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Ralph J. Damiano, Jr., M.D.
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (BA, Summa Cum Laude, 1976)
Duke University, Durham, NC (MD, 1976-80)
Duke University Medical Center (Gen Surg & Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Training (1980-89)
Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA (1989-1996)
Penn State University, Hershey, PA (Prof/Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery 1996-2000)
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine (Chief, Cardiac Surgery 2000 - )
Clinical Teacher of the Year Award, Washington University School of Medicine (2006)
Associate Editor, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (1998 - 2008)
Editor, Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (2008 - )
Vice-President, International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (2008-2009)
Coronary Artery Revascularization
Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
Clinical and Basic Research on the Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation
Valve Repair and Replacement