Sergio A. Carrillo Melendez, MD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Sergio A. Carrillo, MD, is a Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon with the Heart Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital. A native of Guatemala, Dr. Carrillo obtained his medical degree from Universidad San Carlos graduating in 2002. He completed his postgraduate training in the United States at prestigious Institutions such as Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, FL; University of Louisville, Louisville, KY and Ohio State University in Columbus, OH which included rotations with the current Nationwide Children's Heart Center team in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.

He honed his skills with one of the foremost Congenital Heart Surgeons of the 20th century, Dr. Aldo Castañeda for two years in Guatemala. Following that, he completed an ACGME-accredited fellowship in Congenital Heart Surgery at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA under the tutelage of Dr. Frank Hanley, from whom he learned the Unifocalization procedure for a subset of patients with TOF.

Academic and Clinical Areas
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Member, Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  • Member, Western Thoracic Surgical Association (WTSA)

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 09/01/2018

Board Certifications
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Fellowship Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2014
Fellowship Fundacion Aldo Casteneda Date Completed: 06/30/2013
Fellowship Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Date Completed: 06/30/2011
Residency University of Louisville Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2009
Residency Mount Sinai Medical Center Date Completed: 06/30/2006
Residency University of San Carlos Date Completed: 07/01/2004
Medical School University of San Carlos Date Completed: 03/31/2002
Professional Experience

2014 - 2018 Children's Heart Center - Nevada, Physician

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Cardiothoracic Surgery
Dr. Sergio Carrillo Bio Video

Repairing the Heart: Meet Dr. Carrillo

The highest standard. That’s what cardiothoracic surgeon Sergio Carrillo demands of himself every time he steps into the OR. Dr. Carrillo and his Heart Center team at Nationwide Children’s treat patients with congenital heart disease with the simplest to the most complex procedures.