Claudio Lima, MD



Michelle Gilbert
T: 412-648-6200
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Shadyside Medical Building, Suite 715 5200 Centre Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15232


Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief, Cardiac Surgery, UPMC Mercy

Education and Training

MD, Espirito Santo Federal University-1972
Special Internship, Surgical Services of the Institute of Cardiology, S. Paulo, Brazil-1972-1973
Surgical Internship, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD-1973-1974
General Surgery Residency, Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo, NY-1974-1975
General Surgery Residency, Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA-1975-1978
Thoracic Surgery Residency, Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA-1978-1980
Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery Fellowship, The Children’s Hospital, Denver, CO-1984-1985

Professional Activities

Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
Pennsylvania Medical Society
Allegheny County Medical Society


Visit PubMed for a list of Dr. Lima's publications.