Cardiothoracic surgeon Franjo Siric, M.D., joined Christiana Care Health System in December.
Dr. Siric brings 15 years’ experience and specialty training in cardiothoracic surgery to the Center for Heart & Vascular Health. Most recently he was a faculty staff surgeon and assistant professor in surgery at the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Dr. Siric’s special interests and training include minimally invasive mitral valve, aortic valve and aortic surgery, total arterial revascularization, complex and redo surgery of the aortic arch and descending aorta, surgical treatment of advanced heart failure, ventricular assist devices, and heart and lung transplantation.
He completed fellowships in cardiac surgery at the University of Zagreb, Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He received his medical degree and completed his general surgery residency at the University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Croatia, and served as attending cardiac surgeon at University Hospital Rebro, Zagreb.