Chris K. Rokkas, MD, PhD, MBA


  • Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Chief of Adult Cardiac Surgery


  • MD, National University of Athens, Athens, Greece
  • PhD, National University of Athens, Athens, Greece
  • MBA, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Recent Publications

  • Commentary: The rapidly growing aorta: Time for precise measurements.
    Rokkas CK
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2024 Apr; 167(4): 1214-1215
    [PubMed ID: 36038384]

  • A hybrid aortic re-arching technique.
    Hirashima F, Polomsky M, Dong W, Risi JL, Rokkas CK
    JTCVS Tech 2022 Oct; 15: 18-21
    [PubMed ID: 36276705]

  • Rare and complicated functional posterior mediastinal paraganglioma.
    SenthilKumar G, Rokkas CK, Sheinin YM, Linsky PL
    BMJ Case Rep 2022 Jun 07; 15(6)
    [PubMed ID: 35672059]

  • Integrated cardiothoracic surgery match: Trends among applicants compared with other surgical subspecialties.
    Bougioukas L, Heiser A, Berg A, Polomsky M, Rokkas C, Hirashima F
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2023 Sep; 166(3): 904-914
    [PubMed ID: 35461707]

  • Recombinant activated factor VII for hemostasis in patients undergoing complex ascending aortic surgery: A single-center, single-surgeon retrospective analysis.
    Hang D, Koss K, Rokkas CK, Pagel PS
    J Card Surg 2021 Dec; 36(12): 4558-4563
    [PubMed ID: 34608671]

All Publications on PubMed