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Umar Sekou-Toure Boston, M.D.
Diplomate-American Board of Thoracic Surgery (2006)
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Univ. of Tenn.(2006-2011)
Associate Professor of Surgery, Washington University in St Louis (2012-2015)
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (11/2015-present)
Sub-speciality Certificate in Congenital Heart Surgery ( 2014)
Neonatal and infant cardiac surgery
Pediatric Heart failure and transplantation
Electronic media for educational purposes in the field of pediatric cardiac surgery
Developing pediatric cardiac surgery programs in emerging countries
Additional Educational Information
University of Toronto - (B.S.1987- 1991)
Howard University - (M.D. 1991-1995)
Mayo Clinic- General Surgery Residency (1995- 2002)
Mayo Clinic - Cardiovascular Research Fellow, (1997-1999)
Mayo Clinic- Cardiothoracic Residency, (2002-2005)
Mayo Clinic - Chief Resident in Cardiothoracic surgery (2004-2005)
Univ. of Alberta- Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiac surgery(2005-2006)
- Mechanical circulatory assistance
- Medical technology
- Valve disease
- Professional Affairs