John Lamberti MDClinical Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California
Dr. Lamberti, a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, completed his surgical training at the Peter Bent Brigham and the Boston Children’s Hospitals. After 4 years on the faculty at the University of Chicago, he moved to San Diego where he developed the Cardiac Surgery Program at the San Diego Children’s Hospital. In 2000, he was appointed Chief of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery program at New York Weill/Cornell Medical Center. In 2003, he joined the Stanford Faculty as Chief of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at the Children’s Hospital of Oakland In 2005, he returned to San Diego as Director of the Heart Institute at Rady Children’s Hospital. In July 2019, Dr. Lamberti rejoined the Stanford Faculty.
Since 1994, Dr. Lamberti has been the consultant/mentor to the Cardiology/Cardiac Surgery Program at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children in Honolulu, Hawaii. Since 1998, he has been a consultant at the Children’s Hospital of Orange County.
Dr. Lamberti has a wide range of interests covering the entire field of congenital heart surgery including the treatment of complex defects in infancy, the staged palliation of functional single ventricle, repair and replacement of cardiac valves, and the management of the adult patient with congenital heart disease. Dr. Lamberti is a strong proponent of the Heart Institute concept wherein surgeons and cardiologists collaborate utilizing the latest imaging techniques to facilitate the diagnosis and optimize the treatment of congenital heart disease.