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Brett Sheridan

Brett C. Sheridan, M.D., F.A.C.S.

California Pacific Medical Center / Palo Alto Medical Foundation
1100 Van Ness Ave
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA  94109
United States
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Stanford University (B.S. 1988)
Baylor College of Medicine (M.D. 1992)
University of Colorado (General Surgery, 1992-1999)
University of Colorado (NIH funded research fellow, 1995-1997)
University of Colorado (CT resident, 1999-2002)
University of North Carolina, Assistant Professor, 2002-2008
University of North Carolina, Associate Professor, 2009- 2016

Other Interests

Cardiac Surgery in High Risk Populations
Ventricular Assist Devices and Cardiac Transplantation
Advanced Technology in Cardiac Surgery
Application of Administrative Outcomes Data to Cardiothoracic Surgery


Sheridan BC, Invited commentary. (Opens new window)Ann Thorac Surg

Dean D, Kallel F, Ewald GA, Tatooles A, Sheridan BC, Brewer RJ, Caldeira C, Farrar DJ, Akhter SA, SSI Registry Investigators, Reduction in driveline infection rates: Results from the HeartMate II Multicenter Driveline Silicone Skin Interface (SSI) Registry. (Opens new window)J Heart Lung Transplant

Alhosaini H, Jensen BC, Chang PP, Sheridan BC, Katz JN, A novel link between G6PD deficiency and hemolysis in patients with continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices. (Opens new window)J Heart Lung Transplant

Federspiel JJ, Stearns SC, D'Arcy LP, Geissler KH, Beadles CA, Crespin DJ, Carey TS, Rossi JS, Sheridan BC, Resource use trajectories for aged medicare beneficiaries with complex coronary conditions. (Opens new window)Health Serv Res

Farkouh ME, Domanski M, Sleeper LA, Siami FS, Dangas G, Mack M, Yang M, Cohen DJ, Rosenberg Y, Solomon SD, Desai AS, Gersh BJ, Magnuson EA, Lansky A, Boineau R, Weinberger J, Ramanathan K, Sousa JE, Rankin J, Bhargava B, Buse J, Hueb W, Smith CR, Muratov V, Bansilal S, King S 3rd, Bertrand M, Fuster V, FREEDOM Trial Investigators, Strategies for multivessel revascularization in patients with diabetes. (Opens new window)N Engl J Med

Raasch H, Jensen BC, Chang PP, Mounsey JP, Gehi AK, Chung EH, Sheridan BC, Bowen A, Katz JN, Epidemiology, management, and outcomes of sustained ventricular arrhythmias after continuous-flow left ventricular assist device implantation. (Opens new window)Am Heart J

Federspiel JJ, Stearns SC, Sheridan BC, Kuritzky JJ, D'Arcy LP, Crespin DJ, Carey TS, Rossi JS, Evaluating the effectiveness of a rapidly adopted cardiovascular technology with administrative data: the case of drug-eluting stents for acute coronary syndromes. (Opens new window)Am Heart J

Rossi JS, Federspiel JJ, Crespin DJ, Carey TS, Sheridan BC, Stearns SC, Stress imaging use and repeat revascularization among medicare patients with high-risk coronary artery disease. (Opens new window)Am J Cardiol

Balfanz G, Arora H, Sheridan BC, Katz JN, Kumar PA, Dynamic mitral regurgitation without regional wall motion abnormality. (Opens new window)J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth

Bradford WT, Arora H, Sheridan BC, Sileshi B, Kumar PA, A left atrial mass in a middle-aged woman: just another myxoma? (Opens new window)J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth

Federspiel JJ, Stearns SC, Reiter KL, Geissler KH, Triplette MA, D'Arcy LP, Sheridan BC, Rossi JS, Disappearing and reappearing differences in drug-eluting stent use by race. (Opens new window)J Eval Clin Pract

Sheridan B, Invited commentary. (Opens new window)Ann Thorac Surg

Federspiel JJ, Stearns SC, van Domburg RT, Sheridan BC, Lund JL, Serruys PW, Risk-benefit trade-offs in revascularisation choices. (Opens new window)EuroIntervention

Bennett SK, Sheridan B, Meyers MO, Laparoscopic splenectomy despite the presence of a left ventricular assist device. (Opens new window)Am Surg

Sheridan BC, Stearns SC, Rossi JS, D'Arcy LP, Federspiel JJ, Carey TS, Three-year outcomes of multivessel revascularization in very elderly acute coronary syndrome patients. (Opens new window)Ann Thorac Surg

Campbell RA, Overmyer KA, Selzman CH, Sheridan BC, Wolberg AS, Contributions of extravascular and intravascular cells to fibrin network formation, structure, and stability. (Opens new window)Blood

Sheridan BC, Stearns SC, Massing MW, Stouffer GA, D'Arcy LP, Carey TS, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention or Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Intervention in Older Persons with Acute Coronary Syndrome-Part II. (Opens new window)Clin Geriatr

Sheridan BC, Stearns SC, Massing MW, Stouffer GA, D'Arcy LP, Carey TS, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention or Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Intervention in Older Persons with Acute Coronary Syndrome-Part I. (Opens new window)Clin Geriatr

Riesenman PJ, Farber MA, Rich PB, Sheridan BC, Mendes RR, Marston WA, Keagy BA, Outcomes of surgical and endovascular treatment of acute traumatic thoracic aortic injury. (Opens new window)J Vasc Surg

Selzman CH, Sheridan BC, Off-pump insertion of continuous flow left ventricular assist devices. (Opens new window)J Card Surg

Selzman CH, Chang PP, Vernon-Platt T, Bowen A, Kowalczyk S, Sheridan BC, Use of the Jarvik 2000 continuous flow left ventricular assist device for acute myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock. (Opens new window)J Heart Lung Transplant

Selzman CH, Bhati RS, Sheridan BC, Stansfield WE, Mill MR, Surgical therapy for heart failure. (Opens new window)J Am Coll Surg

Tsai BM, Turrentine MW, Sheridan BC, Wang M, Fiore AC, Brown JW, Meldrum DR, Differential effects of phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors on hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction and pulmonary artery cytokine expression. (Opens new window)Ann Thorac Surg

Bhati RS, Sheridan BC, Mill MR, Selzman CH, Heart transplantation for progressive cardiomyopathy as a manifestation of MELAS syndrome. (Opens new window)J Heart Lung Transplant

Grazia TJ, Hodges TN, Cleveland JC Jr, Sheridan BC, Zamora MR, Lobar torsion complicating bilateral lung transplantation. (Opens new window)J Heart Lung Transplant


Additional Educational Information

Dr. Sheridan received his Biology degree with Honors from Stanford University, where he was introduced to cardiac surgery by working in the Shumway Cardiovascular Research Center. He earned his medical degree under the mentroship of Dr. Michael DeBakey at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Dr. Sheridan completed his training in General Surgery and Cardiothoracic and Transplant at the University of Colorado.

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Thoracic
  • Coronary disease
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Heart failure
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Valve disease
  • Tricuspid valve disease
  • Transplant
  • Aorta