Chris K. Rokkas, MD

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Cardiothoracic Surgery, Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
Associate Professor
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Dr. Rokkas’ clinical interests include adult cardiac surgery, particularly as it relates to developing and applying cutting-edge technology and minimally invasive surgical therapies.  He has also developed a focus in aortic surgery, which is leading to the development of a multi-disciplinary team for caring for patients with aortopathies of a congenital or acquired nature. Research interests include pathophysiology and genetics of aortic aneurysms as well as developing interventional techniques for effective treatment, taking into consideration protection of the central nervous system.


Diseases & Conditions

Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Diseases
Mitral Valve Disease

Treatment & Services

Adult Cardiac Surgery
Aortic Surgery
Beating Heart Surgery
Heart Failure Surgery
Heart Valve Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Mitral Valve Repair
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

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Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital


Heart and Vascular Center - Froedtert Hospital
9200 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 805-6000
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Education & Training

National University of Athens - Greece - Doctor of Medicine - (1984)

Missouri Baptist Medical Center - St. Louis - MO - Fellowship in Cardiac and Aortic Surgery - (1997-1999)

Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery - (1995-1997)

Washington University - St. Louis - MO - Residency in Surgery - (1988-1990)

Board Certifications

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

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