Hassler CS Web Profile

Kenneth Hassler, DO

Advanced Aortic Fellowship


Dr. Ken Hassler was born and raised in New York. He attended undergrad at the State University of New York at New Paltz, where he majored in Biochemistry. He attended medical school at New York Institute of Technology - College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency at Creighton University Phoenix at Maricopa Medical Center. He completed his cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. During cardiothoracic residency at the Mayo Clinic, he was awarded the O.T. Clagett Traveling Fellowship award and studied with Dr. Gebrine El Khoury in Brussels, Belgium. His research and clinical interests include aortic valve repair, valve-sparing procedures, and the Ross procedure. Additional areas of interest include general adult cardiac and adult congenital heart disease.

Dr. Hassler enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, exercising, and playing sports, usually ice hockey. He also loves to snowboard, surf, golf, and camp/hike/backpack. Additionally, he is an avid sports fan of the NY Islanders and NY Mets. 

Areas of Interest

Adult Cardiac Surgery, Aortic Valve Repair, Valve Sparing Root Replacement, and Ross Procedure

Honors & Awards

2022: O.T. Clagett Traveling Fellowship, Mayo Clinic - Dr. Gebrine El Khoury - Brussels, Belgium

2020: Resident Teaching Award - Creighton University - Phoenix, AZ


Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship - Cardiac Track: Mayo Clinic. Rochester, MN

General Surgery Residency: Creighton University - Phoenix at Maricopa Medical Center. Phoenix, AZ

Medical School (DO): NYIT - College of Osteopathic Medicine. Old Westbury, NY

Undergraduate (BS): SUNY - New Paltz. New Paltz, NY

Published Articles or Reviews

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