Pirooz Eghtesady, MD

Pirooz Eghtesady, MD

Thoracic Surgery Saint Louis, MO

Professor, Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine


Office Address

  • 1 Childrens Pl
    Ste 5s50
    Saint Louis, MO 63110
    Phone: (314) 454-6165
    Fax: (314) 454-2381

Pirooz Eghtesady, MD

Thoracic Surgery Saint Louis, MO

Professor, Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Thoracic Surgery: Pediatric Cardiac
  • Clinical Interests: Heart Transplantation; Lung Transplantation; Assisted Circulation; Fetal Heart; Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome; Treatment Outcome; Quality Control

Education & Training

  • Johns Hopkins UniversityJohns Hopkins University
  • Stanford UniversityStanford University
  • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLADavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • University of California

Certifications & Licensure

  • MO State Medical LicenseMO State Medical License2011 - 2016
  • OH State Medical LicenseOH State Medical LicenseActive through 2013
  • American Board of Thoracic SurgeryThoracic & Cardiac Surgery
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery
  • American Board of Thoracic SurgeryCongenital Cardiac Surgery

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • First Emerson Chair in Pediatric Cardiothoracic SurgerySt. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine, 2014
    • Regional Top DoctorCastle Connolly, 2014
    • Young Investigator Abstract AwardAmerican Heart Association, 2013

    Publications & Presentations

    PubMed

    Journal Articles

    • Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society Association of Pulmonary Conduit type and size with durability in infants and young children  Poynter JA, Eghtesady P, McCrindle BW, Walters HL 3rd, Kirshbom PM, Blackstone EH, Husain SA, Overman DM, Austin EH, Karamlou T, Lodge AJ, St Louis JD, Gruber PJ, Ziem..., Ann Thorac Surg, 11/1/2013
    • Liver cirrhosis in Fontan patients does not affect 1-year post-heart transplant mortality or markers of liver function  Simpson KE, Esmaeeli A, Khanna G, White F, Turmelle Y, Eghtesady P, Boston U, Canter CE, J Heart Lung Transplant, 10/25/2013
    • Paracorporeal Lung Assist Device: An Innovative Surgical Strategy for Bridging to Lung Transplant in an Infant with Severe Pulmonary Hypertension Caused by Alveolar Ca...  Boston UM, Fehr J, Gazit A, Eghtesady P, J. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 10/1/2013

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Encyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Diseases Chapter: Hyoplastic Left Heart Syndrome 
      Eghtesady P
      Editors: .Springer-Verlag Publishing, Heidelberg, Germany
      2008
    • The Intern Survival Guide to the Stanford Cardiac Surgery Service  
      Eghtesady P, Stevens J
      Editors: .
      1994
    • The Function of gamma-delta T-lymphocytes and Te Non-classical Class I Molecules  
      Eghtesady P and Kronenberg M
      Editors: .University of California Publishing, Los Angeles, CA
      1992

    Abstracts/Posters

    • Rates and Impact of Potentially Preventable Readmissions at Children's Hospitals Gay JC, Agrawal R, Auger K, Del Beccaro M, Eghtesady P, Fieldston E, Golias J, Hain P, Harris M, McClead R, Morse R, Neuman M, Simon H, Tejedor-Sojo J,Teurfel II R, Sh..., The American Academy of Pediatrics Annual National Conference and Exhibition; Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Orlando, FL (2013); New Orleans, LA (2013), 8/1/2013
    • Maternal transfer of anti-cardiac myosin antibody induces dilated cardiomyopathy and underdevelopment of aortic arch in newborn rats Heidari-Bateni G, Goessling L, Brar A, Cunningham M, Eghtesady P, American Heart Association Basic Cardiovascular Sciences, Las Vegas, NV, 7/22/2013
    • Defining the best practice patterns for the neonatal BT shunt procedure Heidari-Bateni G, Norouzi S, Hall M, Eghtesady P, Western Thoracic Surgical Association, 39th Annual Meeting, Coeur d'Alene, ID, 6/26/2013

    Lectures

    • New Pediatric Heart and Lung Assist Devices St Louis, MO - 9/21/2013
    • Humoral Tolerance to Murine Cardiac Allografts by Targeting the Critical Homeostatic Regulatory of B-lymphocyte Section Minneapolis, MN - 5/5/2013
    • Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult: Evaluation and Management St Louis, MO - 4/20/2013

    Grant Support

    • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: Expression Of RHD In The Fetus?National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
      2011 - 2012
    • Developing An Animal Model Of Hlhs: Role Of Immune Mediated InjuryNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
      2011 - 2011
    • Mechanism Of Vasopressin-Mediated Placental Vascular Resistance After Fetal BypasNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
      2010 - 2010
    • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: Expression Of RHD In The Fetus?National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
      2010 - 2011
    • Mechanism Of Vasopressin-Mediated Placental Vascular Resistance After Fetal BypasNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
      2009 - 2009

    Professional Memberships

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Anthem Blue Access Choice PPO
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Illinois PPO
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • CIGNA PPO
    • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
    • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • HealthLink PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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