Lucian Lozonschi, MD
Lucian Lozonschi, M.D., is professor of surgery in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and the director of Surgical Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation at the Medical University of South Carolina. Previously, Dr. Lozonschi served as surgical director of heart transplantation at the University of Wisconsin in Madison for over six years. Dr. Lozonschi performed the first combined heart-liver transplantation in Wisconsin. He was chief of cardiac surgery at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, which became one of the three VA hospitals in the U.S. that were approved for in-house implantation of left ventricular assist devices. In 2017, he was the first surgeon in the U.S. to implant the latest Heartmate 3 device in the veteran population.