Umberto Benedetto, PhD

Department of Cardiac Surgery, Bristol Heart Institute, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

Mr Umberto Benedetto is Consultant and Associate Professor of Cardiac Surgery at University of Bristol, United Kingdom since 2016. He was previously appointed as consultant at University Hospital of Oxford.

His clinical interests include all aspects of adult cardiac surgery and in particular multiple arterial grafts, off-pump surgery, aortic vascular surgery including a large experience in acute aortic syndrome.

He has a unique interest and expertise in statistical methods including propensity score methods, meta-analysis, Bayesian methods and machine learning methods. He serves as associate statistical editor for the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

He has also been recently appointed as Director of Analytic Unit at Cornell Medical School, New York.

He has served as permanent member of the guidelines committee for European Association of Cardio Thoracic surgery and is a task force member for guidelines of blood transfusion and myocardial revascularisation.