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Department Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Aorta Center
  • Aorta Graft
  • Aorta Surgery
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
  • Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts
  • Atherosclerosis Surgery
  • Atrial Fibrillation Center
  • Atrial Septal Defect Closure
  • Bypass Surgery
  • Bypass Surgery Re-operation
  • Cardiac Oncology
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardio-Oncology Center
  • Cardiovascular Surgery Department
  • Complex Aorta Surgery
  • Congenital Heart Surgery in Adults
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Reoperation
  • David Procedure
  • David Reimplantation Operation
  • Endovascular Aorta Treatment - Abdominal
  • Endovascular Aorta Treatment - Thoracic
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Surgery for Marfan Syndrome
  • Heart Surgery Reoperation
  • Heart Valve Repair and Replacement
  • Heart Valve Surgery
  • High Risk Reoperation Surgery
  • Infective Endocarditis Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Modified David's Reimplantation Procedure
  • Myectomy
  • Off Pump Bypass Surgery
  • Off Pump Heart Surgery
  • Percutaneous and Endoscopic Interventions for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Percutaneous Valve Repair and Replacement
  • Percutaneous Valve Treatment
  • Pericardiectomy
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Pericardium Surgery
  • Pulmonary Autotransplant
  • Pulmonary Vein Ablation Procedure
  • Radial Artery and Saphenous Vein Harvesting
  • Removal of Atrial Myxoma
  • Removal of Cardiac Tumors
  • Reoperation Valve Surgery
  • Reoperative Heart Surgery
  • Stent Grafting
  • Surgery for Infective Endocarditis
  • Surgery for Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Surgical Ablation Of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Surgical Procedures for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Surgical Treatment Of Adult Acquired Heart Disease
  • Surgical Treatment Of Thoracic And Cardiovascular Disease
  • Surgical Treatment Of Valve Endocarditis
  • Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Section
  • Thoracic Aorta Surgery
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Thoraco-Abdominal Aortic Repair/Reconstruction
  • Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization
  • Valve Sparing Surgery
  • Valve Surgery
View all 74 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acquired Adult Cardiac Disease
  • Acquired Valve Disease
  • Amyloidosis
  • Aneurysms
  • Aorta Disease
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Aortic Insufficiency
  • Aortic Regurgitation
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Atherosclerosis (vascular)
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Septal Defects
  • Cancer and the Heart
  • Cancer Heart Disease
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Coarctation Of The Aorta
  • Collagen Vascular Disease
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Valve Disease
  • Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Constrictive-Pericarditis
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Dissection Of The Aorta
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Heart Valve Infections
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Infected Grafts
  • Infective Endocarditis
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Myxomas
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Pericarditis
  • Pulmonary Artery Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonic Regurgitation
  • Pulmonic Stenosis
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Tricuspid Regurgitation
  • Tricuspid Stenosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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Biography

About Eric Roselli, MD

Eric Roselli, MD, is Chief of Adult Cardiac Surgery, Director of the Aorta Center and a Staff Surgeon in the Cleveland Clinic Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and on the teaching faculty at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

Specialty/Clinical Interests: Adult Cardiac surgery, surgery for thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection including endovascular treatment, Aortic valve repair and replacement including minimally invasive and percutaneous treatment, high-risk reoperation surgery, aortic related congenital issues, and surgery for cardiovascular tumors

Number of Procedures Performed: Cleveland Clinic performs more than 4,000 heart surgeries each year. All Cleveland Clinic cardiac surgeons complete between 300-400 cardiac cases per year. Of these, Dr. Roselli performs approximately 350, including minimally invasive aortic valve repair, complex aorta operations and transcatheter procedures.

