University of Wisconsin–Madison

Petros V. Anagnostopoulos, MD, MBA, FACS


  • Surgeon in Chief, American Family Children’s Hospital
  • Chief, Section of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
(608) 263-0439

600 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI 53792-0001


  • MD, University of Athens Medical School, Athens Greece, 1994
  • Residency in General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, 1997
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Heart and Vascular Institute of Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, 2002
  • Residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, 2004
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, 2006

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Anagnostopoulos specializes in complex neonatal and infant cardiac reconstructive surgery, pediatric heart surgery, adult congenital cardiac surgery, single ventricle palliation, extracorporeal life support, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, ventricular assist devices, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, hybrid surgical-catheterization cardiac surgery, off-pump cardiac surgery, complex mitral and tricuspid valve repair, aortic root surgery, tetralogy of Fallot, coronary artery anomalies, Ross operations, obstructive cardiomyopathy, and heart transplantation.

Dr. Anagnostopoulos provides a wide range of services including Neonatal and Infant Cardiac Reconstructive Surgery, Pediatric Heart Surgery, Adult Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Single Ventricle Palliation, Extracorporeal Life Support, Ventricular Assist Devices, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Hybrid Surgical-Catheterization Cardiac Surgery, Off-Pump Cardiac Surgery, Complex Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Repair, Aortic Root Surgery, Tetralogy of Fallot, Coronary Artery Anomalies, Ross Operations, Obstructive Cardiomyopathy, Heart Transplant.

Research Interests

Dr. Anagnostopoulos’s research interests include coagulopathy associated with supraceliac aortic clamping and development of rapid deployment extracorporeal life support program.

Recent Publications

    • Analysis of cavopulmonary and cardiac flow characteristics in fontan Patients: Comparison with healthy volunteers.
    • Rutkowski DR, Barton G, François CJ, Bartlett HL, Anagnostopoulos PV, Roldán-Alzate A
    • J Magn Reson Imaging 2019 Jun; 49(6): 1786-1799
    • [PubMed ID: 30635978]
    • Consequences of an early catheter-based intervention on pulmonary artery growth and right ventricular myocardial function in a pig model of pulmonary artery stenosis.
    • Bates ML, Anagnostopoulos PV, Nygard C, Torgeson J, Reichert J, Galambos C, Eldridge MW, Lamers LJ
    • Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2018 07; 92(1): 78-87
    • [PubMed ID: 29602248]
    • A Humanized Mouse Model Generated Using Surplus Neonatal Tissue.
    • Brown ME, Zhou Y, McIntosh BE, Norman IG, Lou HE, Biermann M, Sullivan JA, Kamp TJ, Thomson JA, Anagnostopoulos PV, Burlingham WJ
    • Stem Cell Reports 2018 04 10; 10(4): 1175-1183
    • [PubMed ID: 29576539]
    • Intraoperative Completion Angiogram May Be Superior to Transesophageal Echocardiogram for Detection of Pulmonary Artery Residual Lesions in Congenital Heart Surgery.
    • Lamers L, Jimenez EE, Allen C, Hoyme D, Lushaj EB, Anagnostopoulos PV
    • Pediatr Cardiol 2018 Jun; 39(5): 884-891
    • [PubMed ID: 29525903]
    • Pseudoaneurysm complicating right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery conduit surgery: Why single-center observational studies still matter.
    • Anagnostopoulos PV
    • J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg. 2017 12; 154(6): 2050-2051
    • [PubMed ID: 28967427]

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