The fascinating thing about CT surgery is that it’s never the same. Something is new every day. In Kentucky, particularly, I can intervene in a lot of disease and make huge inroads into people’s lives. There’s always something to learn, and that’s the big thing about medicine: It’s always moving. It’s not static. And that kind of fits my personality.
I’m big on trying to understand that with the majority of the diseases or illnesses that we treat, you’re going to find out what’s wrong only if you put your hands on the patient – if you really go see the patient and interpret what’s going on – versus looking at a set of numbers or a picture.
Faculty RankAssociate Professor of Surgery
Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans
General Surgery, St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, N.J.
General Surgery, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Loma Linda University, School of Medicine, Los Angeles
Advanced Minimally Invasive and Thoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Advanced Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
Certifications and Special Training
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Cardiothoracic Surgery ClinicThird Floor, Room L300
Kentucky ClinicFax: 859-257-9813740 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536Monday - Friday: 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Clinic times vary per physician
After Hours contact: 859-257-1000
Cardiothoracic SurgerySuite 201
Georgetown Community Hospital1140 Lexington Road
Georgetown KY 40324
This clinic is open on the second and fourth Friday of each month from 8 a.m. to noon.
Insurance policies can vary widely. Please check with your doctor/clinic for specific insurance information before your visit or procedure to avoid unexpected out-of-pocket costs. See list of insurers
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