Edward D. Verrier M.D.

Edward D. Verrier M.D.
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  • English


  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery


Dr. Verrier is a professor of surgery. He specializes in adult cardiac surgery, including myocardial revascularization, valve repair and replacement, thoracic aortic surgery, adult congenital heart disease and transplantation. He also has an active research program. He is board certified in thoracic surgery.

Patient Care Philosophy

Providing state of the art cardiac surgical care, participating in vital clinical research and advancing the science of cardiac surgery.

Clinical Interests

Cardiac transplantation, complex adult cardiac surgery, myocardial revascularization, cardiac valvular heart disease, thoracic aortic disease and adult congenital heart disease.

Research Interests

Basic science vascular biology related to cardiac surgery: endothelial cell function, neutrophil function, cardiopulmonary bypass physiology, ischemia/reperfusion injury, myocardial protection and systemic inflammatory response syndrome. Clinical research involving improving cardiopulmonary bypass safety, coagulation abnormalities, myocardial protection and heart valves (including percutaneous aortic valve replacement).


Institution Credential Year
Tufts University School of Medicine Medical education 1974
Univ. of Calif. San Francisco Internship
Univ. of Calif. San Francisco Residency
Univ. of Calif. San Francisco Fellowship
Univ. of Calif. San Francisco Residency
Univ. of Calif. San Francisco Residency
Degree Institution Year
MD Tufts University School of Medicine 1974

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic Surgery 1985