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Jeffrey Schwartz
M.D., FACS
  • Professor
  • Surgical Director, Heart Transplant and Mechanical Assist Devices
  • Surgical Director, Lung Transplant
  • Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Specialties
Heart Transplant, Lung Transplant, Aortic Valve Surgery, Mechanical Circulatory Support (LVAD), Heart Surgery, Familial Aortic Disease, Aortic Aneurysms, Adult Cardiac Surgery, Mechanical Cardiac Assist, Marfan's Syndrome
Board Certifications
  • Surgery - General Cert: AM Board of Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery - General Cert: AM Board of Thoracic Surgery
Publications

The Development of Ascending Aortic Aneurysms After Elective Aortic Valve Replacement With St Jude Mechanical Valve Prosthesis in the Bicuspid Patient: A Pilot StudyCohoon,K. P.; Foley,J.; Dieter,R. S.; Bakhos,M.; Schwartz,J.Angiology 2013 ;64(5):379-384

Management of thoracic aortic graft infections with the omental flapShah,S.; Sinno,S.; Vandevender,D.; Schwartz,J.ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY 2013 ;70(6):680-683

Left ventricular assist device-induced coagulation and platelet activation and effect of the current anticoagulant therapy regimenAshbrook,M.; Walenga,J. M.; Schwartz,J.; Heroux,A.; Jeske,W. P.; Escalante,V.; Bakhos,M.Clinical and applied thrombosis/hemostasis : official journal of the International Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis 2013 ;19(3):249-255

The 2011-2016 Transdisciplinary Research on Energetics and Cancer (TREC) initiative: rationale and designPatterson,R. E.; Colditz,G. A.; Hu,F. B.; Schmitz,K. H.; Ahima,R. S.; Brownson,R. C.; Carson,K. R.; Chavarro,J. E.; Chodosh,L. A.; Gehlert,S.; Gill,J.; Glanz,K.; Haire-Joshu,D.; Herbst,K. L.; Hoehner,C. M.; Hovmand,P. S.; Irwin,M. L.; Jacobs,L. A.; James,A. S.; Jones,L. W.; Kerr,J.; Kibel,A. S.; King,I. B.; Ligibel,J. A.; Meyerhardt,J. A.; Natarajan,L.; Neuhouser,M. L.; Olefsky,J. M.; Proctor,E. K.; Redline,S.; Rock,C. L.; Rosner,B.; Sarwer,D. B.; Schwartz,J. S.; Sears,D. D.; Sesso,H. D.; Stampfer,M. J.; Subramanian,S. V.; Taveras,E. M.; Tchou,J.; Thompson,B.; Troxel,A. B.; Wessling-Resnick,M.; Wolin,K. Y.; Thornquist,M. D.Cancer causes & control : CCC 2013 ;24(4):695-704

Hsp27 inhibits sublethal, Src-mediated renal epithelial cell injury.Havasi,A.; Wang,Z.; Gall,J. M.; Spaderna,M.; Suri,V.; Canlas,E.; Martin,J. L.; Schwartz,J. H.; Borkan,S. C.American Journal of Physiology - Renal Physiology 2009 ;297(3):F760-8

Pseudoaneurysm of ascending aorta after biventricular assist device support.Shuhaiber,J.; Nemeh,H.; Schwartz,J.Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 2008 ;27(12):1348-1349

Impact of pre-existing conditions, age and the length of cardiopulmonary bypass on postoperative outcome after repair of the ascending aorta and aortic arch for aortic aneurysms and dissections.Schwartz,J. P.; Bakhos,M.; Patel,A.; Botkin,S.; Neragi-Miandoab,S.Interactive Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery 2008 ;7(5):850-854

Repair of aortic arch and the impact of cross-clamping time, New York Heart Association stage, circulatory arrest time, and age on operative outcomeSchwartz,J. P.; Bakhos,M.; Patel,A.; Botkin,S.; Neragi-Miandoab,S.Interactive Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery 2008 ;7(3):425-429

Hsp27 inhibits Bax activation and apoptosis via a phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase-dependent mechanism.Havasi,A.; Li,Z.; Wang,Z.; Martin,J. L.; Botla,V.; Ruchalski,K.; Schwartz,J. H.; Borkan,S. C.Journal of Biological Chemistry 2008 ;283(18):12305-12313

Inflammatory and hemostatic activation in patients undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting.Untch,B. R.; Jeske,W. P.; Schwartz,J.; Botkin,S.; Prechel,M.; Walenga,J. M.; Bakhos,M.Clinical & Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis 2008 ;14(2):141-148

Comparison of survival in primary and repeat heart transplantation from 1987 through 2004 in the United States.Shuhaiber,J. H.; Kim,J. B.; Hur,K.; Gibbons,R. D.; Nemeh,H. W.; Schwartz,J. P.; Bakhos,M.Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2007 ;83(6):2135-2141

Open repair of a new aneurysm of the thoracoabdominal aorta after endovascular stent placement.Neragi-Miandoab,S.; Tuchak,J.; Bakhos,M.; Schwartz,J. P.Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 2006 ;132(1):157-158

BlackAorta: a rare finding at aortic valve replacement.Goodfellow,R. J.; Schwartz,J.; Leya,F.Journal of Invasive Cardiology 2005 ;17(3):165-167

An unusual case of recurrent Loffler endomyocarditis of the aortic valve.Gudmundsson,G. S.; Ohr,J.; Leya,F.; Jacobs,W. R.; Godwin,J. E.; Schwartz,J.Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 2003 ;127(5):606-609

Education
Medical School
  • Emory University School of Medicine
Residency
  • University of Illinois Medical Center, Surgery: General Surgery
  • University of Southern California School of Medicine, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Interests
  • Family Time
  • Skiing
  • Tennis
  • Golf