Alexander Brescia

Assistant Professor of Surgery

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    Research interests

    Studying the impact of the rapid dissemination of transcatheter technology (e.g., TAVR) on access, outcomes, and resource utilization in cardiac surgery. Evaluating acute postoperative opioid prescribing and new persistent opioid use in cardiothoracic surgical patients, as well as adult cardiac and aortic surgery clinical outcomes.

    Clinical interests

    Adult cardiac surgery, aortic dissection, aortic valve repair and replacement, aortic annular enlargement, aortic root repair and replacement, ascending aortic replacement, aortic arch replacement, aortopathies, complex aortic surgery, coronary artery bypass grafting, mitral valve repair and replacement, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), tricuspid valve repair and replacement, valvular heart disease


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