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Paul J. Pearson, MD, PhD

Professor and Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Location

  • Heart and Vascular Center - Froedtert Hospital
  • 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue
  • Milwaukee, WI 53226

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Overview

Diseases and Conditions

  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis and Insufficiency
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Septal Defect

Treatments and Services

  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • MAZE Procedure for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Mitral, Aortic, Tricuspid and Pulmonary Valve Repair/Replacement
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)
  • Valve Replacement
  • Valve Repair
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

Patients Ages Seen

  • Adult
  • Senior

Languages

  • English

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital – Milwaukee

Board Certifications

  • Surgery
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Clinic Locations

Biography

Dr. Pearson graduated from Wheaton College and received his MD and PhD degrees from Mayo Graduate School of Medicine.  He then completed an NIH-sponsored post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Physiology at Mayo Clinic, followed by his general surgery residency at the Virginia Mason Clinic in Seattle.  He returned to the Mayo Clinic for his cardiothoracic surgery training. Dr. Pearson is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association and the American College of Chest Physicians. He has dedicated the majority of his career to clinical trial participation and device development, largely in the field of cardiac valve replacement and repair.

Education and Training

Doctor of Medicine - Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN (1991)
Doctor of Philosophy - Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN (1991)
Post Doctoral Fellowship in Physiology - National Institutes of Health - Bethesda, MD (1991-1992)
Residency in Surgery - Virginia Mason Hospital - Seattle , WA (1993-1995)
Chief Resident in Surgery - Virginia Mason Hospital - Seattle , WA (1995-1996)
Residency in Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery - Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN (1996-1998)
Chief Resident Associate in Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery - Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN (1998-1999)