Tomas D Martin

Tomas D Martin, MD

Professor And Director, UF Health Aortic Disease Center

Department: MD-SURGERY-TCV
Business Phone: (352) 265-5470

About Tomas D Martin

Tomas Martin, MD, is a professor of surgery in the division of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine, as well as the director of the UF Health Aortic Disease Center.

Dr. Martin earned his medical degree from The University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He completed his general surgery and vascular surgery residencies at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, followed by a thoracic and cardiovascular surgical residency at UF.

Board-certified in thoracic surgery, his clinical interests span the field of surgical heart and vascular care, with a specific focus on aortic aneurysms and dissections, valve surgery and complex adult cardiac surgery, including caring for patients who need revisional operations. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Cardiology, and holds membership in numerous professional organizations, including the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Florida Society of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery. He has authored or co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters.

Dr. Martin is active in helping to provide medical and surgical care to people in underserved regions of the world. Through his outreach efforts, he has worked in the Philippines, Haiti, Gabon, Ghana, Cameroon and the Dominican Republic.

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Surgery
    American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Areas of Interest
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair – open
  • Aortic aneurysm repair – endovascular
  • Aortic dissection
  • Bicuspid aortic valve
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Marfan syndrome
  • Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair (TEVAR)
  • Thoracic aortic aneurysm