Success rates: Among top US hospitals for cardiac surgery, Cleveland Clinic’s volume is the highest with the best quality outcomes. You can view success rates for specific procedures at http://my.clevelandclinic.org/heart/about-heart-vascular-institute/treatment-outcomes.aspx

Education and Training: Dr. Roselli did his undergraduate work at the University of Michigan, where he received the David J. Hallisey Memorial Academic Scholarship. He received his medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, graduating in 1997 "with distinction." He completed residencies in both surgery and thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at Cleveland Clinic, followed by additional training in catheter-based interventions and endovascular surgery. He was appointed to Cleveland Clinic in 2005 in the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Publications and Speaking: He has authored or co-authored over 150 book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed journals on root, arch, and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms, endovascular aortic surgery, reoperative cardiac surgery, aortic valve disease, cardiac tumors, cardiac CT, atrial fibrillation and transcatheter device development. Dr. Roselli participates in the peer review process as a reviewer and served as guest editor for prestigious medical journals.

Dr Roselli's research is focused on thoracic aortic dissection and aneurysms, and aortic valve and multi-valve disease. Specifically, his projects are directed at improving and developing safer and less invasive approaches to treat patients with these problems. He is regularly invited to present information about his research at medical and surgical conferences worldwide.

Dr. Roselli is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American College of Cardiology.  He has served as a chairman and member of the program committee for multiple national meetings, co-authored practice guidelines for the treatment of patients with cardiovascular diseases, and is an active member of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. 

About Dr. Roselli: “I enjoy my field because every day within a matter of a few short minutes, I have the privilege of helping a patient and their family during one of the most important events of their life, making the decision to proceed with a potentially lifesaving operation. I never lose site of the trust that people put in our team to take care of their loved one like we would our own family member.

Leisure time activities: In his leisure time, Dr. Roselli likes to spend time with his family, skiing and boating

Videos: To learn more about Dr. Roselli and his expertise, watch the videos listed at the top of this page or those listed on HeartValveSurgery.com:

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2005

Education & Fellowships

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Thoracic Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
2005

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
2002

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
1998

Medical Education - Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
Chicago, IL USA
1997

Undergraduate - University of Michigan
Science/Philosophy
Ann Arbor, MI USA
1993

Additional Training

  • Endovascular Surgery Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic

Certifications

  • Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Specialty Interests

Adult Cardiac surgery, surgery for thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection including endovascular treatment, Aortic valve repair and replacement including minimally invasive and percutaneous treatment, high-risk reoperation surgery, aortic related congenital issues, and surgery for cardiovascular tumors

Awards & Honors

  • 2015: Thoracic Surgery Residents Association Dwight C McGoon National Teaching Award
  • 2015; Sones Favaloro Award for Disease Centers and IPU Development
  • 2008, 2011: Bruce W. Lytle Master Clinical Instructor Award (Teacher of the Year)
  • 2005:  Dr. Charles H. Bryan Annual Award for Clinical Excellence in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic

Innovations & Patents

  • Dr. Roselli is one of only a few "hybrid" specialists trained in both open surgical and interventional techniques for the treatment of complex structural heart (aortic and mitral valve) and thoracic aortic disease (aneurysms and dissection).   He has been instrumental in the development of several new less invasive approaches used to treat complex cardiovascular disease.
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Eric Roselli, MD.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 5/3/2021, Dr. Roselli has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Roselli receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • W.L. Gore and Associates, Inc
  • CryoLife, Inc.
  • Edwards Lifesciences LLC

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

173 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

32 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 20, 2022

Dr. Roselli was excelent.

Reviewed on May 11, 2022

Dr. Roselli is always spot on with his assessment of the situation and I am lucky to have been able to have him follow my condition so carefully over the last few years.

Reviewed on May 9, 2022

Dr Roselli treated me with great respect. He explained very clearly all the factors that he would consider in selecting the best treatment option for my particular situation, age and current health. He listened very well and responded very clearly to all my concerns. Although I had never met him before Dr Roselli made me feel that my care and best outcome were of utmost Importance to him.

