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Surgeon in Chief, American Family Children's Hospital
Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Anagnostopoulos is certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He completed two fellowships, one in cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and a second in pediatric cardiac surgery at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Dr. Anagnostopoulos received his MD from the University of Athens Medical School, Greece. His clinical interests include pediatric congenital heart surgery and minimally invasive heart surgery.


Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Pediatric Heart Care


American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 890-5700 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Congenital Cardiac Surgery
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, University of California San Francisco Medical Center , San Francisco, CA, 2004-2006

Residency Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Internship Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
Medical School University of Athens Medical School, Greece

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Dr. Anagnostopoulos' research interests include coagulopathy associated with supraceliac aortic clamping and development of rapid deployment extracorporeal life support program.

PubMed Articles
Rutkowski DR Barton G François CJ Bartlett HL Anagnostopoulos PV Roldán-Alzate A Analysis of cavopulmonary and cardiac flow characteristics in fontan Patients: Comparison with healthy volunteers. J Magn Reson Imaging . 2019 Jun;49(6):1786-1799
[PubMed ID: 30635978]
Bates ML Anagnostopoulos PV Nygard C Torgeson J Reichert J Galambos C Eldridge MW Lamers LJ Consequences of an early catheter-based intervention on pulmonary artery growth and right ventricular myocardial function in a pig model of pulmonary artery stenosis. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv . 2018 Jul;92(1):78-87
[PubMed ID: 29602248]
Lamers L Jimenez EE Allen C Hoyme D Lushaj EB Anagnostopoulos PV Intraoperative Completion Angiogram May Be Superior to Transesophageal Echocardiogram for Detection of Pulmonary Artery Residual Lesions in Congenital Heart Surgery. Pediatr Cardiol . 2018 Jun;39(5):884-891
[PubMed ID: 29525903]
Brown ME Zhou Y McIntosh BE Norman IG Lou HE Biermann M Sullivan JA Kamp TJ Thomson JA Anagnostopoulos PV Burlingham WJ A Humanized Mouse Model Generated Using Surplus Neonatal Tissue. Stem Cell Reports . 2018 Apr 10;10(4):1175-1183
[PubMed ID: 29576539]
Anagnostopoulos PV Pseudoaneurysm complicating right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery conduit surgery: Why single-center observational studies still matter. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg . 2017 Dec;154(6):2050-2051
[PubMed ID: 28967427]
Thomas MJ Bartlett HL Bassetti MF Lubner SJ Kirvassilis G Anagnostopoulos PV Maloney JD Macke RA Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy in a Patient With Tetralogy of Fallot and Right-Sided Aortic Arch. Ann Thorac Surg . 2017 Jan;103(1):e77-e79
[PubMed ID: 28007281]
Anagnostopoulos PV A large international single-center case-series of coronary artery fistulas in children: When high clinical research standards adopted globally create exciting opportunities for the future. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg . 2016 Oct;152(4):1131-2
[PubMed ID: 27342732]
Lushaj EB Nelson K Amond K Kenny E Badami A Anagnostopoulos PV Timely Post-discharge Telephone Follow-Up is a Useful Tool in Identifying Post-discharge Complications Patients After Congenital Heart Surgery. Pediatr Cardiol . 2016 Aug;37(6):1106-10
[PubMed ID: 27064092]
Anagnostopoulos PV Prediction of severe acute kidney injury after pediatric cardiac surgery with the use of novel biomarkers: A new trend in clinical research and risk stratification. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg . 2016 Jul;152(1):187-8
[PubMed ID: 27343913]
Anagnostopoulos PV A proposed modification of the arterial switch operation: When better may not be the enemy of good. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg . 2016 Jun;151(6):e93-4
[PubMed ID: 27016789]
Anagnostopoulos PV Kenny EC Peterson AL Hagen SA McMurray JS Neonatal Repair in a Patient With Heterotaxy, Truncus Arteriosus, Pulmonary Artery Sling, and Tracheal Stenosis. Ann Thorac Surg . 2015 Dec;100(6):2359-62
[PubMed ID: 26652536]
Anagnostopoulos PV Use of an Extracellular Matrix (CorMatrix) as an Interposition Graft in a Low-Pressure Environment Does Not Work: Are We Asking for Too Much? Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg . 2015 Autumn;27(3):297-8
[PubMed ID: 26708371]
Roldán-Alzate A García-Rodríguez S Anagnostopoulos PV Srinivasan S Wieben O François CJ Hemodynamic study of TCPC using in vivo and in vitro 4D Flow MRI and numerical simulation. J Biomech . 2015 May 1;48(7):1325-30
[PubMed ID: 25841292]
Jeong D Anagnostopoulos PV Roldan-Alzate A Srinivasan S Schiebler ML Wieben O François CJ Ventricular kinetic energy may provide a novel noninvasive way to assess ventricular performance in patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg . 2015 May;149(5):1339-47
[PubMed ID: 25623907]
Anagnostopoulos PV Palliative and corrective surgery in low-weight infants is associated with an increased mortality risk: how can we do better? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg . 2014 Dec;148(6):2515-6
[PubMed ID: 25451500]
Egan KR Srinivasan S Hagen SA Anagnostopoulos PV Late manifestation of coarctation of the aorta after arterial switch operation for D-transposition of the great arteries with intact ventricular septum. Pediatr Cardiol . 2013 Mar;34(3):729-32
[PubMed ID: 22562776]
Watanabe N Anagnostopoulos PV Shinkawa T Johnson N Azakie A Size of the right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery conduit impacts mid-term outcome after the Norwood procedure in patients weighing less than 3 kg. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg . 2012 Nov;144(5):1091-4
[PubMed ID: 22925566]
Anagnostopoulos PV Johnson NC Robertson L Sapru A Azakie A Surgical management of left ventricular outflow tract obstruction. J Card Surg . 2012 Jan;27(1):103-11
[PubMed ID: 22150843]
Shinkawa T Anagnostopoulos PV Johnson NC Presnell L Watanabe N Sapru A Azakie A Early results of the "clamp and sew" Fontan procedure without the use of circulatory support. Ann Thorac Surg . 2011 May;91(5):1453-9
[PubMed ID: 21524454]
Azakie A Johnson NC Anagnostopoulos PV Egrie GD Lavrsen MJ Sapru A Cardiac surgery in low birth weight infants: current outcomes. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg . 2011 Mar;12(3):409-13, discussion 414
[PubMed ID: 21106568]