Michael L. Ciccolo, MD, a Cardiothoracic Surgeon with Children’s Heart Center Nevada

Get to know Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Michael L. Ciccolo, who serves patients in Winchester, Nevada.

Dr. Ciccolo is a highly trained cardiothoracic surgeon serving as the Director of Congenital Cardiovascular Surgery at Children’s Heart Center Nevada in Winchester, Nevada. He joined Children’s Heart Center in July of 2012 after a 12 year affiliation with Cardiovascular Surgery Associates in Las Vegas.

The Children’s Heart Center Nevada has an array of specialists in fetal cardiology, adults with congenital heart disease, electrophysiology, interventional cardiology, and cardiac surgery. The specialists come from Harvard, Stanford, UCLA, UCSF, and USC. They have created a place where the results for open-heart surgery are better than the national average. The success for all heart surgeries, whether open heart or not, is now 99%.

Licensed to practice medicine in Nevada, Dr. Ciccolo is affiliated with Summerlin Hospital Medical Center, MountainView Hospital, Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center, St. Rose Dominican Hospitals-San Martin Campus, Centennial Hills Hospital Medical Center, St. Rose Dominican Hospitals-Rose de Lima Campus, Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, and Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center.

The doctor’s acclaimed career in medicine began after he earned his medical degree from the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine in 1991. He then went on to perform his residency in general surgery at Tucson Medical Center, his residency in cardiothoracic surgery at LAC+USC Medical Center, and his fellowship in congenital cardiothoracic surgery at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

A member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Dr. Ciccolo is board-certified in thoracic and cardiac surgery & congenital cardiac surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS). The ABTS is an American surgical organization devoted to surgery of the chest.

Cardiothoracic surgery is the field of medicine involved in the surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax. Cardiothoracic surgeons are medical doctors who specialize in surgical procedures inside the thorax, which may involve the heart, lungs, esophagus, and other organs in the chest. Alongside performing surgery, they also diagnose and treat diseases of these organs. 

Among his numerous accolades, Dr. Ciccolo is the recipient of Patients’ Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016), Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016), Patients’ Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016), and On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2016).

Learn More About Dr. Michael L. Ciccolo:

Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/2579457-Michael-Ciccolo-Thoracic-Surgeon or through Children’s Heart Center Nevada, https://www.childrensheartcenter.com/chc/about-us/meet-our-team/congenital-cardiovascular-surgery/ 

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