Robert D. Pascotto Jr., MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery​

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Coronary artery revascularization, ascending aortic aneurysm surgery and minimally invasive surgical atrial ablation

About Dr. Pascotto

Dr. Pascotto received his undergraduate degree and doctor of medicine from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. He then went on to complete back-to-back residencies in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery at Albany Medical College in Albany, New York and the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson, Arizona. After completing his residency at the University of Arizona, he remained there to serve as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery as well as the Medical Director for their ECMO program.

Dr. Pascotto has completed research in the areas of atherosclerosis and coronary artery bypass grafting. Additionally, he has completed certification in the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation. Licensed in Florida, Dr. Pascotto is professionally affiliated with the American College of Surgeons, The Florida Medical Association, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and the Collier County Medical Society. He holds certifications in basic life support, advanced trauma life support, advanced cardiac life support and ultrasound for surgeons.

Born in New York, New York, Dr. Pascotto has spent nearly 20 years practicing in the field of cardiothoracic surgery in the Naples, Florida area. He has been with the Rooney Heart Institute at NCH since 2013 where he now serves as the Naples Community Hospital Subsection Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery. His strong background in cardiac life support and cardiothoracic surgery has made him a welcome and valuable member of the NCH team.


Rooney Heart Institute at NCH
399 9th Street North
Suite 300
Naples, FL 34102



• Creighton University


• Albany Medical College
• University of Arizona College of Medicine


1. Pascotto RD. Seatbelt induced abdominal aortic trauma. Surgical Rounds, 1999.


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