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Cardiac Surgery (Heart Surgery), Surgery | More

Clinical Associate of Surgery

A clinically integrated network of physicians and providers employed by UChicago Medicine who offer care in inpatient, community, ambulatory, acute care or extended care settings.


Gianluca Torregrossa, MD, is an expert cardiac surgeon who stands by the belief that quality heart care can transform a patient’s life. Dr. Torregrossa joins our world-renowned robotic and minimally invasive heart program where he will combine advance technology and minimally invasive approaches to provide excellent patient care. Dr. Torregrossa performs robotic mitral valve repair, advanced robotic coronary artery bypass grafting and minimally invasive surgery for cardiac arrhythmia with minimal scaring and a faster recovery time.

Dr. Torregrossa’s unceasing commitment to quality care is also evidences by his devotion to ongoing research in order to evaluate techniques and therapies that improve the life of his patients. Dr. Torregrossa has authored more than 40 publications in peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Circulation. He was awarded the Cox Maze Fellowship from the American Association of Thoracic Surgery.

Medical Education

  • Universita Di Padova Facolta Di Medicina


  • Azienda Ospedaliera di Padova


  • Mount Sinai Health System
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Arabic