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Igo Ribeiro, MD

Igo Ribeiro, MD

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UH Parma Medical Arts Building 2 (11 mi.)

6707 Powers Blvd
Medical Arts Cntr 2 Ste 205
Parma, OH 44129

UH Lake West Physician Pavilion (12 mi.)

36060 Euclid Ave
Ste 204
Willoughby, OH 44094

UH St John Health Campus (18 mi.)

29101 Health Campus Dr
Bldg 2 Ste 320
Westlake, OH 44145

UH Elyria Gates Medical Center (27 mi.)

125 E Broad St
Ste 101
Elyria, OH 44035

Biography: Igo Ribeiro, MD


  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG) - Off Pump
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Valvular Heart Disease


  • Assistant Professor, CWRU School of Medicine


Fellowship | Cardiothoracic Surgery
Cardiothoracic Surgery - Cleveland Clinic (2019 - 2020)

Residency | Cardiac Surgery
Cardiac Surgery - Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus (2015 - 2019)

Other Education
Massachusetts General Hospital Institute Of Health Professionals (2018)

Medical Education
Federal University Of Ceara (2003)


Igo B. Ribeiro, MD, MS, FRCSC, is a cardiac surgeon at University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute.

Dr. Ribeiro earned his medical degree from the Federal University of Ceara in Brazil. His postdoctoral training included a general surgery residency at IAMSPE Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and a cardiovascular surgery residency at Messejana Hospital in Fortaleza, Brazil. He then completed an advanced cardiac surgery fellowship followed by a vascular and endovascular fellowship at the University of Toronto in Canada.

Dr. Ribeiro continued his advanced training with a residency in cardiac surgery at Ottowa Hospital in Canada and a minimally invasive and robotic cardiac surgery fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Additionally, Dr. Ribeiro earned a Master of Science in Health Professional Education from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions in Boston.

Dr. Ribeiro’s areas of expertise include coronary artery bypass surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, ventricular assist devices (VADs), atrial fibrillation surgery and heart valve procedures.

Dr. Ribeiro has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications and presented at cardiovascular professional conferences on various topics related to techniques in cardiac surgery. He is a member of nationally distinguished organizations including the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery and Canadian Cardiovascular Society. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Dr. Ribeiro is bilingual, fluent in both English and Portuguese.

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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.

View UH’s policy (PDF) on practitioner-industry relationships.

As of December 31, 2016, Igo Ribeiro did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.