Dr. Vincent Gaudiani is the senior cardiac surgeon at Pacific Coast Cardiac & Vascular Surgeons. He is Surgeon-in-Chief of the California Pacific Medical Center Heart Institute and Director of Cardiac Surgery at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula. Over the past 25 years, he has performed over 10,000 operations. He has focused on valve repair and replacement and electrophysiologic surgery. He has published over 40 scientific papers and has a lively interest in quality assurance in cardiac surgery.
Dr. Gaudiani attended Harvard University and Case Western Reserve University Medical School. He completed his cardiac surgery training at the National Institutes for Health and Stanford University. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Dr. Gaudiani serves as a consultant for Medtronic Cardiac Surgery and leads physician training programs focused on minimally invasive valve repair and replacement surgery. He also serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of Medtronic Cardiac Surgery.