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Dominic Emerson

Dominic Emerson

Cedars-Sinai
127 South San Vicente Blvd
Suite A3103
Los Angeles, CA  90048
United States
3104233851
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Role: 
Surgeon - Cardiothoracic

Background

-2019-Present: Assistant Professor of Cardiac Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles

-Associate Director, Heart Transplantation

-Associate Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support

Other Interests

-Heart transplant/ mechanical circulatory support (temporary and durable)
-Structural heart disease
-Robotic mitral valve repair
-Quality improvement
-Residency education 
-Research: Vasoplegia, end-stage heart failure, organ preservation, mechanical circulatory support, outcomes

Research

Selected Publications

Chikwe J, Trento A, Cheng W, Emerson D, et al. Commentary: Lessons from 1000 robotic mitral repairs. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 27:S0022-5223(20)30711-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.12.133. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32417052.

Chung JS, Emerson D, Ramzy D, Akhmerov A, Megna D, Esmailian F, Kobashigawa J, Cole RM, Moriguchi J, Trento A. A New Paradigm in Mechanical Circulatory Support: 100-Patient Experience. Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May;109(5):1370-1377. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.08.041. Epub 2019 Sep 26. PMID: 31563492.

Chung JS, Emerson D, Ramzy D, Akhmerov A, Cole RM, Megna D, et al. Temporary mechanical circulatory support, a new paradigm in bridging patients to heart transplantation: comparing outcomes versus durable left ventricular assist devices. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2019;38(4):S230-S1. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2019.01.567

 

Additional Educational Information

Dominic Emerson, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cardiac Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute - ranked #1 for Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery by U.S. News & World Report in the region, and #3 in the United States. 

Dr. Emerson completed medical school at the University of Washington, general surgery residency at the Georgetown University Hospital, and fellowships in both Cardiothoracic Surgery and Heart Transplant/Mechanical Circulatory Support at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Robotic
  • Cardiac
  • Coronary disease
  • Heart failure
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Valve disease
  • Heart Transplant