Frederick Grover, MD
Professor Emeritus, Surgery-Cardiothoracic

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Medical School:
  • MD, Duke University School of Medicine (1964)
Undergraduate School:
  • AB, Duke University (NC) (1960)
Internship:
  • Duke University Hospital Program (1965)
Residencies:
  • University of Colorado, Chief Resident, Surgery (1970)
  • Duke University Hospital Program, Surgery (1966)
Languages: English
Department: Surgery-Cardiothoracic

Professional Titles

  • Professor Emeritus, Surgery-Cardiothoracic
  • Professor Emeritus

Recognition & Awards

  • Distinguished Fellowship Award, American College of Cardiology (2011)
  • Recipient, Best Doctors in America (2011)
  • Medical Staff Distinguished Service Award , University of Colorado Hospital (2011)
  • Recipient, Best Doctors in America (2010)
  • Recipient, Best Doctors in America (2008)
  • Elected Honorary Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Chapter of Colorado (2007)

Research Interests

My current research focus is on comparing off pump to on pump coronary artery bypass.

Teaching

  • Professor (1991)
    School of Medicine, Surgery

Publications

  • Grover FL. W. Gerald Rainer, MD, November 13, 1927 - November 14, 2017. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29530776
  • Ebrahimi R, Gupta S, Carr BM, Bishawi M, Bakaeen FG, Almassi GH, Collins J, Grover FL, Quin JA, Wagner TH, Shroyer ALW, Hattler B. Comparison of Outcomes and Costs Associated With Aspirin?±?Clopidogrel After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. Am J Cardiol. 2018 Mar 15;121(6):709-714. PubMed PMID: 29402422
  • Vemulapalli S, Holmes DR Jr, Dai D, Matsouaka R, Mack MJ, Grover FL, Makkar RR, Thourani VH, Douglas PS. Valve hemodynamic deterioration and cardiovascular outcomes in TAVR: A report from the STS/ACC TVT Registry. Am Heart J. 2018 Jan;195:1-13. PubMed PMID: 29224637
  • Bakaeen FG, Shroyer AL, Zenati MA, Badhwar V, Thourani VH, Gammie JS, Suri RM, Sabik JF 3rd, Gillinov AM, Chu D, Omer S, Hawn MT, Almassi GH, Cornwell LD, Grover FL, Rosengart TK, Graham L. Mitral valve surgery in the US Veterans Administration health system: 10-year outcomes and trends. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan;155(1):105-117.e5. PubMed PMID: 29074046
  • Quin JA, Hattler B, Shroyer ALW, Kemp D, Almassi GH, Bakaeen FG, Carr BM, Bishawi M, Collins JF, Grover FL, Wagner TH. Concordance between administrative data and clinical review for mortality in the randomized on/off bypass follow-up study (ROOBY-FS). J Card Surg. 2017 Dec;32(12):751-756. PubMed PMID: 29239024
  • Shroyer AL, Hattler B, Grover FL. Five-Year Outcomes after On-Pump and Off-Pump Coronary-Artery Bypass. N Engl J Med. 2017 Nov 9;377(19):1898-1899. PubMed PMID: 29117485
  • Shroyer AL, Hattler B, Wagner TH, Collins JF, Baltz JH, Quin JA, Almassi GH, Kozora E, Bakaeen F, Cleveland JC Jr, Bishawi M, Grover FL. Five-Year Outcomes after On-Pump and Off-Pump Coronary-Artery Bypass. N Engl J Med. 2017 Aug 17;377(7):623-632. PubMed PMID: 28813218
  • Carroll JD, Vemulapalli S, Dai D, Matsouaka R, Blackstone E, Edwards F, Masoudi FA, Mack M, Peterson ED, Holmes D, Rumsfeld JS, Tuzcu EM, Grover F. Procedural Experience for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement and Relation to Outcomes: The STS/ACC TVT Registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Jul 4;70(1):29-41. PubMed PMID: 28662805
  • Shapira OM, Blumenfeld O, Bolotin G, Grover FL, Shahian DM. International Participation in The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: From Institutional to National. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun;103(6):1683-1686. PubMed PMID: 28528025
  • Grover FL, Vemulapalli S, Carroll JD, Edwards FH, Mack MJ, Thourani VH, Brindis RG, Shahian DM, Ruiz CE, Jacobs JP, Hanzel G, Bavaria JE, Tuzcu EM, Peterson ED, Fitzgerald S, Kourtis M, Michaels J, Christensen B, Seward WF, Hewitt K, Holmes DR Jr. 2016 Annual Report of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Dec 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27956264
  • Grover FL, Vemulapalli S, Carroll JD, Edwards FH, Mack MJ, Thourani VH, Brindis RG, Shahian DM, Ruiz CE, Jacobs JP, Hanzel G, Bavaria JE, Tuzcu EM, Peterson ED, Fitzgerald S, Kourtis M, Michaels J, Christensen B, Seward WF, Hewitt K, Holmes DR Jr. 2016 Annual Report of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27955994
  • Jacobs JP, Shahian DM, He X, O'Brien SM, Badhwar V, Cleveland JC Jr, Furnary AP, Magee MJ, Kurlansky PA, Rankin JS, Welke KF, Filardo G, Dokholyan RS, Peterson ED, Brennan JM, Han JM, McDonald D, Schmitz D, Edwards FH, Prager RL, Grover FL. Penetration, Completeness, and Representativeness of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan;101(1):33-41. PubMed PMID: 26542437
  • Grover FL, Vemulapalli S, Carroll JD, Edwards FH, Mack MJ, Thourani VH, Brindis RG, Shahian DM, Ruiz CE, Jacobs JP, Hanzel G, Bavaria JE, Tuzcu EM, Peterson ED, Fitzgerald S, Kourtis M, Michaels J, Christensen B, Seward WF, Hewitt K, Holmes DR Jr. 2016 Annual Report of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Dec 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27956264
  • Grover FL, Vemulapalli S, Carroll JD, Edwards FH, Mack MJ, Thourani VH, Brindis RG, Shahian DM, Ruiz CE, Jacobs JP, Hanzel G, Bavaria JE, Tuzcu EM, Peterson ED, Fitzgerald S, Kourtis M, Michaels J, Christensen B, Seward WF, Hewitt K, Holmes DR Jr. 2016 Annual Report of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27955994
  • Jacobs JP, Shahian DM, Prager RL, Edwards FH, McDonald D, Han JM, D'Agostino RS, Jacobs ML, Kozower BD, Badhwar V, Thourani VH, Gaissert HA, Fernandez FG, Wright CD, Paone G, Cleveland JC Jr, Brennan JM, Dokholyan RS, Brothers L, Vemulapalli S, Habib RH, O'Brien SM, Peterson ED, Grover FL, Patterson GA, Bavaria JE. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database 2016 Annual Report. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec;102(6):1790-1797. PubMed PMID: 27847042
  • Edwards FH, Cohen DJ, O'Brien SM, Peterson ED, Mack MJ, Shahian DM, Grover FL, Tuzcu EM, Thourani VH, Carroll J, Brennan JM, Brindis RG, Rumsfeld J, Holmes DR Jr. Development and Validation of a Risk Prediction Model for In-Hospital Mortality After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. JAMA Cardiol. 2016 Apr 1;1(1):46-52. PubMed PMID: 27437653
  • Holmes DR Jr, Nishimura RA, Grover FL, Brindis RG, Carroll JD, Edwards FH, Peterson ED, Rumsfeld JS, Shahian DM, Thourani VH, Tuzcu EM, Vemulapalli S, Hewitt K, Michaels J, Fitzgerald S, Mack MJ. Annual Outcomes With Transcatheter Valve Therapy: From the STS/ACC TVT Registry. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Feb;101(2):789-800. PubMed PMID: 27175453
  • Jacobs JP, Shahian DM, He X, O'Brien SM, Badhwar V, Cleveland JC Jr, Furnary AP, Magee MJ, Kurlansky PA, Rankin JS, Welke KF, Filardo G, Dokholyan RS, Peterson ED, Brennan JM, Han JM, McDonald D, Schmitz D, Edwards FH, Prager RL, Grover FL. Penetration, Completeness, and Representativeness of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan;101(1):33-41. PubMed PMID: 26542437
  • Winkley Shroyer AL, Bakaeen F, Shahian DM, Carr BM, Prager RL, Jacobs JP, Ferraris V, Edwards F, Grover FL. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: The Driving Force for Improvement in Cardiac Surgery. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Summer;27(2):144-51. PubMed PMID: 26686440
  • Holmes DR Jr, Nishimura RA, Grover FL, Brindis RG, Carroll JD, Edwards FH, Peterson ED, Rumsfeld JS, Shahian DM, Thourani VH, Tuzcu EM, Vemulapalli S, Hewitt K, Michaels J, Fitzgerald S, Mack MJ. Annual Outcomes With Transcatheter Valve Therapy: From the STS/ACC TVT Registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Dec 29;66(25):2813-23. PubMed PMID: 26652232
  • Jacobs JP, Shahian DM, Prager RL, Edwards FH, McDonald D, Han JM, D'Agostino RS, Jacobs ML, Kozower BD, Badhwar V, Thourani VH, Gaissert HA, Fernandez FG, Wright C, Fann JI, Paone G, Sanchez JA, Cleveland JC Jr, Brennan JM, Dokholyan RS, O'Brien SM, Peterson ED, Grover FL, Patterson GA. Introduction to the STS National Database Series: Outcomes Analysis, Quality Improvement, and Patient Safety. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Dec;100(6):1992-2000. PubMed PMID: 26525868
  • Almassi GH, Carr BM, Bishawi M, Shroyer AL, Quin JA, Hattler B, Wagner TH, Collins JF, Ravichandran P, Cleveland JC, Grover FL, Bakaeen FG. Resident versus attending surgeon graft patency and clinical outcomes in on- versus off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec;150(6):1428-1437.e1. PubMed PMID: 26470910
  • Shahian DM, Grover FL, Prager RL, Edwards FH, Filardo G, O'Brien SM, He X, Furnary AP, Rankin JS, Badhwar V, Cleveland JC Jr, Fazzalari FL, Magee MJ, Han J, Jacobs JP. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons voluntary public reporting initiative: the first 4 years. Ann Surg. 2015 Sep;262(3):526-35; discussion 533-5. PubMed PMID: 26258322
  • Jacobs JP, O'Brien SM, Pasquali SK, Gaynor JW, Mayer JE Jr, Karamlou T, Welke KF, Filardo G, Han JM, Kim S, Quintessenza JA, Pizarro C, Tchervenkov CI, Lacour-Gayet F, Mavroudis C, Backer CL, Austin EH 3rd, Fraser CD, Tweddell JS, Jonas RA, Edwards FH, Grover FL, Prager RL, Shahian DM, Jacobs ML. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database Mortality Risk Model: Part 2-Clinical Application. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Sep;100(3):1063-8; discussion 1068-70. PubMed PMID: 26245504
  • Thourani VH, Jensen HA, Babaliaros V, Suri R, Vemulapalli S, Dai D, Brennan JM, Rumsfeld J, Edwards F, Tuzcu EM, Svensson L, Szeto WY, Herrmann H, Kirtane AJ, Kodali S, Cohen DJ, Lerakis S, Devireddy C, Sarin E, Carroll J, Holmes D, Grover FL, Williams M, Maniar H, Shahian D, Mack M. Transapical and Transaortic Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in the United States. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Nov;100(5):1718-27. PubMed PMID: 26233276
  • Bennett DT, Zamora M, Reece TB, Mitchell JD, Cleveland JC Jr, Grover FL, Babu AN, Meguid RA, Fullerton DA, Weyant MJ. Continued Utility of Single-Lung Transplantation in Select Populations: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Aug;100(2):437-42. PubMed PMID: 26141775
  • Grover FL. 50th Anniversary Landmark Commentary on Oldham HN Jr, Ebert PA, Young WG, Sabiston DC Jr. Surgical Management of Congenital Coronary Artery Fistula. Ann Thorac Surg 1971;12:503-13. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jun;99(6):1875. PubMed PMID: 26046853
  • Zhang Z, Kolm P, Grau-Sepulveda MV, Ponirakis A, O'Brien SM, Klein LW, Shaw RE, McKay C, Shahian DM, Grover FL, Mayer JE, Garratt KN, Hlatky M, Edwards FH, Weintraub WS. Cost-effectiveness of revascularization strategies: the ASCERT study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Jan 6;65(1):1-11. PubMed PMID: 25572503
  • Almassi GH, Wagner TH, Carr B, Hattler B, Collins JF, Quin JA, Ebrahimi R, Grover FL, Bishawi M, Shroyer AL. Postoperative atrial fibrillation impacts on costs and one-year clinical outcomes: the Veterans Affairs Randomized On/Off Bypass Trial. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jan;99(1):109-14. PubMed PMID: 25442992
  • Jacobs JP, O'Brien SM, Pasquali SK, Kim S, Gaynor JW, Tchervenkov CI, Karamlou T, Welke KF, Lacour-Gayet F, Mavroudis C, Mayer JE Jr, Jonas RA, Edwards FH, Grover FL, Shahian DM, Jacobs ML. The importance of patient-specific preoperative factors: an analysis of the society of thoracic surgeons congenital heart surgery database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Nov;98(5):1653-8; discussion 1658-9. PubMed PMID: 25262395
  • Quin J, Lucke J, Hattler B, Gupta S, Baltz J, Bishawi M, Almassi GH, Grover FL, Collins J, Shroyer AL. Surgeon judgment and utility of transit time flow probes in coronary artery bypass grafting surgery. JAMA Surg. 2014 Nov;149(11):1182-7. PubMed PMID: 25251332
  • Shahian DM, Grover FL. Biomarkers and risk models in cardiac surgery. Circulation. 2014 Sep 16;130(12):932-5. PubMed PMID: 25098241
  • Bakaeen FG, Shroyer AL, Gammie JS, Sabik JF, Cornwell LD, Coselli JS, Rosengart TK, O'Brien SM, Wallace A, Shahian DM, Grover FL, Puskas JD. Trends in use of off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: Results from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Sep;148(3):856-3, 864.e1; discussion 863-4. PubMed PMID: 25043865
  • Shahian DM, He X, O'Brien SM, Grover FL, Jacobs JP, Edwards FH, Welke KF, Suter LG, Drye E, Shewan CM, Han L, Peterson E. Development of a clinical registry-based 30-day readmission measure for coronary artery bypass grafting surgery. Circulation. 2014 Jul 29;130(5):399-409. PubMed PMID: 24916208
  • Shroyer AL, Hattler B, Wagner TH, Baltz JH, Collins JF, Carr BM, Almassi GH, Quin JA, Hawkins RB, Kozora E, Bishawi M, Ebrahimi R, Grover FL, VA #517 Randomized On/Off Bypass (ROOBY) Study Group. Comparing off-pump and on-pump clinical outcomes and costs for diabetic cardiac surgery patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Jul;98(1):38-44; discussion 44-5. PubMed PMID: 24841548
  • Edwards FH, Shahian DM, Grau-Sepulveda MV, Grover FL, Mayer JE, O'Brien SM, DeLong E, Peterson ED, McKay C, Shaw RE, Garratt KN, Dangas GD, Messenger J, Klein LW, Popma JJ, Weintraub WS. Composite outcomes in coronary bypass surgery versus percutaneous intervention. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Jun;97(6):1983-8; discussion 1988-90. PubMed PMID: 24775805
  • Almassi GH, Shroyer AL, Collins JF, Grover FL. ROOBY trial data demonstrates revascularization had no impact on POAF. Future Cardiol. 2014 Mar;10(2):157. PubMed PMID: 24762239
  • Grover FL, Shahian DM, Clark RE, Edwards FH. The STS National Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Jan;97(1 Suppl):S48-54. PubMed PMID: 24384250
  • Ebrahimi R, Bakaeen FG, Uberoi A, Ardehali A, Baltz JH, Hattler B, Almassi GH, Wagner TH, Collins JF, Grover FL, Shroyer AL. Effect of clopidogrel use post coronary artery bypass surgery on graft patency. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Jan;97(1):15-21. PubMed PMID: 24206971
  • Reece TB, Welke KF, O'Brien S, Grau-Sepulveda MV, Grover FL, Gammie JS. Rethinking the ross procedure in adults. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Jan;97(1):175-81. PubMed PMID: 24070703
  • Rich J, Grover FL, Prager RL, Speir A. Quality improvement in cardiac surgery: January 30, 2013, Los Angeles, CA. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Summer;25(2):171-91. PubMed PMID: 24216534
  • Wagner TH, Shroyer AL, Hattler B, Collins JF, Grover FL, VA #517 Randomized On/Off Bypass (ROOBY) Study Group. The challenges with interpreting cost-effectiveness data. Scand Cardiovasc J. 2013 Dec;47(6):383. PubMed PMID: 24200227
  • Wagner TH, Hattler B, Bishawi M, Baltz JH, Collins JF, Quin JA, Grover FL, Shroyer AL, VA #517 Randomized On/Off Bypass (ROOBY) Study Group. On-pump versus off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery: cost-effectiveness analysis alongside a multisite trial. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Sep;96(3):770-7. PubMed PMID: 23916805
  • Almassi GH, Shroyer AL, Collins JF, Hattler B, Bishawi M, Baltz JH, Ebrahimi R, Grover FL. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease impact upon outcomes: the veterans affairs randomized on/off bypass trial. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Oct;96(4):1302-9. PubMed PMID: 23915589
  • Quin JA, Hattler B, Bishawi M, Baltz J, Gupta S, Collins JF, Grover FL, McDonald G, Shroyer AL. Impact of lipid-lowering medications and low-density lipoprotein levels on 1-year clinical outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Sep;217(3):452-60. PubMed PMID: 23891072
  • Grover FL, Mack MJ. The current role of coronary artery bypass in diabetics with multivessel coronary disease. EuroIntervention. 2013 Jun 22;9(2):183-6. PubMed PMID: 23793006
  • Carroll JD, Edwards FH, Marinac-Dabic D, Brindis RG, Grover FL, Peterson ED, Tuzcu EM, Shahian DM, Rumsfeld JS, Shewan CM, Hewitt K, Holmes DR Jr, Mack MJ. The STS-ACC transcatheter valve therapy national registry: a new partnership and infrastructure for the introduction and surveillance of medical devices and therapies. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Sep 10;62(11):1026-34. PubMed PMID: 23644082
  • Fosbøl EL, Zhao Y, Shahian DM, Grover FL, Edwards FH, Peterson ED. Repeat coronary revascularization after coronary artery bypass surgery in older adults: the Society of Thoracic Surgeons' national experience, 1991-2007. Circulation. 2013 Apr 23;127(16):1656-63. PubMed PMID: 23532630
  • Jacobs JP, O'Brien SM, Shahian DM, Edwards FH, Badhwar V, Dokholyan RS, Sanchez JA, Morales DL, Prager RL, Wright CD, Puskas JD, Gammie JS, Haan CK, George KM, Sheng S, Peterson ED, Shewan CM, Han JM, Bongiorno PA, Yohe C, Williams WG, Mayer JE, Grover FL. Successful linking of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database to Social Security data to examine the accuracy of Society of Thoracic Surgeons mortality data. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Apr;145(4):976-83. PubMed PMID: 23497944
  • Bishawi M, Shroyer AL, Rumsfeld JS, Spertus JA, Baltz JH, Collins JF, Quin JA, Almassi GH, Grover FL, Hattler B, Va #517 Randomized on/off Bypass (Rooby) Study Group. Changes in health-related quality of life in off-pump versus on-pump cardiac surgery: Veterans Affairs Randomized On/Off Bypass trial. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Jun;95(6):1946-51. PubMed PMID: 23453761
  • Shahian DM, Jacobs JP, Edwards FH, Brennan JM, Dokholyan RS, Prager RL, Wright CD, Peterson ED, McDonald DE, Grover FL. The society of thoracic surgeons national database. Heart. 2013 Oct;99(20):1494-501. PubMed PMID: 23335498
  • Hattler B, Grover FL, Shroyer AL. Letter by Hattler et al regarding article, "Graft patency after off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery". Circulation. 2013 Jan 15;127(2):e276. PubMed PMID: 23319818
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Professional Memberships

  • American Medical Association, Member
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS), Fellow
  • American Association for Thoracic Surgery, Member
  • American Surgical Association, Member
  • Western Thoracic Surgical Association, Member
  • European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery, Member
  • Society of University Surgeons, Member
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, Member
  • Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, Member
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Finance Committee Chair, STS Representative, STS Voting Representation, STS Council, STS Workforce
  • American College of Cardiology, Fellow, Surgeon Council Member, National Cardiac Data Registry Board Member, ASCERT Steering Committee
  • American Heart Association (AHA), Member
  • Southwestern Surgical Congress, Member
  • International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery , Member
  • Association for Academic Surgery , Member
  • Society of Vascular Surgeons , Member
  • American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow
  • American Trauma Society, Member
  • Association of Veteran's Administration Surgeons , Member
  • American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Member
  • Southern Surgical Association, Member
  • General Thoracic Surgical Club, Member
  • Denver Medical Society, Member
  • Colorado Medical Society (CMS), Member
  • International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, Member
  • Denver Academy of Surgery , Member
  • Rocky Mountain Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgical Society, Member
  • Colorado Trudeau Society , Member
  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons , Member
  • Society of Surgical Chairs , Member

Practice Locations

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Thoracic and Cardiac, Board Certification (1991)
  • Surgery, Board Certification (1970)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Surgery - Open Heart Surgery
  • Surgery - Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Surgery - Lung Transplant Surgery
  • Surgery - Heart Transplant Surgery
  • Surgery - Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Surgery
Clinical Interests
I am interested in acquired adult cardiac surgery and lung and heart transplantation, as well as risk-adjusted outcomes analyses and quality improvement in the field of cardiothoracic surgery.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Duke University School of Medicine (1964)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • AB, Duke University (NC) (1960)
Internships:
  • Duke University Hospital Program (1965)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado, Chief Resident, Surgery (1970)
  • Duke University Hospital Program, Surgery (1966)
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Languages: English
Department: Surgery-Cardiothoracic
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