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J. Rankin

J. Scott Rankin, M.D.

Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, WVU Heart & Vascular Institute, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
320 Lynnwood Boulevard
Nashville, TN  37205
United States
1 615 969-1543
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Middle Tennessee State University (B.S.1966)
University of Tennessee (M.D.1969)
University of Alabama (General Surgery Residency 1970-1972; Dr. John Kirklin, Chairman)
United States Air Force (1972-1974)
Duke University Surgical Research Fellowship (Cardiac Physiology 1974-1976)
Duke University (General & Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency 1976-1980; Dr. David Sabiston, Jr. Chairman)
Duke University (Teaching Scholar, Assistant Professor, and Associate Professor of Surgery 1980-1990)
University of California, San Francisco (Professor and Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery (1990-1993)
Vanderbilt University (Clinical Appointment 1993-2015)
Centennial Medical Center, Nashville, TN (Attending Surgeon 1993-2015)
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV (Professor of Surgery 2016-Present)
WVU Heart & Vascular Institute (Attending Surgeon 2016-Present)

Other Interests

Aortic Valve Repair
Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Repair
Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
Multiple Valve Surgery
Multiple Internal Mammary Artery Bypass
Thoracic Aortic Dissection and Aneurysms
Statistical Outcome Research
Cardiac Physiology (Ventricular Function & Coronary Blood Flow)