Treatment & Services
- Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
- Aortic Valve Surgery
- Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts
- Cardiac Surgery
- Cardiovascular Surgery Department
- Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (cabg) Surgery
- Heart Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgeries
- Regional Heart and Vascular
- Valve Surgery
- Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Abnormal Heart Rhythms
- Acquired Adult Cardiac Disease
- Acquired Valve Disease
- Aorta Disease
- Atrial Fibrillation
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Dissection Of The Aorta
- Esophageal Cancer
- Lung Cancer
- Mitral Valve Prolapse
- Mitral Valve Stenosis
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Ann Arbor, MI USA
Residency - University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Cleveland, OH USA
Fellowship - Massachusetts General Hospital
Cardiovascular Research Fellow
Boston, MA USA
Internship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical Education - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD USA
Undergraduate - Tufts University
Medford, MA USA
- President of Medical Staff, Parma Community General Hospital, 2006-2008
- Chairman, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Parma Community General Hospital
- Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Aortic Valve Replacement, Mitral Valve Repair, Mitral Valve Replacement, Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Lung Resection, Thoracoscopic/Robotic Surgery, Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation, Surgery of the Mediastinum.
- American College of Surgeons
- Society of Thoracic Surgeons
- American College of Chest Physicians
- Diplomate, American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Research & Publications
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61 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
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6 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Jul 27, 2022
Dr. Lahorra was very kind and caring. He explained his plan at my lev as a retired health care professional. I am very happy to have him available to provide me on going care!
Reviewed on Jul 20, 2022
Dr.Lahorra was very professional as well as personable. He explained my upcoming surgery thoroughly and drew pictures of what he's going to do.
Reviewed on Jun 4, 2022
Was very surprise to see *Dr. Lahora checking on me while I was on dialysis unexpected visit.
Reviewed on Mar 24, 2022
Dr. Lahorra is an excellent listener and is quite willing to discuss the treatment and care he recommends.
Reviewed on Feb 9, 2022
Dr Lahora was very professional, explained everything to the tee ! Rn's were very good
Reviewed on Jan 30, 2022
The physicians' knowledge and expertise is clearly evident in my diagnosis, surgery and care.
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