Tomislav Mihaljevic, MD


Tomislav Mihaljevic, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief of Staff and Chairman
Heart and Vascular Institute
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

Dr. Tomislav Mihaljevic is the Chief of Staff and Chairman of the Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi; an Attending Surgeon in the Cleveland Clinic Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; and a Professor of Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western University. He is certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Mihaljevic specializes in minimally invasive cardiac surgery, robotically assisted cardiac surgery - particularly robotic mitral valve repair, complex valve operations and reoperations, heart failure surgery and cardiac transplantation. Dr. Mihaljevic has been on the editorial review board for prestigious medical journals. He is the author or co-author of numerous articles in medical and peer-reviewed scientific journals, and is the author of a numerous textbook chapters on robotic and minimally invasive mitral valve surgery, and valvular heart disease. In 2005, Dr. Mihaljevic received a patent for a novel system for minimally invasive cardiac surgery. Dr. Mihaljevic is a member of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, American College of Cardiology, the American College of Chest Physicians, the American Heart Association, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation and the American Medical Association.