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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.



American Family Children's Hospital
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American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 890-5700 | (800) 323-8942 | 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
Von Bergen NH Anagnostopoulos PV Commentary: What is invisible to the eye could be seen through the heart: How advancements to the visualization of the conduction tissue can improve surgical and electrophysiology procedures. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg . 2020 Aug;160(2):500-501
[PubMed ID: 32279964]
Pettit KA Schreiter NA Lushaj EB Hermsen JL Wilhelm M Mahon ACR Nelson KL DeGrave JJ Marka N Anagnostopoulos PV Prophylactic Peritoneal Drainage is Associated with Improved Fluid Output after Congenital Heart Surgery. Pediatr Cardiol . 2020 Jul 30;
[PubMed ID: 32734528]
Anagnostopoulos PV Commentary: What can be learned from a case report, or the importance of a well-rounded education. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg . 2020 Jun;159(6):e343
[PubMed ID: 31420147]
Anagnostopoulos PV Ralphe JC Greenberg C Commentary: Regionalization of Congenital Heart Care in the United States: Small Improvements in Outcomes-But at What Expense? Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg . 2020 Spring;32(1):138-139
[PubMed ID: 31628994]
Hermsen JL Roldan-Alzate A Anagnostopoulos PV Three-dimensional printing in congenital heart disease. J Thorac Dis . 2020 Mar;12(3):1194-1203
[PubMed ID: 32274200]
Lushaj EB Hermsen J Leverson G MacLellan-Tobert SG Nelson K Amond K Anagnostopoulos PV Beyond 30 Days: Analysis of Unplanned Readmissions During the First Year Following Congenital Heart Surgery. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg . 2020 Mar;11(2):177-182
[PubMed ID: 32093562]
Hermsen JL Okorie UC Srinivasan S Schreiter NA Anagnostopoulos PV A unique indication for the senning procedure: Atrioventricular discordance with ventriculoarterial concordance. J Card Surg . 2020 Feb;35(2):444-446
[PubMed ID: 31793037]
Lushaj EB Bartlett HL Lamers LJ Arndt S Hermsen J Ralphe JC Anagnostopoulos PV Technical Performance Score Predicts Perioperative Outcomes in Complex Congenital Heart Surgery Performed in a Small-to-Medium-Volume Program. Pediatr Cardiol . 2020 Jan;41(1):88-93
[PubMed ID: 31676956]
Schreiter NA McCarthy DP Fiedler AG Young N Demarais D Anagnostopoulos PV Hermsen JL Helpful sternal wound vacuum-assisted closure techniques in two open chest situations: Central extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and sternal infection. J Card Surg . 2019 Nov;34(11):1150-1153
[PubMed ID: 31441530]
Schlueter SM Wilhelm M Anagnostopoulos PV Al-Subu AM Pulmonary Embolism in a Neonate Following Modified Norwood Procedure With Sano Shunt. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg . 2019 Sep;10(5):638-640
[PubMed ID: 31496419]
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]