McGinnis Thoracic & Cardiovascular Associates
Allegheny General Hospital
320 E North Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Medical Arts Building
1 Nolte Dr
Kittanning, PA 16201
Stephen H Bailey, MD
Dr. Bailey is System Chair of the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, having formerly served as Director of the Division of Cardiac Surgery, Surgical Director of Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support, and Surgical Director of the Structural Heart Program for AHN. Dr. Bailey is also an Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Drexel University College of Medicine and the first recipient of the Magovern Endowed Chair in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
He has expertise in complex heart surgery, aortic aneurysm surgery, minimally invasive valve repair and percutaneous valve surgery, heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory support, and re-operative cardiac surgery. He is also skilled at complex surgery for high-risk patients, allowing these patients to get the care they need. He takes special interest in providing second opinions, particularly for patients previously turned down for surgery.
Dr. Bailey’s research has been widely published, focusing broadly on optimizing clinical, technological, and economic outcomes of complex cardiac procedures. As a primary investigator (PI) in medical research, he has been involved in several national clinical trials that have contributed to FDA approval and widespread clinical use of devices, such as the Thoratec HeartMate II and III, as well as the HVAD Lateral trial demonstrating safety and efficacy of minimally invasive LVAD implantation. He also was the PI on the Partner 3 trial, a landmark for demonstrating superior outcomes for TAVR in low-risk patients.
He earned his medical degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, and his cardiothoracic surgery residency at Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.
He is certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and American Board of Surgery. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Heart Association, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation.
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