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Joseph (Jay) B. Zwischenberger, MD, FACS

Chair, Department of Surgery
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Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Lung and Thoracic Cancer Team
  • About

    Dr. Jay Zwischenberger plays the harmonica as part of music therapy.
    Dr. Jay Zwischenberger plays the harmonica as part of music therapy.

    Joseph Zwischenberger received his medical degree from the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine. He completed a fellowship at the University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich.

    Dr. