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  • Giorgio M. Aru, MD

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    Phone: (601) 984-5170
    Fax: (601) 984-5198
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    Biography

    Dr. Aru is originally from Cagliari, Italy. He continued his surgical studies in London, England, before coming to the United States in 1984. His research interests include mid-tem results of off-pump coronary surgery and treatment of postoperative mediastinal infections. Primary procedures include coronary bypass, valve repair and replacement, arrhythmias surgery, general thoracic surgery and chest wall deformities. Dr. Aru has been with UMMC since 1998.

    Education and training

    University of Mississippi Medical Center 

    Resident, cardiothoracic surgery  

    1996-98            

    Emory University 

    Resident, surgery 

    1993-96 

    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 

    Fellow, pediatric cardiac surgery 

    1986-87 

    University of Wisconsin 

    Fellow, cardiothoracic surgery 

    1986 

    Deborah Heart and Lung Institute 

    Special fellowship, pathology of congential heart disease 

    1985 

    Hospital for Sick Children, London 

    Pediatric cardiac surgery 

    1982 

    Brompton Hospital, London 

    Cardiac surgery 

    1982 

    University of Padua 

    Resident, cardiovascular surgery 

    1979-83 

    National Heart Institute, London 

      

    1978 

    University of Padua 

    Intern and resident, surgery 

    1976-79 

    University of Cagliari 

    Intern, hematology and microbiology 

    1975-76 

      

    MD 

    1968-75             

    Professional memberships

    • International Society of Intra-operative Cardiac Ultrasound
    • American College of Surgeons
    • American Medical Association
    • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
    • James D. Hardy Association
    • Southern Thoracic Surgical Association
    • Southeastern Surgical Congress