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

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-2509

Fax: (585) 244-7171

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Patient Care Settings

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, School of dental Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2010 - 06/30/2013
Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital

07/01/2007 - 06/30/2008
Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital

01/01/2004 - 04/01/2009
Residency in General Surgery at Clinical Hospital Center Rebro

08/01/2002 - 07/31/2003
Internship in at Clinical Hospital Center Rebro

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


Journal Articles

Ayers BC, Bjelic M, Wood K, Sheen S, Morrison E, Prasad S, Gosev I. "Complete sternal-sparing left ventricular assist device implantation is associated with improved postoperative mobility." Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery.. 2021 Feb 4; Epub 2021 Feb 04.

Ayers B, Bjelic M, Kumar N, Wood K, Barrus B, Prasad S, Gosev I. "Long-term renal function after venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation." Journal of cardiac surgery.. 2021 Jan 8; Epub 2021 Jan 08.

Ayers B, Lee E, Wood K, Bruckel J, Alexis J, Vidula H, Barrus B, Prasad S, Gosev I. "Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) in Left Ventricular Assist Devices." The Annals of thoracic surgery.. 2020 Dec 1; Epub 2020 Dec 01.

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