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Castigliano M. Bhamidipati, D.O., Ph.D., M.Sc., F.A.C.S.

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  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, School of Medicine


  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Special focus

  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Aortic Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery (Adult)
  • Heart Valve
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices (MCSD)
  • Heart Assist Devices

About me

Dr. Castigliano M Bhamidipati is an Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, OHSU School of Medicine. He has particular interest and expertise in managing patients with complex aortic diseases and adults with congenital heart disease. He also performs surgery for patients with other cardiovascular diseases, including coronary artery disease and valvular heart disease.

Dr. Bhamidipati was raised in India and moved to Virginia as a teenager. After earning his bachelor's degree, he went on to serve as a firefighter-paramedic for the City of Roanoke on the tactical rescue team for several years.

He earned his Doctor of Osteopathic medicine degree from the University of New England. He later earned a Master of Science (Clinical Investigation) and Ph.D. (Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics) degrees at the University of Virginia. He completed residencies, and was chief resident, in general surgery at The State University of New York Upstate Medical University and in cardiothoracic surgery at University of Washington. Dr. Bhamidipati is inducted as a Fellow into the American College of Surgeons.

Education and training

    • B.S., 1998, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    • D.O., 2006, University of New England
    • M.Sc., 2011, University of Virginia
    • Ph.D., 2012, University of Virginia
  • Residency

    • Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Washington, 2017
    • General Surgery, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, 2015
  • Fellowship

    • Fellow, Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, University of Virginia, 2009
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 2019

Memberships and associations:

  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Western Thoracic Surgical Association
  • International Society for Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Association of Academic Surgery
  • Society of Vascular Surgery
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Ratings and reviews

Overall: 4.8 out of 5 (86 Ratings, 27 Reviews)

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