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Juan Crestanello
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Juan Crestanello, MD, is an associate professor of surgery and interim director of the Division of Cardiac Surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Dr. Crestanello earned his medical degree from the University of the Republic of Uruguay Medical School. He completed surgical residencies at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia and the University of Maryland in Baltimore. In addition, Dr. Crestanello completed his residency in thoracic surgery at Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education in Rochester, Minn.

Dr. Crestanello’s research on mitochondria production of reactive oxygen species has been NIH funded through the American College of Surgeons and the Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education since 2006. Dr. Crestanello was also part of a collaborative effort to establish the Structural Heart Disease Program for the treatment and evaluation of patients with heart valve disease and adult congenital pathologies.

His research interests include robotic and minimally invasive valve surgery, as well as hybrid coronary revascularization. Dr. Crestanello’s clinical research includes mitral valve annuloplasty in patients with low ejection fraction and the characterization of hyponatremia during cardiac surgery and its effects on outcomes.

Highlights

  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014

Medical Degree

  • M.D.
    University of the Republic Uruguay
    6/30/1991

Residencies

  • General Surgery
    University of Maryland Health Center
    7/1/1999 - 6/30/2001
  • General Surgery
    MCP Hahnemann University College of Medicine
    7/1/1996 - 6/30/1999

Additional languages I speak

  • Spanish

Specialties and conditions I treat

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart-Assist Devices
  • Device Removal
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures
  • Robotics
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Cardiac Valve Annuloplasty
  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic, Familial
  • Aorta, Thoracic
  • Aortic Arch Syndromes
  • Heart Failure, Diastolic
  • Heart Failure, Systolic
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Coronary Artery Bypass, Off-Pump
  • Pericardiectomy
  • Aortic Valve Prolapse
  • Aortopulmonary Septal Defect
  • Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumping
  • Sinus of Valsalva
  • Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Aortic Valve
  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Transplantation

Locations where I practice

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More about my work

My background

Fellowship

  • Thoracic Surgery
    Mayo Clinic
    6/30/2001 - 6/24/2004

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery
12/16/2010

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
6/10/2005

My Department

Surgery

My Division

Cardiac Surgery