Dr. John Lamberti Jr, MD

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Dr. John Lamberti Jr, MD

Dr. Lamberti leads the pediatric heart surgery program at Rady Children's Hospital, and also performs surgeries for adult congenital heart defects at Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center. Dr. Lamberti's clinical and research interests are focused on the surgical treatment of congenital heart disease in infants, children, and adults of all ages. He has extensive experience and expertise in the areas of complex infant heart surgery, the surgical repair of cardiac valves, and the comprehensive management of functional single ventricle patients of all ages. In 1978, Dr. Lamberti developed the pediatric cardiac surgery program at the Children’s Hospital of San Diego. In 2000, Dr. Lamberti moved to New York City where he was appointed Chief of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at the Weill Cornell campus of the New York Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH). He was also appointed to the staff of the Columbia Presbyterian campus of NYPH. In 2003, Dr. Lamberti was appointed as an Associate Professor in the Department of Cardiac Surgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Chief of Cardiac Surgery at the Children’s Hospital of Oakland, California. In 2005, Dr. Lamberti returned to San Diego as the Eugene and Joyce Klein Director of the Heart Institute at the Rady Children’s Hospital of San Diego. He is also a Professor in the Department of Surgery at the UC San Diego School of Medicine, and has authored or co-authored more than 16 book chapters and more than 120 published papers in peer-reviewed journals.

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La Jolla, CA 92037
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Dr. Lamberti leads the pediatric heart surgery program at Rady Children's Hospital, and also performs surgeries for adult congenital heart defects at Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center. 

Dr. Lamberti's clinical and research interests are focused on the surgical treatment of congenital heart disease in infants, children, and adults of all ages. He has extensive experience and expertise in the areas of complex infant heart surgery, the surgical repair of cardiac valves, and the comprehensive management of functional single ventricle patients of all ages.

In 1978, Dr. Lamberti developed the pediatric cardiac surgery program at the Children’s Hospital of San Diego. In 2000, Dr. Lamberti moved to New York City where he was appointed Chief of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at the Weill Cornell campus of the New York Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH). He was also appointed to the staff of the Columbia Presbyterian campus of NYPH. In 2003, Dr. Lamberti was appointed as an Associate Professor in the Department of Cardiac Surgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Chief of Cardiac Surgery at the Children’s Hospital of Oakland, California.

In 2005, Dr. Lamberti returned to San Diego as the Eugene and Joyce Klein Director of the Heart Institute at the Rady Children’s Hospital of San Diego. He is also a Professor in the Department of Surgery at the UC San Diego School of Medicine, and has authored or co-authored more than 16 book chapters and more than 120 published papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Lamberti Jr's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
  •  Board certified in Congenital Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1967

  • Internship Hospital
    Brigham and Womens Hospital

    Completed in 1968

  • Residency Hospital
    Brigham and Womens Hospital

    Completed in 1973

    Childrens Hospital

    Completed in 1974

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy