Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
3040 Burnett-Womack Bldg., CB #7065
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7065
Office phone: 919-966-3381
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Lung transplantation, lung cancer, Cyberknife (stereotactic radiosurgery) for lung cancer, esophageal cancer, airway diseases and problems. Because of a disability that limits prolonged standing, I no longer perform surgery, but am available for second opinions and advice. I perform bronchoscopy, interventional bronchoscopy, and participate in treatment planning for stereotactic radiosurgery (Cyberknife) with colleagues in Radiation Oncology.
Ischemia-reperfusion injury, lung transplantation, lung transplantation from non-heart-beating donors, ex-vivo lung perfusion/ventilation, cell culture models of ischemia-reperfusion injury. Principal investigator on a large NIH clinical trial grant, “More and Better Lungs: Ex-Vivo Perfusion of Lungs from Non-Heart-Beating Donors” (NHLBI grant 1 UM1 HL113115-01A1, 9/1/13 - 6/30/2016).
- Thoracic Transplant Fellow, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., 1988-1989
- Resident, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1986-1988
- M.Sc., Pulmonary Physiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1984
- Resident, General Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1980-1986
- York Finch Hospital Rotating Internship, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1976-1977
- M.D., University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1976