Publications

2021
Application of deep hypothermic circulatory arrest in open left chest aortic aneurysm repair
Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. [DOI] 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2021.03.080. [PMID] 33934896.
2021
Cor-Knot automated fastener in distal anastomosis of total aortic arch replacement: A case report.
Clinical case reports. 9(7) [DOI] 10.1002/ccr3.4555. [PMID] 34306706.
2021
Management of a spontaneous supra-aortic arterial dissection: a case report.
Journal of medical case reports. 15(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s13256-021-02886-3. [PMID] 34074328.
2020
Complicated acute type B aortic dissection: update on management and results.
The Journal of cardiovascular surgery. 61(6):697-707 [DOI] 10.23736/S0021-9509.20.11555-6. [PMID] 32964895.
2020
Endograft and external cinch to control hemorrhage in acute type A aortic dissection.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 35(4):934-936 [DOI] 10.1111/jocs.14475. [PMID] 32107790.
2020
Impact of Secondary Aortic Interventions After Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair on Long-Term Survival.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 110(1):27-38 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.10.015. [PMID] 31785293.
2020
J-Mart: aortic valve replacement with Florida sleeve aortic root reconstruction.
European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 58(6):1304-1305 [DOI] 10.1093/ejcts/ezaa236. [PMID] 32706876.
2020
Outcomes of Florida Sleeve Procedure in Patients with Bicuspid Versus Tricuspid Aortic Valve.
Innovations (Philadelphia, Pa.). 15(4):361-368 [DOI] 10.1177/1556984520938470. [PMID] 32729751.
2020
Pasteurella Multiocida infection resulting in a descending thoracic aorta mycotic pseudoaneurysm.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 35(8):2070-2072 [DOI] 10.1111/jocs.14776. [PMID] 32652682.
2020
Simultaneous aortic valve endocarditis and mycotic pseudoaneurysm of aortic coarctation.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 35(7):1714-1716 [DOI] 10.1111/jocs.14645. [PMID] 32557775.
2020
Utilizing the index for mortality prediction after cardiac transplantation risk score to predict hospital resource consumption.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 35(4):854-859 [DOI] 10.1111/jocs.14486. [PMID] 32115823.
2019
Even redo ascending aorta replacement has low mortality in elective setting.
The Journal of cardiovascular surgery. 60(1):150-152 [DOI] 10.23736/S0021-9509.18.10230-8. [PMID] 29786407.
2019
The Florida Sleeve Procedure Is Durable and Improves Aortic Valve Function.
Aorta (Stamford, Conn.). 7(2):49-55 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0039-1687854. [PMID] 31529428.
2019
Trans-carotid endovascular repair of ascending aortic pseudoaneurysms.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 34(1):28-30 [DOI] 10.1111/jocs.13984. [PMID] 30625255.
2018
Anticoagulation and Antiplatelet Strategies After On-X Mechanical Aortic Valve Replacement.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 71(24):2717-2726 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.03.535. [PMID] 29903344.
2017
Florida Sleeve Procedure Is Durable and Improves Aortic Valve Function in Marfan Syndrome Patients
Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 104(3):834-840 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.01.044.
2017
Outcomes of Antegrade Stent Graft Deployment During Hybrid Aortic Arch Repair
Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 104(2):538-544 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.11.087.
2016
Intraoperative hemidiaphragm electrical stimulation reduces oxidative stress and upregulates autophagy in surgery patients undergoing mechanical ventilation: exploratory study.
Journal of translational medicine. 14(1) [PMID] 27784315.
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2016
National treatment practices in the management of infectious intracranial aneurysms and infective endocarditis.
Journal of neurointerventional surgery. 8(7):741-6 [DOI] 10.1136/neurintsurg-2015-011834. [PMID] 26044986.
2016
Operative and Mid-Term Outcomes of Thoracic Aortic Operation in Octogenarians and Beyond.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 31(5):334-40 [DOI] 10.1111/jocs.12722. [PMID] 27017597.
2015
Outcomes of Surgeon-Modified Fenestrated-Branched Endograft Repair for Acute Aortic Pathology
Journal of Vascular Surgery. 62(5):1148+-59.e2 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2015.06.133. [PMID] 26254453.
2014
A novel technique for hybrid aortic arch reconstruction: the deployment cuff technique.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 97(4):1464-6 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.08.067. [PMID] 24694438.
2014
Close antiplatelet therapy monitoring and adjustment based upon thrombelastography may reduce late-onset bleeding in HeartMate II recipients.
Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. 18(4):457-65 [DOI] 10.1093/icvts/ivt546. [PMID] 24421208.
2014
Effect of intermittent phrenic nerve stimulation during cardiothoracic surgery on mitochondrial respiration in the human diaphragm.
Critical care medicine. 42(2):e152-6 [DOI] 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3182a63fdf. [PMID] 24126442.
2014
Pathology-specific secondary aortic interventions after thoracic endovascular aortic repair.
Journal of vascular surgery. 59(3):599-607 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2013.09.050. [PMID] 24571937.
2014
Percutaneous thoracic endovascular aortic repair is not contraindicated in obese patients.
Journal of vascular surgery. 60(4):921-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2014.04.051. [PMID] 24845111.
2014
Phrenic Nerve Stimulation Increases Human Diaphragm Fiber Force After Cardiothoracic Surgery
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 190(7):837-839
2014
Preoperative prediction of spinal cord ischemia after thoracic endovascular aortic repair.
Journal of vascular surgery. 60(6):1481-90.e1 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2014.08.103. [PMID] 25282701.
2014
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
Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 147(4):1202-1210 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.01.004. [PMID] 24512654.
2014
Safe sternal reentry in patients with large thoracic aortic pseudoaneurysms.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 97(2):705-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.05.112. [PMID] 24484818.
2014
Valve-Sparing Repair of Aortic Root Aneurysms: An Update On the Florida Sleeve
Heart Surgery Forum. 17(1):E10-E12 [DOI] 10.1532/HSF98.2013259. [PMID] 24631984.
2013
Combined treatment of intracaval uterine leiomyomatosis with pulmonary tumor emboli.
Journal of vascular surgery. Venous and lymphatic disorders. 1(2):217-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvsv.2012.06.001. [PMID] 26992348.
2013
Efficacy of thoracic endovascular stent repair for chronic type B aortic dissection with aneurysmal degeneration.
Journal of vascular surgery. 58(1):10-7.e1 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2012.12.071. [PMID] 23561433.