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2022

Dr. Roselli is an excellent communicator and just a really decent person. I appreciated his easy rapport, his genuine interest in my heart, and his personable nature. It is also apparent that he is quite brilliant and loves what he does.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2022

It is always a blessing to meet in person or over video with Dr. Roselli. And a blessing to have him as my surgeon and follow up doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2022

Wonderful personal attention and care and time taken exceptional. Alway. And from the best heart surgeon in the world and this is literal is beyond words a blessing. God bless Dr. Roselli.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2022

I will always go to Cleveland Clinic for all my heart issues. Highly recommend to anyone. *Dr. Roselli is amazing. He is not only a amazing surgeon, he is compassionate and down to earth. Just talking to him put my mind at ease about my surgery.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2022

Dr Roselli was very helpful, He definitely is my choice for surgery when I need it

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2022

Doctor was great, his team not so great, slow to follow up and not very helpful in getting my history together for the Doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2022

Our meeting could not have gone better. I would recommend anyone in my situation to Dr. Roselli and the Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022

Dr. Roselli, his staff and support staff are outstanding. I didn't get a chance to meet Jeanna, Dr. Roselli's assistant, but I wanted to personally thank her for everything she did for me prior to arriving at CC. Maybe next year I'll get the pleasure to thank her in person. Also Dr. Hubbard and his assistant thank you for answering several I had prior to arriving. A huge thank you to Dr. Roselli for taking the time to meet with Sue and I explaining what is currently going on with my aneurysm and future action down the road. He and everyone we came in contact with are very special people. God Bless <><

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2022

Fantastic care and personal interest the Doctor gave

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2022

Dr. Roselli is wonderful. Besides being an excellent physician and an expert in his field, he is a truly kind man who cares deeply about his patients!

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2021

This was my first visit with Dr. Roselli. He exemplified the positive attributes I was made aware of.He made me feel very comfortable and secure in his care.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2021

Dr Roselli was fabulous in explaining what needs to be done and a timeline

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2021

Dr. Roselli is simply the best.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2021

Doctor Roselli is wonderful. He really listened to me, and I know that I will be in good hands when I need heart surgery.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

I now have the utmost confidence that choosing to see Dr. Roselli for my heart surgery was the right choice. He is extremely confident and conveys his team's competence. Very comforting in making this life impacting decision.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

I have had excellent results from my surgery performed by Dr. Roselli and would highly recommend him for anyone needing bicuspid aortic and aneurysm surgery. Job well done!

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

Dr. Roselli is the best. He's an excellent surgeon with a warm bedside manner who is very calming as you enter the surgical area.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2021

Dr Roselli is the best!

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

Dr. Roselli was great. We did not feel rushed and he spent a great deal of time with us answering all of our questions. He made us feel like we were his only patient.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2021

Great dr.s.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2021

Waited 2 hours for the Doctor

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2021

I am very satisfied with the work of Dr Eric Roselli! Thank you for asking.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2021

Dr Roseli is an excellent physician. He is vey caring and personable. I am so glad to have received consultation from Dr Roseli. I would recommend him to all patients wholeheartedly.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2021

Dr. Roselli and other medical support staff were professional and exceptional in their service

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2021

Dr. Eric Roselli and the office staff provided excellent service and care. I have had two heart surgeries that Dr. Eric Roselli performed since April 2020, which give me a quality of life I would not have had otherwise, as well with the heart surgery performed April 2021, he saved my life after a 14 hour surgery involving major complications. I have no words, the skill that Dr Roselli possesses is exemplary, and my recommendation and review is highly recommended and his care, compassion for patients and their families is so heartfelt and intentional.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2021

As I've mentioned in this review, I highly recommend Dr Eric Roselli, and the providers at the Cleveland Clinic. In considering the trauma of 5 surgeries and life threatening illness, my thanks and gratitude cannot be measured or spoken in words. My life has been givena second chance and I owe that to the exemplary care provided and extremely skilled surgeons.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2021

Dr Roselli provided all the time we needed and clearly answered all of my questions. Never felt rushed, and he made sure that we were comfortable with direction and evaluation.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2021

1, 3. 100%. 2. The billing process is confusing. I called recently and was told hat I don't owe anything AT THIS TIME and that it is still being sorted out. I want to pay ASAP! 4. Incredible! *Laura Sullivan, nurse coordinator for *Dr. Eric Roselli moved mountains to have me admitted. I owe my life to her and *Dr. Roselli and *Dr. Jared Rowse.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2021

I don't have enough praise for the physicians and doctors. They answered all my questions in detail and with patience.

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