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 Expert  726451

Expert in Cardiothoracic Surgery


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Kentucky (KY)
USA
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Expert is a native of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania and completed his medical degree at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. Expert earned a doctorate in chemistry at the University of Colorado in Boulder. Currently, Expert holds the position of Tyler Gill Professor of Surgery in the Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. He is actively engaged in the practice of cardiovascular surgery, as well as in the training of thoracic residents. He has served as a guest reviewer for multiple specialty journals including, the Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery, Archives of Surgery, Circulation, Blood, Thrombosis & Haemostasis, Lancet, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Journal of Surgical Research, Chest, Lancet, Texas Heart Institute Journal, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, International Journal of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Research. Expert has authored multiple articles on blood loss after cardiac operations, platelet thrombin receptor function, the effect of drugs (especially aspirin) on postoperative bleeding, and various aspects of outcome analysis. He conducts research in these areas. Expert has been involved in the training of thoracic surgery residents for more than 20 years. His initial experience with thoracic residency training began in the U.S. Army where he was the assistant program director for the Thoracic Surgery Residency at the Letterman Army Medical Center. After leaving the Army, he became the Program Director of the Thoracic Residency at Albany Medical College. Expert also served as the Program Director of the Thoracic Surgery Residency at the University of Kentucky. He is actively involved in education, research, and clinical cardiovascular & thoracic surgery.
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cardiac surgery


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Cincinnati, Ohio;  Hamilton, Ohio;  Middletown, Ohio;  Lexington, Kentucky;  and Louisville, Kentucky.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1977   MD   Medicine   Jefferson Medical College  
1970   Ph.D.   Analytical Chemistry   University of Colorado  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2000 to 2009

 

University of Kentucky

 

Surgery

 

Tyler Gill Professor

 

Expert is a native of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania and completed his medical degree at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. Expert earned a doctorate in chemistry at the University of Colorado in Boulder. Currently, Expert holds the position of Tyler Gill Professor of Surgery in the Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. He is actively engaged in the practice of cardiovascular surgery, as well as in the training of thoracic residents. He has served as a guest reviewer for multiple specialty journals including, the Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery, Archives of Surgery, Circulation, Blood, Thrombosis & Haemostasis, Lancet, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Journal of Surgical Research, Chest, Lancet, Texas Heart Institute Journal, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, International Journal of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Research. Expert has authored multiple articles on blood loss after cardiac operations, platelet thrombin receptor function, the effect of drugs (especially aspirin) on postoperative bleeding, and various aspects of outcome analysis. He conducts research in these areas. Expert has been involved in the training of thoracic surgery residents for more than 20 years. His initial experience with thoracic residency training began in the U.S. Army where he was the assistant program director for the Thoracic Surgery Residency at the Letterman Army Medical Center. After leaving the Army, he became the Program Director of the Thoracic Residency at Albany Medical College. Expert also served as the Program Director of the Thoracic Surgery Residency at the University of Kentucky. He is actively involved in education, research, and clinical cardiovascular & thoracic surgery.

2008 to 2009

 

Lexington VA Medical Center

 

Surgery

 

Chief of Surgical Services

 

Supervise all surgical subspecialties at VA medical Center


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

He is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the American Association for Thoracic Surgeons, and the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American College of Cardiology, and the American Heart Association. He is a Fellow & Secretary-General of the International College of Angiology,

Licenses/Certifications

- Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure, License No. 35345, 10/20/1999. Expires 3/1/2010 - Colorado State Board of Medical Examiners, License No. 022686. Active. Expires 5/31/2011.

Professional Appointments

- Journal Reviewer - Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery, Archives of Surgery, Circulation, Blood, Thrombosis & Haemostasis, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Journal of Thrombosis & Haemostasis, Journal of Surgical Research, Chest, Anesthesia & Analgesia, Journal of Cardiothoracic-Renal Research (Editorial Board), Texas Heart Institute Journal, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, International Journal of Cardiology, International Journal of Angiology (Editorial Board), Lancet, Clinical Nephrology, Journal of Urology, and Cardiovascular Research. - Member, Thoracic Surgery Program Directors, 1989-1996 & 2000-present. - Member, Joint Conference on Graduate Education in Thoracic Surgery, Oak Brook Conference, 1992. - Guest Examiner, American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Oral Examination, 1992-1994. 1996-1997. - Guest Reviewer, Bioengineering and Surgery Study Section, National Institutes of Health, Nov., 1992. - Member, Committee to Develop Comprehensive Thoracic Surgery Curriculum. 1993 - 1996. - Member, Ad-hoc STS committee on cost containment. 1995 - 1996. - Member, Board of Directors, Coordinating Committee of Continuing Education in Thoracic Surgery (CCCETS), Critical Care Sub-committee, 1994 - present. Member, Executive Committee and Chairman, Critical Care Subcommittee, 2000 – 2007. - Member, Workforce on Evidence Based Surgery, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, 2002 – present. - Member, Workforce on Quality, Research, and Patient Safety, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, 2005 – present. - Member, Task Force on Adult Cardiac Surgery, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, 2008 – present. - Member, Joint Commission Advisory Council on Performance Measures for Blood Management, 2007 – present. - Member, NIH/NHLBI Committee on State of Science for Hemostasis and Thrombosis, 2008-present


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed publications, book chapters, medical abstracts and medical media productions.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Annals of Thoracic Surgery  
 - Elsevier  
 - McGraw-Hill  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2008 to 2009   VA   Chief Surgical Services, Lexington VAMC   Supervise surgical services at VA Medical Center
1970 to 2000   US Army   Soldier   Initially served as an infantry officer in Vietnam. Subsequently went to medical school and did advanced training in Army Medical Centers

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
He has reviewed medical records for defense attornies in more than 7 medical malpractice cases and rendered expert opinions in these cases. He has served as an expert witness at trial in one of these cases.
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1970 to 1971   Soldier in Vietnam   Served in combat in infantry unit in Vietnam

Market Research:
He has served on advisory boards for various pharmaceutical companies including Bayer, Bristol-Myers, Sanofi-Aventis, Lilly, and King Pharmaceuticals.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

 

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