Francis D. Pagani, M.D., Ph.D.
Otto Gago, M.D. Professor of Cardiac Surgery
Surgical Director, Adult Heart Transplantation
Director, Center for Circulatory Support
1500 E. Medical Center Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5853
Telephone: 734-647-7321 or 888-287-1082
Francis D. Pagani, M.D., Ph.D., is the Surgical Director of the Adult Heart Transplant Program and Director of the Center for Circulatory Support. His research focuses on the use of mechanical circulatory support in the treatment of end-stage heart disease and use of stem cell transplantation for myocardial regeneration. The Center for Circulatory Support (VAD Program), under Dr. Pagani's direction, is one of the most recognized and well-respected programs in the nation. His clinical interests include adult cardiac surgery with emphases on Heart Transplantation, Tricuspid Valve Disease, Aortic Valve Disease, Mitral Valve Disease, Coronary Artery Disease, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy/Myectomies, Heart Failure and Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems.