Julius M. Guccione, Jr., Ph.D. is Professor of Surgery, Surgery/Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery at UCSF. He specializes in the realistic simulation of the efficacy of novel surgical procedures and devices for treating ischemic cardiomyopathy. Dr. Guccione graduated with a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Tulane University. He obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. in Bioengineering from UCSD. He completed a research fellowship in Biomedical Engineering at The Johns Hopkins University.
The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) inducted Dr. Guccione, Jr., Ph.D., to its College of Fellows in March 2019. Dr. Guccione was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows for "outstanding contributions to the development, validation and dissemination of a unified foundation for cardiovascular in silico medicine."