Surgical Director, Advanced Heart Failure Center
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Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Bethel Park, PA 15102
Dr. Christopher Sciortino is an assistant professor of cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and surgical director of the UPMC Heart Transplant Program, the UPMC Advanced Heart Failure Center, the UPMC Artificial Heart Program.
He earned his medical degree, as well as a master’s degree in applied anatomy and a doctorate in biophysics and bioengineering, at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. Dr. Sciortino then completed his residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, where he won numerous clinical and academic awards.Dr. Sciortino's clinical practice encompasses all aspects of adult cardiac surgery, including coronary artery bypass, aortic, heart rhythm, and valve surgeries, and minimally invasive surgery. He specializes in surgical treatment for advanced heart failure, including ventricular assist devices, heart transplant, and ECMO. His research interests include heart failure outcomes after surgery, heart transplantation, and VAD development.
Dr. Sciortino sees patients at UPMC Presbyterian.
this staff provided me the ultimate in the very best care and always treated me with the utmost respect. I appreciated all their efforts. Thank you!
although I hope never have to go through this ain, I I am so glad I had Dr Sciortino and his staff as well as all of the ICU staff care for me. I could not have asked for better care!!
Dr Sciortino was very kind and gave me more information in the time that I spent with him than in the 7 1/2 years since my ablation that resulted in the pseudo-aneurysm.
Doctor Cristopher Sciortino is outstanding ,professiona and caring, HE IS THE BESTl
nothing but good, he saved my life
THE VISIT WAS MY INTRODUCTION TO Dr, S. HE HELP ME UNDERSTAND MY PROBLEM, TOLD ME HIS CONCERNS FOR MY HEALTH AND WHAT I MUST DO TO PREP MY SELF FOR THE OPERATION. VERY GOOD BED SIDE MANNERS. HE TALKED SO THAT MY WIFE AND I UNDERSTOOD WHAT HE WAS SAYING.
First class care across the board. I could not ask for better.
In March 2017, Dr Scorpitino saved my life by pulling blood clots from my heart. I arrested but he continued the to revive me. I am eternally grateful for his dedication and commitment to see my recovery. It has been a long journey to full recovery but I believe and have hope for a complete healing.
Excellent care during my stay and top notch service on my follow up appointment. Truly a world class establishment
Great job, best of care.
Excellent staff and Doctor - would highly recommend to anyone.