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) 262-3858

600 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI 53792-0001


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

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

  • Risk of Hypovitaminosis and Vitamin C Deficiency in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
    Al-Subu AM, Long MT, Nelson KL, Amond KL, Lasarev MR, Ferrazzano PA, Lushaj EB, Anagnostopoulos PV
    Pediatr Cardiol 2023 Oct; 44(7): 1487-1494
    [PubMed ID: 37498330]

  • Congenital absence of tracheal rings: A video case report.
    Angeles C, Kille T, Hermsen JL, DeCamp MM, Anagnostopoulos PV
    JTCVS Tech 2023 Oct; 21: 184-187
    [PubMed ID: 37854825]

  • Hybrid palliation versus nonhybrid management for a multi-institutional cohort of infants with critical left heart obstruction.
    Argo MB, Barron DJ, Bondarenko I, Eckhauser A, Gruber PJ, Lambert LM, Paramananthan T, Rahman M, Winlaw DS, Yerebakan C, Alsoufi B, DeCampli WM, Honjo O, Kirklin JK, Prospero C, Ramakrishnan K, St Louis JD, Turek JW, O'Brien JE, Pizarro C, Anagnostopoulos PV, Blackstone EH, Jacobs ML, Jegatheeswaran A, Karamlou T, Stephens EH, Polimenakos AC, Haw MP, McCrindle BW
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2023 Nov; 166(5): 1300-1313.e2
    [PubMed ID: 37164059]

  • Systems of Care Factors Should Be Considered in Regionalization of Congenital Cardiac Surgery.
    Anagnostopoulos PV, Cartmill RS, Yang Q, Schumacher JR, Fernandes-Taylor S, Hermsen JL, DeCamp MM
    Ann Thorac Surg 2023 Sep; 116(3): 517-523
    [PubMed ID: 36379268]

  • Commentary: Regionalization of congenital heart surgery. If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
    Alsoufi B, Anagnostopoulos PV
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2023 Apr; 165(4): 1551-1553
    [PubMed ID: 35811141]

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