Dr. Sugimoto is the Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Creighton University and the Medical Director of the Center for Blood Conservation. A graduate of the University of Chicago School of Medicine, Dr. Sugimoto completed his surgery residency at the University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics and his thoracic and cardiovascular residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Dr. Sugimoto completed fellowships at the American Cancer Society and the Coller Society. Dr. Sugimoto is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.
Chairman of Department of Surgery
Department of Surgery: Professor
Chief of Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
Director of the Blood Conservation Center Bloodless Surgery Program
Special Interests/Expertise in adult cardiac surgery, minimally invasive coronary artery bypass, spectranetics laser surgery, thoracic aortic surgery.
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Information
Thoracic surgeons are specialists in the operative, peri-operative and critical care of patients with pathologic conditions in the chest. This includes the surgical care of coronary artery disease, cancers of the lung, esophagus and chest wall, abnormalities of the great vessels and heart valves, congenital anomalies, tumors of the mediastinum, and diseases of the diaphragm.