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

    • Commentary: Regionalization of Congenital Heart Care in the United States: Small Improvements in Outcomes - but At What Expense?
    • Anagnostopoulos PV, Ralphe JC, Greenberg C
    • Semin. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg. 2019 Oct 16;
    • [PubMed ID: 31628994]
    • Pulmonary Embolism in a Neonate Following Modified Norwood Procedure With Sano Shunt.
    • Schlueter SM, Wilhelm M, Anagnostopoulos PV, Al-Subu AM
    • World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 2019 Sep; 10(5): 638-640
    • [PubMed ID: 31496419]
    • Helpful sternal wound vacuum-assisted closure techniques in two open chest situations: Central extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and sternal infection.
    • Schreiter NA, McCarthy DP, Fiedler AG, Young N, Demarais D, Anagnostopoulos PV, Hermsen JL
    • J Card Surg 2019 Aug 23;
    • [PubMed ID: 31441530]
    • Commentary: What can be learned from a case report, or the importance of a well-rounded education.
    • Anagnostopoulos PV
    • J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg. 2019 Jul 25;
    • [PubMed ID: 31420147]
    • 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]

All Publications on PubMed