Christian Bermudez, MD
Dr. Bermudez is Chief, Thoracic Transplant Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center. He obtained his MD and had residencies in general, cardiothoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the University of Chile in Santiago, Chile. He had further fellowship training in cardiac surgery at the Mayo Clinic and in cardiothoracic transplantation and ventricular support at the University of Pittsburgh. He has been on the faculty of the University of Pittsburgh since 2006 and from 2013-2015 was Chief of Cardiothoracic Transplantation at Pittsburgh. His research and clinical interests are in thoracic transplantation ECMO and ventricular support devices. In these fields he has published 88 peer reviewed papers.