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John Thurber

John S. Thurber, M.D.

Shelby Baptist Medical Center, Brookwood Baptist Health
1004 First Street North, Suite 390
Alabaster, AL  35007
United States
1 205 620-7523
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Tulane University (B. Arch.)
Tulane University School of Medicine (M.D. 1994)
National Naval Medical Center Bethesda General Surgery Residency (1996-2000)
University of Alabama at Birmingham Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency (2001-2004)
Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon, National Naval Medical Center Bethesda, Walter Reed Army Medical C
Navy Specialty Leader for Cardiothoracic Surgery (2005- 2014)
Asst Professor of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (2004- 2014)
Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery Service, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (2009-2014)
Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda (2007-2014)

Other Interests

Robotic-assisted Thoracic Surgery
Minimally Invasive Mitral valve repair, aortic valve replacement
Surgery for arrythmia
Cycling, running

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Thoracic
  • Aorta
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac
  • Coronary disease
  • Lung
  • Mediastinum
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Pericardium
  • Thoracic
  • Tricuspid valve disease
  • Valve disease