November 19, 2019 — Cardiothoracic surgeon Robert J. Ferrante, MD, has joined the Englewood Health Physician Network and Englewood Hospital. Dr. Ferrante’s clinical interests include complex aortic valve surgery, atrial fibrillation surgery, ascending aortic surgery, coronary artery bypass graft surgery including all-arterial revascularization, and complex mitral valve repair. He has expertise in minimally invasive valvular heart surgery and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). Dr. Ferrante joins Englewood Hospital’s Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and welcomes new patients to his Englewood practice.
“I’m delighted to be returning to my home state of New Jersey, where I will provide treatment for patients with complex cardiovascular disease through both surgical and non-surgical approaches. As a cardiothoracic surgeon, I understand the importance of the time I spend with patients beyond the operating room. In my practice, I focus on providing personal care for each patient.”Dr. Robert J. Ferrante
He adds, “Joining the Englewood Health Physician Network allows me to be part of a team of specialists who are committed to providing impeccable care for patients, close to home. As I treat patients with complex heart disease, I will collaborate with physicians across the network, through enhanced communication and a shared electronic medical record.”
“I am very excited to welcome Dr. Ferrante to our growing team of renowned specialists and providers,” said Dr. Adam Arnofsky, chief of cardiothoracic surgery at Englewood Health. “As a talented and resourceful surgeon specializing in cardiothoracic surgery, Dr. Ferrante will help meet an important need in our community and expand the expertise that our organization offers.”
Dr. Ferrante is board certified in thoracic surgery. He received his MD from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey–New Jersey Medical School, where he also did a general surgery residency and a research fellowship. He then did a cardiothoracic surgery residency at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, in Birmingham. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
Dr. Ferrante joins Englewood Health from ThedaCare, Appleton Heart Institute, in Appleton, Wisconsin, where he was medical director of cardiac surgery.