Octavio Pajaro, MD,PhD

A Heart Health Specialist

Dr. Octavio Pajaro is a heart surgeon working in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He specializes in treating heart disease and performing surgery for acute and chronic heart failure.

He can surgically treat:

  • Aortic disease
  • Atrial septal defects
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Scimitar syndrome
  • Valve disease

Dr. Pajaro is a professor of surgery at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He has previously taught as an associate professor of surgery at the Mayo Clinic Medical School. He was also an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.


Speaks: English, Spanish


  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Heart


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