2013
Safety of Percutaneous Tevar in Obese Patients
Journal of Vascular Surgery. 57:39S-40S
2013
Treatment of acute visceral aortic pathology with fenestrated/branched endovascular repair in high-surgical-risk patients.
Journal of vascular surgery. 58(1):56-65.e1 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2012.12.043. [PMID] 23706619.
2012
Elevated Incidence of Spinal Cord Ischemia Among Patients Undergoing Tevar for Type B Aortic Dissections
Journal of Vascular Surgery. 55:622-623
2012
Endovascular treatment of acute and chronic aortic pathology in patients with Marfan syndrome.
Journal of vascular surgery. 55(5):1234-40; disucssion 1240 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2011.11.089. [PMID] 22465552.
2012
Intrathecal morphine in two patients undergoing deep hypothermic circulatory arrest during aortic surgery -A case report-.
Korean journal of anesthesiology. 63(6):563-6 [DOI] 10.4097/kjae.2012.63.6.563. [PMID] 23277821.
2012
Midterm cost and effectiveness of thoracic endovascular aortic repair versus open repair.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 93(2):473-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.10.016. [PMID] 22197617.
2012
Outcomes for acute type A aortic dissection: effects of previous cardiac surgery.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 93(4):1206-12; discussion 1212 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.12.076. [PMID] 22381448.
2012
Preoperative prediction of mortality within 1 year after elective thoracic endovascular aortic aneurysm repair.
Journal of vascular surgery. 56(5):1266-72; discussion 1272 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2012.04.018. [PMID] 22840739.
2011
Arch debranching versus elephant trunk procedures for hybrid repair of thoracic aortic pathologies.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 91(2):465-71 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.10.005. [PMID] 21256293.
2011
Early blood biomarkers predict organ injury and resource utilization following complex cardiac surgery.
The Journal of surgical research. 168(2):168-72 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jss.2009.09.023. [PMID] 20031165.
2010
Aortic Homograft for Treatment of Aortic Root Endocarditis With Concomitant Mitral Valve Destruction Reply
Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 90
2010
First United States experience of the TX2 Pro-Form thoracic delivery system.
Journal of vascular surgery. 52(6):1459-63 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2010.07.014. [PMID] 20801606.
2010
Misplacement of LVAD inflow cannula leads to insufficient output and tissue hypoperfusion.
Journal of artificial organs : the official journal of the Japanese Society for Artificial Organs. 13(4):225-7 [DOI] 10.1007/s10047-010-0516-x. [PMID] 20859646.
2010
Practice patterns for thoracic aneurysms in the stent graft era: health care system implications.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 90(6):1833-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.08.008. [PMID] 21095320.
2010
The Florida Sleeve Repair: Letter 2 Reply
Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 89
2009
Early outcomes after endovascular management of acute, complicated type B aortic dissection.
Journal of vascular surgery. 49(3):561-6; discussion 566 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2008.09.071. [PMID] 19268759.
2009
Early outcomes using the Florida sleeve repair for correction of aortic insufficiency due to root aneurysms.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 87(4):1161-8; discussion 1168 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.01.016. [PMID] 19324144.
2009
Endovascular treatment of traumatic thoracic aortic injuries.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 208(4):510-6 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2009.01.012. [PMID] 19476783.
2009
Evolution in the management of the total thoracic aorta.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. 137(3):627-34 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2008.11.012. [PMID] 19258079.
2009
Intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography alters the surgical course for patients undergoing ascending aortic aneurysm repair.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia. 23(1):71-4 [DOI] 10.1053/j.jvca.2007.12.003. [PMID] 18834772.
2009
Prophylactic nesiritide does not prevent dialysis or all-cause mortality in patients undergoing high-risk cardiac surgery.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. 138(4):959-64 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2009.05.014. [PMID] 19660420.
2009
Repair of concomitant valvular endocarditis using a single homograft.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 88(2):e14-5 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.04.127. [PMID] 19632371.
2009
Spinal cord ischemia after TEVAR in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Journal of vascular surgery. 49(2):302-6; discussion 306 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2008.08.119. [PMID] 19028067.
2009
Strongyloides Hyperinfection Syndrome Following Simultaneous Heart and Kidney Transplantation
Transplant International. 22(2):251-253 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1432-2277.2008.00767.x. [PMID] 18954367.
2008
A case of dual thoracoabdominal impalement in vehicular trauma.
The American surgeon. 74(8):757-60 [PMID] 18705582.
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2008
An unusual giant right coronary artery aneurysm resembles an intracardiac mass.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 107(4):1161-2 [DOI] 10.1213/ane.0b013e318181f74f. [PMID] 18806020.
2008
Closure of type I endoleaks and landing zone preparation of the thoracic aorta.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 85(2):e9-11 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2007.09.039. [PMID] 18222225.
2008
Early Blood Biomarkers Predict Organ Injury and Resource Utilization Following Complex Cardiac Surgery
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 207(3) [DOI] 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2008.06.042.
2008
Extent of aortic coverage and incidence of spinal cord ischemia after thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 86(6):1809-14; discussion 1814 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2008.09.022. [PMID] 19021982.
2008
Nesiritide following maze and mitral valve surgery.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 23(5):431-6 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1540-8191.2007.00552.x. [PMID] 18928481.
2008
Partial right atrial inflow occlusion for controlled systemic hypotension during thoracic endovascular aortic repair.
Journal of vascular surgery. 48(2):494-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2008.03.003. [PMID] 18644496.
2008
Reoperative cardiac surgery after long-term ventricular support therapy.
The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation. 27(7):789-91 [DOI] 10.1016/j.healun.2008.04.006. [PMID] 18582810.
2008
