Juan B. Grau

Dr. Juan B. Grau is the Director of Cardiac Surgery at the Valley Hospital in alliance with the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Professor of Surgery at The University of Ottawa Heart Institute. Dr. Grau completed his residency in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery at New York University School of Medicine. He has served as a cardiothoracic surgeon and faculty member at NYU, the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University system, and the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. His clinical interests include advanced coronary revascularization using arterial grafting and off-pump approaches with non-touch technique of the ascending aorta, advanced aortic and mitral valve repair techniques, surgery for the treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and adult congenital surgery. Dr. Grau has developed several translational research programs and institutional biobanks that have been funded by the National Institute of Health by blending clinical knowledge and expertise with the tools of basic science to find new approaches to clinically relevant programs. He is currently the co-chairman of AATS Foundation Research Committee and Chairman of EACTS Translational Research and Surgical Sciences Task Force.