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Constantine D. Mavroudis, MD, MSc
Cardiac Surgery Direct Program

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Department of Surgery
4 Maloney
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Administrative Telephone: 215-662-6156

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Dr Mavroudis is currently a second year resident in the Cardiac Surgery Direct Residency Program. His interests include aortic and congenital heart surgery. He plans to pursue a career in academic cardiac surgery.



2012 - present

Assistant Instructor in Surgery
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

2004 - 2008 BA, Philosophy, Williams College
2008 - 2012 MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
2010 - 2012 MSc, Clinical Research Methods and Epidemiology
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
2012 - present Integrated Cardiac Surgery Training Program
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Pre-candidate member, 2011 - present

Summers, 2004-2007:      
Laboratory Assistant in Dr. Susan Crawford’s Laboratory in angiogenesis research, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
In vitro studies of various factors such as an adipogenic milieu and thrombospondin-1 that regulate both murine and human prostate cancer cell proliferation.

Summer 2009:
Laboratory Assistant for Drs. Wael Barsoum and Joseph Iannotti in orthopaedic surgery research, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.
Definition and measurement of the acetabular vault using 3DCT imaging and computer modeling software to better map out surgical landmarks for complex acetabular reconstruction in patients with advanced degenerative disease.

Summer 2010 to present
Bioethics research
Several studies involving the ethical issues raised in surgery for complex congenital heart lesions and their associated outcomes.
Winter 2011
Researcher in the department of cardiothoracic surgery, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Dr. Christopher Wigfield principle investigator
Research in thoracic sarcoma, including case reports and reviews of uncommon presentations.

2011-2012, Master’s Thesis:
Researcher in the department of cardiothoracic surgery, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Dr. Jeffrey Schwartz preceptor.
Outcomes research in predictors of hospital length of stay after open thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair.

Spring 2012
Researcher in the department of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery
Lurie Children’s Hospital of Northwestern University, Dr Hyde Russell preceptor
Analysis of long term outcomes after truncal valve repair in patients with common arterial trunk.

Original Manuscripts
  1. Mavroudis C, Mavroudis CD, Naunheim K, Sade R. Should Surgical Errors Always Be Disclosed to the Patient? Ann Thorac Surg. 2005; 80:399-408.
  2. Mavroudis C, Mavroudis CD, Jacobs ML, Jacobs JP: The Ethics of Innovation in Surgery for Congenital Heart Diseases. Cardiol Young 2009; 19 (Suppl 2):100-105.
  3. Mavroudis CD, Fitchev P, Crawford SE: Shepherd’s Hook anomaly of the ductus arteriosus associated with unexpected intrapartum fetal demise at term-report of two cases. World J Pediatr Cong Heart Surg 2010; 1: 137-139.
  4. Fitchev, P, Wcislak S, Lee C, Bergh A, Brendler C, Stellmach V, Crawford SE, Mavroudis CD, Cornwell M, Doll JA: Thrombospondin-1 Regulates the normal prostate in vivo through angiogenesis and TGF-beta activation: Lab Invest 2010; 90: 1078-90.
  5. Mavroudis CD: What does formaldehyde do? A reflection on gross anatomy Student BMJ 2010; 18:c2557.
  6. Patel A, Hickey E, Mavroudis C, Jacobs JP, Jacobs ML, Backer CL, Gevitz M, Mavroudis CD,. Impact of noncardiac congenital and genetic abnormalities on outcomes in hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Ann Thorac Surg 2010; 89.1805-1814.
  7. Mavroudis CD: Fetal Cardiac Intervention: An Ethical Perspective. Cardiol Young 2011; 21(Suppl 2):141-147.
  8. Mavroudis C, Mavroudis CD, Farrell RM, Jacobs ML, Jacobs JP, Kodish E: Informed Consent, Bioethical Equipoise, and Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.  Cardiol Young 2011; 21(Suppl 2):133-140.
  9. Barsoum W, Smith T, Buller L, Klika A, Mavroudis CD, Bryan J: Defining the Normal Acetabular Vault of Adult Males and Females through a Novel Method of 3D Model Generation. J Anat 2012 (221) 121-127.
  10. Mavroudis CD, Casillan A, Rabbat M, Go A, Bakhos M Wigfield C. Primary fibrosarcoma of the pulmonary vein with local regional extension into the left atrium and left lower lobe of the lung: a case report. Open Journal of Thoracic Surgery, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2012, pp. 25-28.
  11. Mavroudis CD, Gomez G, Casillan A, Kramer H, Bakhos M, Schwartz J. Predictors of hospital length of stay in patients undergoing thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair (In Preparation)
  12. Mavroudis CD, Moilna E, Stewart A. Cerebral protection for aortic arch surgery: the hybrid approach. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Winter;24(4):302-4.
  13. Russell HM, Mavroudis CD, Mavroudis C, Backer CL: Long-term follow up after truncal valve repair.  Cardiol Young. 2012 Dec;22(6):718-23.
  14. Dodge-Khatami A, Mavroudis C, Mavroudis CD, Jacobs JP: Past, present, and future of the arterial switch operation: historical review. Cardiol Young 2012; Cardiol Young. 2012 Dec;22(6):724-31.
  15. Mavroudis C, Mavroudis CD, Green J, Sade RM, Jacobs JP, Kodish E: Ethical considerations for post cardiotomy extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Cardiol Young. 2012 Dec;22(6):780-6.
  16. Mavroudis CD, Mavroudis C, Jacobs JP, Siegel A: The role of research for sustainable paediatric cardiac programmes in developing countries. Cardiol Young 2012. Dec;22(6):787-95.
  17. Mavroudis CD, Kucharczuk JC. Acute management of esophageal perforation. Curr Surg Rep, 2013. (In press)
Invited Lectures
  1. Idriss Lecturer:  “Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: Applying Ethical Theories.” Presented at the 18th annual Farouk S. Idriss Lecture, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, July 25, 2008.
  2. Invited Speaker: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine: Ceremony to acknowledge the gift of giving:  “What does formaldehyde do? A reflection on gross anatomy”, Maywood, IL, December, 2008.
  3. Ross Lecturer:  “The Ethics of Fetal Cardiac Intervention: The Burden of Knowledge” Presented at the 3rd Annual Ronald Ross Lecture, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, October 1, 2010.
  4. Invited Lecturer: 11th Annual Symposium of Congenital Heart Disease “Post Modern Philosophy and the Ethics of Fetal Cardiac Intervention” All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, Florida, February 10, 2011.
  5. Invited Lecturer: 12th Annual Symposium of Congenital Heart Disease “Long-term follow up after truncal valve repair” and “Ethical considerations for research in developing countries” All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, Florida, February 19, 2012.
Presented Abstracts
  1. “Primary fibrosarcoma of the pulmonary vein with local metastasis to the left atrium and left lower lobe of the lung: a case report.” Accepted for presentation at the American Thoracic Society’s international meeting, San Francisco, CA, May 2012.

Dr. Constantine Mavroudis

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