Luigi Pirelli, MD

Heart and Vascular Institute

29 Hospital Plaza
Suite 501
Stamford, CT 06902

Main: (203) 276-4400
Fax: (203) 276-4401

About Me

Dr. Pirelli is a cardiothoracic surgeon who specializes in structural valve therapies. Dr. Pirelli received his education at the University of Milan, Italy, where he also completed his residency in cardiac surgery. He then completed his residency and fellowship at the New York University Langone Medical Center. After two more years of training in Monaco and Zurich, he joined Lenox Hill Hospital as faculty and surgical director of the structural valve program.

In May 2023, he joined Columbia University where he was appointed assistant professor of surgery. Dr. Pirelli’s main focus is the treatment of valvular pathologies. He specializes in both open as well as transcatheter interventions, that allow repair of replacements of cardiac valves via small catheters, without surgical incisions.

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Published Work

Please visit this website for list of publications on peer-reviewed journals:


American College of Cardiology (ACC) – Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) – European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery (EACTS)- International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery (ISMICS) – New York Society for Thoracic Surgery (NYSTS)

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