Ali Gheissari, MD, FACS

Graduated from the Columbia University in 1979. He received his MD in 1983 from the University of Michigan Medical School; a five-year general surgery residency at Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia, and a two-year cardiothoracic surgery residency at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York. Upon completion of formal training, Dr. Gheissari returned to Hahnemann University Hospital as assistant professor and director of their transplant program.

Dr. Gheissari is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the International Society of Heart/Lung Transplantation, The Society of Thoracic Surgery, and the Western Thoracic Surgical Society.