Marc Gerdisch, MD

Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Clinical Assistant Professor

Languages Spoken


Clinical Expertise

  • Heart Valve Repair
  • Less-Invasive Approaches to Heart Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Without Use of the Heart-Lung Machine

Medical Education

Medical School
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Loyola University Medical Center - Surgery: General Surgery
Loyola University Medical Center - Surgery: Vascular Surgery

Board Certification

Thoracic Surgery - General Cert: AM Board of Thoracic Surgery


  • Successful use of recombinant hirudin and its monitoring by ecarin clotting time in patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia undergoing off-pump coronary artery revascularization. Iqbal, O.; Tobu, M.; Aziz, S.; Gerdisch, M.; Da Valle, M.; Demir, M.; Hoppensteadt, D. A.; Ahmad, S.; Walenga, J. M.; Fareed, J., Journal of cardiac surgery
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