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  • Giorgio M. Aru, MD

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    Professor
    Phone: (601) 984-5170
    Fax: (601) 984-5198
    E-mail

    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 Cagliari - MD, 1975
      • Intern, hematology and microbiology, 1975-76
    • University of Padua - Intern and resident, surgery, 1976-79
      • Resident, cardiovascular surgery, 1979-83
    • National Heart Institute - 1978
    • Brompton Hospital, London - Cardiac surgery, 1982
    • Hospital for Sick Children, London - Pediatric cardiac surgery, 1982
    • Deborah Heart and Lung Institute - Fellow, pathology of congenital heart disease, 1985
    • University of Wisconsin - Fellow, cardiothoracic surgery, 1986
    • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Fellow, pediatric cardiac surgery, 1986-87
    • Emory University - Resident, surgery, 1993-96
    • University of Mississippi Medical Center - Resident, cardiothoracic surgery, 1996-98

    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