Alexander Iribarne, MD, MS

Section of Cardiac Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Dr, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA

Assistant Professor of Surgery and The Dartmouth Institute, The Geisel School of Medicine at DartmouthDirector of Cardiac Surgery Research, Section of Cardiac Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical CenterAttending Cardiac Surgeon, The Heart and Vascular Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Dr. Iribarne graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Yale University with a degree in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He then completed his general surgery residency at Columbia University Medical Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital. During residency his obtained a master’s degree in biostatistics with a focus on patient-oriented research from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. Additionally, he participated in a post-doctoral research fellowship with the Data Coordinating Center of the Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine as well as a post-doctoral research fellowship in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center. In 2015, Dr. Iribarne was recruited to the Cardiac Surgery Section at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. 

At Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Dr. Iribarne serves as a Staff Cardiac Surgeon and Director of Cardiac Surgery Research. Dr. Iribarne participates in research within The Dartmouth Institute of Health Policy and Clinical Practice as well as the Northern New England Cardiovascular Disease Study Group. He has served on the editorial boards of the World Journal of Surgical Procedures and the Global Journal of Surgery as well as an ad-hoc reviewer for The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Circulation, and Journal of Heart Valve Disease. He is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and Fellow of the American College of Cardiology where he serves on the Surgeon’s Council and editorial team of ACC.org.

Dr. Iribarne’s research focuses on clinical trial design and implementation as well as quality improvement in cardiac surgery. His research has been funded by the Dartmouth SYNERGY Clinical and Translational Science Institute, the American College of Cardiology, and the American Association for Thoracic Surgery.