicine, completed his training in surgery at The John Hopkins Hospitals and a thoracic transplant fellowship at Stanford University School of Medicine. He has been with Mayo Clinic since 1999.
Dr. DeValeria is Board Certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and member of multiple professional societies including The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation.
U.S. News & World Report names Mayo Clinic the #1 hospital in Arizona and #22 nationally for cardiology and heart surgery.