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Jeremy Song

Jeremy J. Song, M.D.

Memorial Healthcare System
Memorial Cardiac & Vascular Institute
1150 N 35th Avenue, Suite 440
Hollywood, FL  33021
United States
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic

Other Interests

Adult Cardiac Surgery
Mitral Valve Surgery
Aortic Valve Surgery
Aortic Surgery
Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
Coronary artery bypass graft


Research Grants

American Heart Association, Founders Affiliate, Predoctoral Research Fellowship (10PRE3870031) — 06/2010-06/2011
American Society of Transplant Surgeons, "Presidential Student Award" – 07/2011-08/2011
Alpha Omega Alpha (ΑΩΑ) Student Research Fellowship – 05/2012 



Song JJ, Guyette JP, Gilpin SE, Gonzalez G, Vacanti JP and Ott HC, Regeneration and experimental orthotopic transplantation of a bioengineered kidney. Nature Medicine, 2013. 19(5): p. 646-51

Goel R, Garg P, Achenbach S, Gupta A, Song JJ, Wong ND, Shaw LJ, and Narula J, Coronary artery calcification and coronary atherosclerotic disease. Cardiology Clinics, 2012. 30(1): p. 19-47.

Song JJ and Ott HC, Bioartificial Lung Engineering. American Journal of Transplantation, 2012. 12(2): p. 283-288.

Garg P, Misra S, Thakur JD and Song J, Single incision laparoscopic surgery ovarian cystectomy in large benign ovarian cysts using conventional instruments. Journal of Minimal Access Surgery, 2011. 7(4): p. 232.

Song JJ, Kim SS, Liu Z, Madsen JC, Mathisen DJ, Vacanti JP and Ott HC, Enhanced in vivo function of bioartificial lungs in rats. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 2011. 92(3): p. 998-1006.

Song JJ and Ott HC, Organ engineering based on decellularized matrix scaffolds. Trends in Molecular Medicine, 2011. 17(8): p. 424-432.

Garg P, Sidhu G, Nair S, Song J, Singla V, Lakhtaria P and Ismail M, The fate and significance of retained staples after stapled haemorrhoidopexy. Colorectal Disease, 2011. 13(5): p. 572-575.

Garg P, Song J, Bhatia A, Kalia H and Menon G, The efficacy of anal fistula plug in fistula-in-ano: a systematic review. Colorectal Disease, 2010. 12(10): p. 965-970.

Garg P, Lakhtaria P, Song J and Ismail M, Proctitis due to retained staples after stapler hemorrhoidopexy and a review of literature. International Journal of Colorectal Disease, 2010. 25(2): p. 289-290.

Toda NRT, Song J and Nieh JC, Bumblebees exhibit the memory spacing effect. Naturwissenschaften, 2009. 96(10): p. 1185-1191.

Song J, Chao C and Xu Y, Ser18 and Ser23 phosphorylation plays synergistic roles in activating p53- dependent neuronal apoptosis. Cell Cycle, 2007. 6(12): p. 1411-1413. 


Invited Talks

“Treating Organ Failure: Beyond Transplantation and Dialysis.” – September 30, 2013
Host: Dr. Gaurang M. Shah, MD FASN, Chief of Nephrology, Division of Medicine, Department of Nephrology, UC Irvine Medical Center. 



Song, J and J.C. Nieh. The juvenile hormone analog, methoprene, affects bumblebee, Bombus impatiens, foraging. in 2006 Animal Behaviour Society Annual Conference.

Song JJ, Vacanti JP, Madsen JC, & Ott HC. Perfusion-Decellularization of Human Hearts: Bringing the Native Cardiac Matrix to Clinical Scale in 2011 Massachusetts Chapter of American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting.

Al-Siddiqi H, Jank B, Ng R, Song J, Vacanti J and Ott H, Undifferentiated iPS Cells Do Not Regenerate Functional Lung Tissue When Seeded on Native Lung Extracellular Matrix under Biomimetic Culture Conditions. Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum Proceedings, 2011(2011).

Finn JH, Tyler AL, Laertis I, Jeremy S, Harald O and Darrell NK, Derivation Of Lung Progenitors From Pluripotent Stem Cells, in D99. Repair by stem cells: paracrine mechanisms and induced pluripotent stem cells (IPSCS), American Thoracic Society. p. A6534-A6534.

Guyette JP, Song JJ, Chuang W, Ng R, Charest JM, Gaudette GR, Vacanti JP, and Ott HC, Decellularizing Human Hearts: Characterizing Native Cardiac Matrix for Clinical Translation. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 2013. 32(4): p. S45.

Gilpin SE, Guyette JP, Ren X, Gonzalez G, Xiong L, Song JJ, Vacanti J, and Ott HC, Up-Scaling Decellularization and Whole Organ Culture for Human Lung Regeneration. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation: the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 2013. 32(4): p. S69-S70. 


Additional Educational Information

Graduate Medical Training (2014-2020)

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University-New York Presbyterian Hospital 

Undergraduate Medical Training (2008-2014)

  • University of California-Irvine School of Medicine (MD, 2014)
  • Predoctoral Research Fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (2011-2012)
  • American Heart Association Predoctoral Research Fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (2010-2011)

Undergraduate Education (2004-2008)

  • University of California-San Diego (BS in General Biology, 2008)
  • University of California-San Diego (BA in History, 2008)



Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Vascular
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Transcatheter
  • Coronary disease
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Endocarditis
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Heart failure
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Pericardium
  • Valve disease
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Mitral valve disease
  • Tricuspid valve disease
  • Pulmonary valve disease
  • Aorta
  • Endovascular