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Igor Gosev, M.D., Ph.D.

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Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-2509

Fax: (585) 244-7171

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Hospital Medicine, Organ Transplant, Surgery


Professional Background

UR Medicine Heart and Vascular is pleased to announce the addition of Igor Gosev, M.D. Prior to joining UR Medicine, Dr. Gosev worked as a cardiac surgeon at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, and was a Instructor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. Most recently, he was a cardiac surgeon and Assistant Professor of Surgery at UMass Memorial
Medical Center.
Dr. Gosev is dual Board Certified in general and cardiac surgery. He has a clinical focus in ventricular assist devices, heart transplantation and minimally invasive approaches to aortic and mitral valve disease. In addition to authoring numerous publications, he has been involved in several research studies focusing on heart failure and mechanical assist devices, aortic valve
stenosis and post-operative outcomes in patients with pulmonary embolism, among others. Dr. Gosev frequently presents on topics related to thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the national and international levels.



MD | University of Zagreb (Croatia)

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2010 - 06/30/2013
Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care at Brigham & Womens Hospital

07/01/2007 - 06/30/2008
Fellowship in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery) at Brigham & Womens Hospital

01/01/2004 - 04/01/2009
Residency in Surgery (General Surgery) at University Hospital Centre Of Zagreb

08/01/2002 - 07/31/2003
Internship in Surgery (General Surgery) at University Hospital Centre Of Zagreb

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Health Care Innovation Award
Sponsor: Rochester Buisness Journal
Location: Rochester 2019


Journal Articles

Bjelic M, Vidula H, Wu IY, McNitt S, Barrus B, Cheyne C, Chase K, Zottola Z, Alexis JD, Goldenberg I, Gosev I. "Impact of surgical approach for left ventricular assist device implantation on postoperative invasive hemodynamics and right ventricular failure." Journal of cardiac surgery.. 2022 Jul 16; Epub 2022 Jul 16.

Glance LG, Dick AW, Shippey E, McCormick PJ, Dutton R, Stone PW, Shang J, Lustik SJ, Lander HL, Gosev I, Joynt Maddox KE. "Association Between the COVID-19 Pandemic and Insurance-Based Disparities in Mortality After Major Surgery Among US Adults." JAMA network open.. 2022 Jul 1; 5(7):e2222360. Epub 2022 Jul 01.

Tankut S, Gosev I, Yoruk A, Younis A, McNitt S, Bjelic M, Vidula H, Wu I, Aktas MK, Goldenberg I, Huang DT. "Intraoperative Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation During Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation in High-Risk Heart Failure Patients." Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology.. 2022 May 26; :101161CIRCEP121010660. Epub 2022 May 26.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Technical Aspects of VAD Insertion
Book Title: Oxford Specialist Handbook of Cardiopulmonary Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support
Author List: Igor Gosev, MD, PhD Scott Silvestry, MD
Published By: Oxford university press 2020

Chapter Title: Durable Support - Mechanical Circulatory Support
Book Title: TSRA -Clinical Scenarios in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Author List: Clauden Louis, MD, Daniel Ryan Ziazadeh, MD, Igor Gosev, MD, PhD
Published By: TSRA 2020