Luigi Pirelli, MD

Luigi Pirelli, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery Department

About Luigi Pirelli, MD

Dr. Pirelli's expertise include transcatheter valve therapies and surgical valve repairs. Dr. Pirelli is a faculty member and assistant professor of surgery at Columbia University. 

Dr. Pirelli received his medical doctorate from the Universita’ degli Studi di Milano, in Milan, Italy, and also completed his residency and fellowship at the  Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Universita’ degli Studi di Milano. He also completed fellowships in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York, New York; the Centre Cardiothoracique de Monaco, in Monaco Cedex, Monaco; University Hospital of Zurich, in Zurich, Switzerland; and fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery & Structural Heart Disease at the Department of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital, in New York, NY.


  • Medical/Graduate School: Universita’ degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
  • Residency: Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Universita’ degli Studi di Milano Milan, Italy
  • Fellowship: Lenox Hill Hospital New York, New York
  • Fellowship: NYU Langone Medical Center New York, New York

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Conditions Treated

Congenital Heart Disease
Aortic Dissection
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Pericardial Disease

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