A. Marc Gillinov, MD

A. Marc Gillinov, MD, native of Cleveland graduated summa cum laude from Yale University, Dr. Gillinov entered Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he ranked first in his class. Dr. Gillinov received his clinical and advanced training in general surgery and cardiac and thoracic surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. After completing his education and training, he returned to Cleveland Clinic where he had worked previously and joined the cardiac surgery staff. He is a staff cardiac surgeon at the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute and the Surgical Director of the Center for Atrial Fibrillation. He is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. Spurred by patient's questions, Dr. Gillinov has recently extended his efforts to help people achieve heart health by teaming with Cleveland Clinic cardiologist Dr. Steven Nissen to write a book entitled, Heart 411: The Only Heart Guide You Will Ever Need.