Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Nicholas Cavarocchi, MD, FACS, FCCP

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Director, Surgical Cardiac Care Unit

Surgery - Cardiothoracic (Not Accepting New Patients)
Surgery (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

1025 Walnut Street
Suite 605
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6996
Fax: (215) 955-6010

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Temple University School of Medicine, Medical School


  • Temple University Hospital


  • Temple University Hospital
  • Mayo Clinic, Rochester


  • Papworth Hospital

Recent Publications


Introduction to Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Issues in the Intensive Care Unit for Patients with Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation


Neurological complications during veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Quality of life and mid-term survival of patients bridged with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation to left ventricular assist device

Arterial protocol including prophylactic distal perfusion catheter decreases limb ischemia complications in patients undergoing extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Clinical Significance of Spontaneous Echo Contrast on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation with multiple-organ failure: Can molecular adsorbent recirculating system therapy improve survival?

Is hemodynamic transesophageal echocardiography needed for patients with left ventricular assist device?

Management considerations of massive hemoptysis while on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) after extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO): Incidence, risks and survivals

A population pharmacokinetic model for vancomycin in adult patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation therapy

The Impact of Vascular Complications on Survival of Patients on Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Veno-Venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (V v ECMO): Indications, Preprocedural Considerations, and Technique

Acute Myocardial Infarction Complicated by Cardiogenic Shock: An Algorithm-Based Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Program Can Improve Clinical Outcomes

Saving life and brain with extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation: A single-center analysis of in-hospital cardiac arrests

Simple new risk score model for adult cardiac extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: Simple cardiac ECMO score

Near-Infrared Spectroscopy in Adult Patients Receiving Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation