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John J. Nigro, MD

Surgical Staff Division and Section Chief, Thoracic & CV Surgery

Office: Phoenix Childrens Medical Group - Thoracic & CV Surgery
Address: 1919 E Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016-7710
Phone: (602) 933-3366
Fax: (602) 933-4166
Professional Affiliations: Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Western Thoracic Surgical Association
Academic Affiliations: Creighton School of Medicine, Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery
Degree/Certifications: MD
Board Certifications: Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Medical School/Education: University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois
Internship: University of Southern California and Los Angeles County Medical Center, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California
Residency: University of Southern California and Los Angeles County Medical Center, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California
Fellowship: University of Southern California and Los Angeles County Medical Center, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California
Research/Special Interests: Neonatal heart surgery and thoracic transplantation
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Selected Bibliography

 

  1. http://ovidsp.ovid.com/ovidweb.cgi?T=JS&CSC=Y&NEWS=N&PAGE=fulltext&D=prem&AN=18814833" target="_blank">Therapeutic options in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a pediatric perspective. Rhee EK. Nigro JJ. Pophal SG. Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine. 10(5):433-41, 2008 Sep. [Journal Article] UI: 18814833 Authors Full Name: Rhee, Edward K. Nigro, John J. Pophal, Stephen G.
  2. http://ovidsp.ovid.com/ovidweb.cgi?T=JS&CSC=Y&NEWS=N&PAGE=fulltext&D=prem&AN=18814833" target="_blank">Prolonged use of dexmedetomidine in the paediatric cardiothoracic intensive care unit. Bejian S. Valasek C. Nigro JJ. Cleveland DC. Willis BC. Cardiology in the Young. 19(1):98-104, 2009 Feb. [Journal Article] UI: 19154626 Authors Full Name. Bejian, Sharon. Valasek, Cassie. Nigro, John J. Cleveland, David C. Willis, Brigham C.
  3. http://ovidsp.ovid.com/ovidweb.cgi?T=JS&CSC=Y&NEWS=N&PAGE=fulltext&D=prem&AN=18814833" target="_blank">Modified superior repair for supracardiac total anomalous pulmonary venous connection in the adult. Nigro JJ. Choi S. Graziano J. Gandy KL. Guerrero-Tiro LM. Cleveland DC. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 84(1):312-3, 2007 Jul. [Journal Article] UI: 17588451 Authors Full Name. Nigro, John J. Choi, Steven. Graziano, Joseph. Gandy, Kimberly Lynn. Guerrero-Tiro, Lourdes M. Cleveland, David C.
  4. http://ovidsp.ovid.com/ovidweb.cgi?T=JS&CSC=Y&NEWS=N&PAGE=fulltext&D=prem&AN=18814833" target="_blank">Proximal conduit obstruction after Sano modified Norwood procedure. Nigro JJ. Bart RD. Derby CD. Sklansky MS. Starnes VA. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 80(5):1924-8, 2005 Nov. [Case Reports. Journal Article] UI: 16242490 Authors Full Name: Nigro, John J. Bart, Robert D. Derby, Christopher D. Sklansky, Mark S. Starnes, Vaughn A.
  5. http://ovidsp.ovid.com/ovidweb.cgi?T=JS&CSC=Y&NEWS=N&PAGE=fulltext&D=prem&AN=18814833" target="_blank">The Ross procedure is an ideal aortic valve replacement operation for the teen patient. Khwaja S. Nigro JJ. Starnes VA. Seminars in Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery. Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual. :173-5, 2005. [Journal Article] UI: 15818374 Authors Full Name: Khwaja, Shamsuddin. Nigro, John J. Starnes, Vaughn A.