Internationally Renowned Cardiac Surgeon Tobias Deuse appointed Director, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery at UCSF
Tobias Deuse, M.D., an internationally renowned cardiac surgeon, recently joined the UCSF Department of Surgery Faculty as Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr. Deuse has also been appointed Director of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery.
Dr. Deuse has done pioneering work in the development of minimally-invasive techniques for mitral valve repair, demonstrating that excellent success rates can be achieved in mitral valve repair utilizing robotic-assisted (fully) endoscopic surgery. Dr. Deuse has also developed innovative approaches to heart failure surgery, including minimally-invasive techniques for the implantation of ventricular assist systems.
Dr. Deuse graduated the University of Stuttgart (Germany) with a BS in Physics, and earned an M.D. from University of Wuerzburg. He trained in cardiothoracic surgery at the University Hospital Munich-Grosshadern and University Heart Center Hamburg-Eppendorf and completed a fellowship in Lung and Heart-Lung Transplantation at Stanford.