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Umar Boston

Umar Sekou-Toure Boston, M.D.

University of Tennessee/ LeBonheur Children's Hospital
49 N Dunlap St, 3rd Fl
Memphis, TN  38105
United States
(901) 287-5995
(901) 287-5970 (fax)
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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-present)
Sub-speciality Certificate in Congenital Heart Surgery ( 2014)


Neonatal and infant cardiac surgery
Pediatric Heart failure and transplantation
Development of prosthetic valves using regenerative tissues
Developing pediatric cardiac surgery programs in emerging countries


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)

Practice Areas

  • Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
  • Medical Technology