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Patrick McConnell, MD

Patrick McConnell, MD

Office Locations

UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital (0 mi.)

11100 Euclid Ave
Department of Pediatric Surgery-General and Thoracic Surgery
Cleveland, OH 44106

Biography: Patrick McConnell, MD


  • Chest Wall Deformities
  • Congenital Heart Disease - Surgery
  • Heart Valve Disease - Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Mechanical Cardiac Assist Devices
  • Thoracic Surgery

Certifications & Memberships

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery - American Board of Surgery
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery - American Board of Thoracic Surgery
  • Surgery - American Board of Surgery


Fellowship | Congenital Heart Surgery
Congenital Heart Surgery - Nationwide Children's Hospital (2009 - 2010)

Residency | Cardiothoracic Surgery
Cardiothoracic Surgery - The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (2007 - 2009)

Fellowship | Endoscopy - Advanced
Endoscopy - Advanced - Oregon Health And Science University Hospital (2007 - 2007)

Residency | General Surgery
General Surgery - University Of Utah Hospital (2005 - 2007)

Research Fellowship | Cardiothoracic Surgery
Cardiothoracic Surgery - The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (2002 - 2005)

Residency | General Surgery
General Surgery - University Of Utah Hospital (2000 - 2002)

Internship | General Surgery
General Surgery - University Of Utah Hospital (1999 - 2000)

Medical Education
University Of Nebraska College Of Medicine (1999)

Creighton University (1994)


Patrick I. McConnell, MD, is an Attending Surgeon in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. He is Assistant Professor of Surgery at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. McConnell received his medical degree from University of Nebraska Medical Center and completed a surgery residency at the University of Utah. He completed fellowships at New York Medical College, Oregon Health & Science University, The Ohio State University Medical Center and Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Dr. McConnell’s clinical activities include congenital cardiothoracic surgery to include adult congenital heart disease and pediatric mechanical assist devices. His primary research interests involve the use of mechanical assist devices and associated therapies targeting heart recovery. He is board certified in Surgery.

Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

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As of December 31, 2016, Patrick McConnell did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.