PIERRE R. TIBI, MD, FACSDr. Tibi founded Phoenix Cardiac Surgery in 2000. He specializes adult cardiac surgery and has a keen interest in blood conservation surgery. A multi-year winner of Phoenix Magazine’s “Top Doctor” award, “Top Docs Across America,” and “Top Surgeons in America,” Dr. Tibi is the former president of American Heart Association’s Phoenix Board of Directors. He also was runner-up for Prescott Area Leadership’s “Man of the Year” in 2013.

He earned his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and completed his general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery residencies at Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York.


  • Arizona Medical Board
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery
  • National Board of Medical Examiners


  • Phoenix Cardiac Surgery Foundation, Phoenix, Arizona - President, 1999 - 2007
  • American Heart Association - President, Phoenix Board of Directors, 2002-2003
  • Society for the Advancement of Blood Management (SABM)
    • Co-Chair Education Committee, 2010-Present
    • President, 2015-17
    • Chair Annual Planning Committee, 2015
  • American College of Surgeons - Fellow
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • International Federation of Surgeons
  • International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgeons


Society for the Advancement of Patient Blood Management and Anesthesia & Analgesia: A New Collaboration and Home for Blood Management Research. Hassan N, Tibi P, Marques M. Anesthesia & Analgesia: October 2016 - Volume 123 - Issue 4 - p 816–817


BIT’s 8th Annual International Congress of Cardiology China-2016 Chair of Cardiac Surgery Section (5-1) Extreme Blood Conservation in Cardiac Surgery Dec. 2nd, 2016 Xi’An, China

Ethical Standards for Blood Transfusions SABM Annual Meeting Sept. 29th 2016 Grand Rapids, Michigan

Advanced Patient Blood Management in Surgery SABM Annual Meeting Sept. 29th 2016 Grand Rapids, Michigan

Conservative Pro-erythrogenic Therapy in Ultra-Restrictive Patient Blood Management in Cardiac Surgery presented at 2016 Society of Thoracic Surgery,Latin America Meeting, Cartagena, Columbia