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Igor Gosev, M.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

Faculty Appointments

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.



Ph.D. | University of Osijeck
Cardiac Surgery

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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Journal Articles

Joyce E, Stewart GC, Hickey M, Coakley L, Rivero JM, Gosev I, Givertz MM, Couper GS, Mehra MR. "Left ventricular dimension decrement index early after axial flow assist device implantation: A novel risk marker for late pump thrombosis." The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation.. 2015 Dec 0; 34(12):1561-9. Epub 2015 Sep 15.

Kiernan MS, Joseph SM, Katz JN, Kilic A, Rich JD, Tallman MP, Van Buren P, Lyons JJ, Bethea B, Eckman P, Gosev I, Lee SS, Soleimani B, Takayama H, Patel CB, Uriel N, . "Sharing the care of mechanical circulatory support: collaborative efforts of patients/caregivers, shared-care sites, and left ventricular assist device implanting centers." Circulation. Heart failure.. 2015 May 0; 8(3):629-35.

Boskovski MT, Gosev I, Bueno R, Steigner ML, Saboo S, Aranki SF. "Aneurysm of a saphenous vein aortocoronary graft." Journal of cardiac surgery.. 2015 Mar 0; 30(3):270-1. Epub 2014 Feb 11.