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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
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Univ. of Tenn.(6/2021-present)
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (11/2015-6/2021)
Associate Professor of Surgery, Washington University in St Louis (2012-2015)
Sub-specialty Certificate in Congenital Heart Surgery ( 2014)
Diplomate-American Board of Thoracic Surgery (2006)

Other Interests

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)

Practice Areas

  • Congenital
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Valve disease
  • Education
  • Professional Affairs
  • Medical technology