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About John Lamberti, MD

Dr. Lamberti leads the pediatric heart surgery program at Rady Children's Hospital, and also performs surgeries for adult congenital heart defects at Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center.

Dr. Lamberti's clinical and research interests are focused on the surgical treatment of congenital heart disease in infants, children, and adults of all ages. He has extensive experience and expertise in the areas of complex infant heart surgery, the surgical repair of cardiac valves, and the comprehensive management of functional single ventricle patients of all ages.

In 1978, Dr. Lamberti developed the pediatric cardiac surgery program at the Children's Hospital of San Diego. In 2000, Dr. Lamberti moved to New York City where he was appointed Chief of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at the Weill Cornell campus of the New York Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH). He was also appointed to the staff of the Columbia Presbyterian campus of NYPH. In 2003, Dr. Lamberti was appointed as an Associate Professor in the Department of Cardiac Surgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Chief of Cardiac Surgery at the Children's Hospital of Oakland, California. In 2005, Dr. Lamberti returned to San Diego as the Eugene and Joyce Klein Director of the Heart Institute at the Rady Children's Hospital of San Diego.

He is also a professor in the Department of Surgery at the UC San Diego School of Medicine, and has authored or co-authored more than 16 book chapters and more than 120 published papers in peer-reviewed journals.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information on cardiothoracic surgery at UC San Diego Health, see Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted

Medical Degree

  • University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA

Internship

  • Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, MA

Residency

  • Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

Residency

  • Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, MA

Gender

  • Male

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • Surgery

Conditions and Treatments

  • Congenital Heart Surgery
  • Heart Valve Repair
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted