Richard Bianco

Professor, Department of Surgery

Richard Bianco

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-625-5914

Fax 612-626-6949

Office Address:
Department of Surgery
Experimental Surgical Services
420 Delaware Street SE
Mayo Mail Code 220
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Steff Yorek

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Professor, Department of Surgery

Director of Experimental Surgery, Department of Surgery

B.S., University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota (Program in CV Physiology)



  • RP Gallegos, AL Rivard, PT Suwan, S Black ,S Bertog, U Steinseifer, A Armien, M Lahti, RW Bianco. In-Vivo Experience with the Triflo Trileaflet Mechanical Heart Valve, J of Heart Valve Disease 2006;15:791-799
  • Gallegos RP, Nockel PJ, Rivard AL, Bianco RW, The Current State of In-vivo Pre-clinical Heart Valve Evaluation, J of Heart Valve Disease, May;14(3) 2005
  • Grehan JF, Casagrande I, Oliveira EL, Santos PC, Pessa CJ, Gerola LR, Buffolo E, Mrachek J, Norris ME, Lahti MT, Bianco RW. A juvenile sheep model for the long-term evaluation of stentless bioprosthesis implanted as aortic root replacements. J Heart Valve Dis. 2001 Jul;10(4):505-12
  • Ouyang DW, Salerno CT, Pederson TS, Bolman III RM, Bianco RW. Long-Term Evaluation of Orthotopically Implanted Stentless Bioprosthetic Aortic Valves in Juvenile Sheep. J Invest Surg 1998;11:175-83.
  • Bianco RW, Phillips R, Mrachek JP, Witson J. Feasibility evaluation of a new pericardial bioprosthesis with dye mediated photo-oxidized bovine pericardial tissue