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Tyler Gunn

Tyler M. Gunn, M.D.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
127 S San Vicente Blvd #A3600
Los Angeles, CA  90048
United States
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Assistant Professor of Cardiac Surgery

Director of ECMO Program, Cedars-Sinai Health System


Gunn TM, Malyala RSR, Gurley JC, Keshavamurthy S.  Extracorporeal life support and mechanical circulatory support in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and refractory cardiogenic shock. Interventional Cardiology Clinics. 2021; 10(2):195-205.

Disney L, Gunn TM, Klimkina O, Keshavamurthy S.  Giant right atrial myxoma associated with thrombocytopaenia. Heart, Lung and Circulation.  2021; S1443-9506(21)00578-3.

Bazan VM, Taylor EM, Gunn TM, Zwischenberger JB. Overview of the bicaval dual lumen cannula. Indian journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. 2021; 37(Suppl 2):232-240.

Gunn TM, Keshavamurthy S, Gurley JC.  Cannula migration through an undiagnosed patent foramen ovale and embolic cerebrovascular accident in a patient with femoral venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Journal of cardiac surgery. 2020; 35(7):1681-1682.

Gunn TM, London TE, Saha SP. Contemporary surgical management of atrial fibrillation. International journal of angiology. 2020; 29(2):123-130.

Gunn TM, Lippert K, Dugan AJ, Saha SP. Common femoral thromboendarterectomy and profundaplasty: a single center experience. Journal of cardiology & clinical research. 2018. 6(4):1143.

Speicher JE, Gunn TM, Rossi NP, Iannettoni MD. Delay in oral feeding is associated with a decrease in anastomotic leak following transhiatal esophagectomy. Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. 2018; 30(4):476-484.

Gunn TM, Stamou SC, Kouchoukos NT, Lobdell KW, Khabbaz K, Patzelt LH, Hagberg RC. Techniques of proximal root reconstruction and outcomes following repair of acute type A aortic dissection. Aorta. 2016; 4(2):33-41.

Gunn TM, Paone G, Emery RW, Ferraris VA.  The case for a conservative approach to blood transfusion management in cardiac surgery. Innovations. 2016; 11(3):157-64. 

Stamou SC, Williams ML, Gunn TM, Hagberg RC, Lobdell KW, Kouchoukos NT. Aortic root surgery in the United States: a report from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons database. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. 2015; 149(1):116-22.e4.

Gunn TM, Speicher JE, Iannettoni MD. Reply to the editor. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. 2014; 148(5):2444-5.

Gunn TM, Davis DM, Speicher JE, Rossi NP, Parekh KR, Lynch WR, Iannettoni MD. Expanded level of sympathetic chain removal does not increase the incidence or severity of compensatory hyperhidrosis after endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. 2014; 148 (6):2673-6.

Gunn TM, Amin PB, Stamou SC. Hybrid arch debranching and endograft repair in a patient with a ruptured thoracic aortic aneurysm. Journal of cardiac surgery. 2014; 29(2):231-3.

Gunn TM, Raz GM, Turek JW, Farivar RS. Cardiac manifestations of Q fever infection: case series and a review of the literature. Journal of cardiac surgery. 2013; 28 (3):233-7.

Liu J, He F, Gunn TM, Zhao D, Roberts CB. Precise seed-mediated growth and size-controlled synthesis of palladium nanoparticles using a green chemistry approach. Langmuir: the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids. 2009; 25(12):7116-28.

Additional Educational Information

2021-2022 Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles, CA
Heart and Lung Transplant Fellowship

2014-2021 University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Cardiothoracic Surgery Integrated Resident

2009-2014 University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), May 2014

2003-2009 University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
B.S.E. (Honors) in Chemical Engineering, May 2009


Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Coronary disease
  • Valve disease
  • Mechanical support and transplantation
  • Organ preservation
  • Heart Transplant
  • Lung Transplant
  • Aorta