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Domenico Calcaterra, MD, Thoracic Surgery, Minneapolis, MN, Bethesda Hospital East


Thoracic Surgery Minneapolis, MN

Cardiovascular Surgery

Associate Professor University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Department of Surgery

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  • Board Certified in Cardiothoracic Surgery and General Surgery

Education & Training

  • Texas Heart Institute/Baylor College of Medicine
    Texas Heart Institute/Baylor College of MedicineFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2007 - 2008
  • University of Miami/Jackson Health System
    University of Miami/Jackson Health SystemFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2005 - 2007
  • Yale-New Haven Medical Center
    Yale-New Haven Medical CenterResidency, Surgery, 2001 - 2005
  • University of Rome
    University of RomePhD, 1997 - 2000
  • University of Rome
    University of RomePhD, 1997 - 2000
  • Sapienza University of Rome
    Sapienza University of RomeClass of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License Current
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2006 - 2025
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2019 - 2021
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 2014 - 2021
  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 2012 - 2015
  • IA State Medical License
    IA State Medical License 2008 - 2014
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians
  • Minnesota Best Doctors 2016
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2011
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Publications & Presentations


Books/Book Chapters


  • [Board 475] Growth and Re-Intervention of Residual Aortic Arch and Descending Aorta After Type A Dissection Repair
    Domenico Calcaterra, 2019 ACC Scientific Session & Expo, New Orleans, New Orleans, 3/18/2019
  • Importance of blood conservation in cardiac surgery and implication on the care of patients refusing blood product transfusions.
    D. Calcaterra, International Conference on Hematology and Blood Disorders (Hematology-2013), Raleigh, NC, 9/22/2013
  • Arch involvement in type-A acute aortic dissections does not require total arch replacement. Follow-up in 74 patients and mathematical computer aortic flow model predi...
    D. Calcaterra et. Al, Abstract at the Aortic Symposium, New York, NY, 1/1/2012
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  • Use of Fibrin sealant. 
    St. Louis, MO
  • Thoraco-abdominal Aortic Aneurysms. 
    Indianapolis, IN - 8/1/2013
  • The Evolution of Cardiac Surgery. 
    Indianapolis, IN - 2/1/2013
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  • Value of Extranodal Diffusion of Lymphatic Metastasis in the Staging and Prognosis of Gastric Carcinoma. 
    Calcaterra D, Doctoral Thesis, University of Rome
    Rome, Italy - 1/1/1992

Press Mentions

  • Domenico Calcaterra MD
    Domenico Calcaterra MDApril 20th, 2023
  • Dr. Domenico Calcaterra
    Dr. Domenico CalcaterraApril 20th, 2023
  • Physician Domenico Calcaterra’s Reference
    Physician Domenico Calcaterra’s ReferenceJune 24th, 2023

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