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Zachary Brewer

Zachary Edgar Brewer, MD

Cardiac surgeon
1541 Florida Ave
Suite 305
Modesto, CA  95350-4439
United States
(209) 575-5833
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic




6620 Coyle Ave 

Suite 408 

Carmichael, CA 95408 

(916) 857-8260



1541 Florida Ave

Suite 305

Modesto, CA 95350

(209) 575-5833



Other Interests

CABG with arterial revascularization

Mitral valve repair

Tricuspid valve repair

Aortic dissection

Aortic surgery


Catheter-based valve repair/replacement

Catheter-based treatment for cardiogenic shock

Minimally invasive valve surgery

Surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation


Pedroza AJ, Brewer ZE, Lee AM. Emergent valve-sparing aortic root replacement and coronary artery bypass grafting for giant left sinus of Valsalva aneurysm presenting as acute coronary syndrome. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2018.03.009.

Brewer ZE, Dake MD, Fischbein MP. Two-stage surgical approach for ruptured Salmonella aortitis. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2017.09.102.

Chiu P, Edmonson A, Brewer ZE, Woo YJ. Resection of a Giant Cardiac Lymphovenous Malformation Involving the Right Atrioventricular Groove. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep;104(3):e257-e259.

Brewer ZE, Ogden WD, Fann JI, Burdon TA, Sheikh AY. Creation and Global Deployment of a Mobile, Application-Based Cognitive Simulator for Cardiac Surgical Procedures. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. Spring 2016;28(1):1-9.

Brewer ZE, Fann HC, Ogden WD, Burdon TA, Sheikh AY. Inheriting the Learner’s View: A Google Glass-Based Wearable Computing Platform for Improving Surgical Trainee Performance. J Surg Educ. 2016 Jul-Aug;73(4):682-8.

Brewer ZE, Vokic NC, Shrager JB. Thoracoscopic Resection of a Symptomatic, Congenital Rib Synostosis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101(4):1596-1598.

Brewer ZE and Sheikh AY. Sternotomy and Cardiopulmonary Bypass Interactive Module. Touch Surgery. 2014

Kaiser CA, Brewer Z: Chapter 5.5 “Postoperative Bleeding,” TSRA Primer of Cardiothoracic Surgery.S Youssef, J Williams, eds., 1st edition. Chicago, IL: Thoracic Surgery Residents Association; 2013

Chikwe J, Brewer Z, Goldstone AB, and Adams DH. Integrated Thoracic Surgery Residency Program Applicants: The Best and Brightest?. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011; 92(5): 1586-92.

Levin R, Leacche M, Petracek MR,  Deegan RJ, Eagle SS, Thompson A, Mias P, Solenkova NV, Umakanthan R,  Brewer ZE, Byrne JG.  Extending the Use of the Pacing Swan-Ganz for Safe Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vasc Anesthesia. 2010; 24(4): 568-73.

Huang P, Mukasa A, Bonavia R, Flynn R, Brewer Z, Cavenee W, Furnari F, White F. Quantitative analysis of EGFRvIII cellular signaling networks reveals a combinatorial therapeutic strategy for glioblastoma Proc Natl Acad Sci 2007; 104(31): 12867-12872.

Brewer Z. Elucidating EGFRvIII Cellular Signaling Networks: A Quantitative Approach. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Undergraduate Research Journal 2006; 14:13.

Additional Educational Information

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (B.S. chemical-biological engineering, B.S. biology, 2007)

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (M.D. 2011)

Stanford University Medical Center Integrated (I-6) Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency (2011-2017)

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Transcatheter
  • Cardiac
  • Coronary disease
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Endocarditis
  • Valve disease
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Tricuspid valve disease
  • Great vessels
  • Aorta
  • Endovascular
  • Education
  • Medical technology