Vincent Olshove, Jr.


Vincent Olshove Jr. is a Perfusionist with Cedars-Sinai’s Congenital Heart Program at the Heart Institute.

Prior to joining Cedars-Sinai, Mr. Olshove served as Chief Perfusionist, Director of Cardiovascular Perfusion, and Clinical Instructor with the Department of Surgery at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Medical Center.

Mr. Olshove earned a bachelor’s of Science degree in Cardiopulmonary Sciences from Georgia State University. He earned a post-baccalaureate certificate in circulation technology from The Ohio State University and completed a fellowship in pediatric cardiovascular perfusion at the Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Olshove also completed training as an EMT, respiratory therapy technician and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation specialist.

In addition to two book chapters, Mr. Olshove has co-authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals including Pediatric Cardiology, the Journal of Investigative Surgery, Congenital Heart Disease and the Journal of Intensive Care Medicine. A well sought after speaker, he has presented at nearly a hundred meetings on the national and international level.

Mr. Olshove is a member of several professional organizations. He holds positions as secretary of the American Academy of Cardiovascular Perfusion, chair of the AmSECT Pediatric Fellow Review Board and is a fellow of both the American Academy of Cardiovascular Perfusion and Pediatric Perfusion, AmSECT.