Temporary biventricular pacing postcardiopulmonary bypass in patients with reduced ejection fraction.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 23(4):324-30 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1540-8191.2007.00547.x. [PMID] 18598321.
2007
Early results after staged hybrid repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 205(3):420-31 [PMID] 17765158.
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2007
Effect of sildenafil on pulmonary artery pressure, systemic pressure, and nitric oxide utilization in patients with left ventricular assist devices.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 83(1):68-71; discussion 71 [PMID] 17184632.
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2007
Impending aortic penetration following thoracolumbar spinal fixation: a case study.
Journal of long-term effects of medical implants. 17(1):55-8 [PMID] 18298398.
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2007
Maldeployment of the TAG thoracic endograft.
Journal of vascular surgery. 46(5):1032-5 [PMID] 17980287.
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2007
Perioperative differences between endovascular repair of thoracic and abdominal aortic diseases.
Journal of vascular surgery. 45(1):86-9 [PMID] 17210388.
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2007
RIFLE criteria for acute kidney injury in aortic arch surgery.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. 134(6):1554-60; discussion 1560 [PMID] 18023682.
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2007
Risk factors for perioperative stroke during thoracic endovascular aortic repairs (TEVAR).
Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists. 14(4):568-73 [PMID] 17696634.
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2006
Effectiveness of nesiritide on dialysis or all-cause mortality in patients undergoing cardiothoracic surgery.
Clinical Cardiology. 29(1):18-24 [DOI] 10.1002/clc.4960290106. [PMID] 16477773.
2006
Persistent ST elevation and new regional wall motion abnormalities without evidence of coronary artery obstruction following surgical repair of an endocarditic aortic valve.
Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 20(3):397-400 [DOI] 10.1053/j.jvca.2005.02.012. [PMID] 16750745.
2005
Esophageal perforation in adults: aggressive, conservative treatment lowers morbidity and mortality.
Annals of surgery. 241(6):1016-21 ;discussion 1021 [PMID] 15912051.
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2005
Oral sildenafil reduces pulmonary hypertension after cardiac surgery.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 79(1):194-7; discussion 194 [PMID] 15620942.
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2005
The Florida sleeve: a new technique for aortic root remodeling with preservation of the aortic valve and sinuses.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 80(2):748-50 [PMID] 16039256.
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2005
Transferring diagnosis versus actual diagnosis at a center for thoracic aortic disease.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 79(6):1957-60 [PMID] 15919291.
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2004
Distal aortic perfusion during aortic arch reconstruction: another tool for the aortic surgeon.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 78(6):2196-8 [PMID] 15561077.
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2004
Intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography detects a sheared catheter wire and alters surgical approach in a Jehovah’s Witness patient undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia. 18(6):765-6 [PMID] 15650989.
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2004
Jehovah’s Witnesses requiring complex urgent cardiothoracic surgery.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 78(2):695-7 [PMID] 15276553.
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2004
Other potential solutions to facilitate thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair when uncontrolled hemorrhage develops at the subclavian clamp site.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 98(2) [DOI] 10.1213/01.ANE.0000077710.21575.DC. [PMID] 14742414.
2004
Use of cerebrospinal fluid drainage catheters during single-stage transmediastinal repair of ascending/descending aortic aneurysms.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia. 18(5):624-7 [PMID] 15578475.
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2003
Surgical approach for a patient with aortic stenosis and a frozen mediastinum.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia. 17(6):770-2 [PMID] 14689423.
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2003
Valvular pathology diagnosed with transesophageal echocardiography during aortic root replacement.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia. 17(2):271-2 [PMID] 12698417.
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2002
Functional outcome after thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
Journal of vascular surgery. 35(4):640-7 [PMID] 11932656.
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2002
Unilateral cerebral oxygen desaturation during emergent repair of a DeBakey type 1 aortic dissection: potential aversion of a major catastrophe.
Anesthesiology. 96(5):1263-5 [PMID] 11981170.
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2001
Comparison of milrinone versus nitroglycerin, alone and in combination, on grafted internal mammary artery flow after cardiopulmonary bypass: effects of alpha-adrenergic stimulation.
Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 15(6):723-7 [DOI] 10.1053/jcan.2001.28316. [PMID] 11748520.
2001
Pseudoaneurysm of a saphenous vein graft after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: differential diagnosis of a right atrial mass.
Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 15(5):614-7 [DOI] 10.1053/jcan.2001.26541. [PMID] 11688004.
2001
Single-stage transmediastinal replacement of the ascending, arch, and descending thoracic aorta.
Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 72(4):1232-8 [DOI] 10.1016/S0003-4975(01)02998-8. [PMID] 11603442.

Grants

Mar 2021 ACTIVE
Preservation of spinal cord tissue resulting from Ischemia following Aortic Surgery: creation of a clinically relevant rodent model and testing of a novel oxygen release therapeutic
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: UF FOU
Mar 2021 ACTIVE
Preservation of spinal cord tissue resulting from Ischemia following Aortic Surgery: creation of a clinically relevant rodent model and testing of a novel oxygen release therapeutic
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: UF FOU

Patents

Published November 2008
Inferior Vena Cava Variable Occlusional Catheter
#UF-2009-0131785-A1

Education

Fellowship – Thoracic Surgery
1987-1990 · University of Florida Affiliated Hospitals
Residency – Vascular Surgery
1986-1987 · Baylor College of Medicine
Residency – Surgery
1982-1986 · Baylor College of Medicine
Internship – Surgery
1981-1982 · Baylor College of Medicine
MD
1977-1981 · University of Texas Southwestern

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