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Victor Morell, MD

Pediatric Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Victor Morell, MD Biography and Info

Victor O. Morell, MD, is a board-certified and fellowship-trained pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon and a former endowed clinical professor with more than 30 years of experience. Dr. Morell received his training at two of most prestigious children’s hospitals in the world and is a member of the World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery. His areas of expertise include:

  • Cardiothoracic surgeon
  • Complex congenital heart surgery
  • Transposition of the great arteries
  • Ventricular assist device

About Me

I enjoy spending time with my wife and children. I have roots in Puerto Rico and enjoy returning home to visit.

I am a strong believer in the ability of a specialty trained, multidisciplinary team to deliver excellent patient care and outstanding clinical outcomes.

I am a dedicated member of the community both inside and outside of healthcare professional circles in both Pittsburgh and Florida.


  • Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon


  • Pediatric Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery


  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery (Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery)
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery (Congenital Cardiac Surgery)


  • English

Hospital Affiliation

  • Wolfson Children's Hospital

Legal Practice Name

  • UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Victor Morell, MD Additional Information

Education & Training

  • Doctor of Medicine - Medical School

    Ponce School of Medicine - Ponce , PR

    1984 – 1988

  • Residency

    Robert Packer Hospital - Sayre , PA

    1988 – 1993

  • Residency

    University of Massachusetts Medical Center - Worcester , MA

    1993 – 1996

  • Fellowship

    Boston Children's Hospital - Boston , MA

    1995 – 1996

  • Fellowship

    Great Ormond Hospital for Sick Children - London

    1996 – 1997

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