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Ralph Damiano

Ralph J. Damiano, Jr., M.D.

Evarts A. Graham Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine
660 South Euclid, Campus Box 8234
Saint Louis, MO  63110
United States
1 314 362-7327
1 314 747-0917 (fax)
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Role: 
Surgeon

Background

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (BA, Summa Cum Laude, 1976)
Duke University, Durham, NC (MD, 1976-80)
Duke University Medical Center (Gen Surg & Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Training (1980-89)
Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA (1989-1996)
Penn State University, Hershey, PA (Prof/Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery 1996-2000)
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine (Chief, Cardiac Surgery 2000 - )
Clinical Teacher of the Year Award, Washington University School of Medicine (2006)
Associate Editor, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (1998 - 2008)
Editor, Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (2008 - )
Vice-President, International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (2008-2009)

Interests

Coronary Artery Revascularization
Surgical Electrophysiology
Skiing
Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
Clinical and Basic Research on the Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation
Valve Repair and Replacement
Myocardial Preservation