Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart, Chest and Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
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Certification: American Board of Surgery; American Board of Thoracic Surgery; Fellow-American College of Surgeons
Practice Philosophy: I treat my patients as I would treat a member of my own family.
Professional School: Creighton University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Tennessee Med Centers; Medical College of Virginia; University of New Mexico Hospital; Virginia Commonwealth University; University of Tennessee Medical Center
Internship: University of New Mexico Hospital
Special Interests: Mitral valve repair, aortic root replacement, lung resections, aortic valve replacement, afib procedures, ventricular remodeling, anomolous coronary artery repair, thoracoscopy; coronary artery bypasses; LUAD insertion
Puskas J, Gerdisch M, Nichols D, Quinn R, Anderson C, Rhenman B, Fermin L, McGrath M, Kong B, Hughes C, Sethi G, Wait M, Martin T, Graeve A; PROACT Investigators. Reduced anticoagulation after mechanical aortic valve replacement: interim results from the prospective randomized on-X valve anticoagulation clinical trial randomized Food and Drug Administration investigational device exemption trial. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Apr;147(4):1202-1210; discussion 1210-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.01.004. Epub 2014 Jan 12.
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