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Cardiac Surgery Consultant Arie Blitz

Cardiac Surgeon
2101 S. Dominique Drive
Pharr (HIDALGO) TX 78577
phone: 216-798-2260

Arie Blitz, MD, MBA, FACC, is a Cardiac Surgeon with 20 years of experience performing the full spectrum of cardiac surgery with excellent outcomes.

Background - Internationally renowned for his expertise, Dr. Blitz has held academic positions as the Professor and Chief of Cardiac Surgery at the University of Cincinnati. Prior to that, he was Director of the Mechanical Circulatory Support and Heart Transplantation Program at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland.  

An accomplished speaker and author, Dr. Blitz has been invited to present his findings annually at international conferences, including the Clinical Update in Anesthesiology, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine for Cardiac Surgery, and The New Orleans Conference for Cardiac Surgery. He has one of the world's most-viewed cardiac surgery video site (all surgeries personally performed and narrated by Dr. Blitz). See:

Education / Training: - Undergraduate: Cornell University - Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine - MBA: Weatherhead School of Case Western Reserve - JD (2020): Purdue Global University online

Litigation Support - Dr. Blitz has 5 years of experience as a medical expert. His services include medical record review for causation and medical malpractice, thorough reporting, deposition, and trial testimony as needed. Dr. Blitz's expertise covers the full range of cardiac surgery, including:

  • General Cardiac Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Valve Repair and Replacement
  • Aortic Dissection Repair
  • Thoracic Aneurysm Repair
  • Cardiac Tumors
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • ECMO
  • Heart Transplantation