John Schirger

Position: Cardiology
Phone: 740.266.5952
Categories: Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
Location: Steubenville

John Schirger, M.D. is a heart failure cardiologist at Trinity Health System. Prior to working at Trinity, Dr. Schirger worked at the Mayo Clinic in advanced heart failure, heart transplant, heart pump therapy, heart failure, and general cardiology. He is originally from Minnesota and married with 3 daughters. In his free time Dr. Schirger likes to hike and run. He is a hockey fan and enjoys watching outdoor sports with his family.

When To Refer:
1. Unexplained shortness of breath a. ECHO determines diastolic dysfunction
2. Shortness of breath while undergoing chemotherapy
3. Swelling in the lower extremities
4. ECHO result with ejection fraction <50%
5. Pulmonary hypertension
6. History of Sarcoidosis and Amyloidosis
7. General cardiologic management such as high cholesterol

Professional Education
BS, Biology; Creighton University; 08/1984 – 05/1989
School of Philosophy; Catholic University of America – MA; 08/1989 – 05/1993
Creighton University School of Medicine – MD; 08/1993 – 05/1999

Post-Graduate Education
Medical Student Research Fellowship – Cardiorenal Research Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine; 07/1996 – 04/1999
Resident, Internal Medicine – Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine; 08/1999 – 06/2002
Fellow, Cardiovascular Diseases – Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine; 06/2002 – 12/2008
Research Fellowship – Cardiorenal Research Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine; 07/2002 – 06/2005

Office Locations
4100 Johnson Road, Suite 103
Steubenville, OH 43952
740.266.5952