Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Rohinton Morris, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Director, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Anthony Narducci Professor of Surgery

Surgery - Cardiothoracic

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Office Locations

1200 Old York Rd
Abington PA 19001
Phone: (215) 481-4200
Fax: (215) 881-9587
111 S. 11th Street
Gibbon Bldg., Ste. 6210
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6996
Fax: (215) 955-6010

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Awards and Honors

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2015,2014,2013,2012,2011,2017


  • Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Medical School


  • Hahnemann University Hospital


  • Hahnemann University Hospital


  • Hahnemann University Hospital

Recent Publications

Stroke after aortic valve surgery: Results from a prospective cohort

Pro: LVAD: Patient's desire for termination of VAD therapy should be challenged

The Syncardia Total Artificial Heart: Implantation Technique

Limb ischemia during femoral cannulation for cardiopulmonary support

Management of prosthetic valves during ventricular assist device implantation

Invited Commentary

Reoperative Mitral Valve Surgery by the Port Access Minithoracotomy Approach Is Safe and Effective

Early planned institution of biventricular mechanical circulatory support results in improved outcomes compared with delayed conversion of a left ventricular assist device to a biventricular assist device

Risk Score Derived from Pre-operative Data Analysis Predicts the Need for Biventricular Mechanical Circulatory Support

Chest radiographic and computed tomographic findings of the temporary total artificial heart (TAH-t)

Total Artificial Heart-Concepts and Clinical Use

Acute Myocardial Infarction Requiring Mechanical Bridge to Transplantation in a Patient With Undiagnosed Anti-phospholipid Antibody Syndrome

Cardiac retransplantation is an efficacious therapy for primary cardiac allograft failure

Management of an Anterior Mediastinal Pheochromocytoma Causing Tracheomalacia

Safety and efficacy of left ventricular assist device support in postmyocardial infarction cardiogenic shock

Emergent mechanical support in the community: Improvement with early transplant center referral

Application of "double bridge mechanical" resuscitation for profound cardiogenic shock leading to cardiac transplantation

Management of acute cardiac failure with mechanical assist: Experience with the ABIOMED BVS 5000

Early detection of acute allograft rejection by linear and nonlinear analysis of heart rate variability

Alternative sites for Abiomed BVS 5000 left ventricular assist device implantation