UNM Department of Surgery

Department of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

UNM School of Medicine
MSC 10 5610
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131

Phone: (505) 272-6901
Fax: (505) 272-6909
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Cardiothoracic Surgery

Marco Ricci, MD, MBA

Dr. Marco Ricci

Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Professor of Surgery

Contact Information:
Office: (505) 272-6901
Patient Appointments: (505)272-6901

American Board of Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish
    • Italian

Clinical Specialty:
Adult, pediatric, and congenital cardiac surgery

    • Minimally invasive aortic and mitral valve surgery
    • Valve Repair
    • Minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
    • Off-pump-CABG
    • Aortic surgery
    • Surgery for atrial fibrillation
    • Pacemaker and ICD lead extraction
    • Surgery for congenital heart disease in children and adults
    • Surgery for pectus excavatum and carinatum

Academic Background:
Dr. Ricci was a Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Director of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine prior to his arrival to the University of New Mexico. He is the author of over 135 publications in major specialty journals and has co-edited three cardiac surgery books. He is a member of the major cardiac surgery societies including the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS), Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), and Congenital Heart Surgeons’ Society (CHSS) among others. He is a member of the Committee on Quality Improvement and Outcomes of the Congenital Heart Surgeons’ Society (CHSS).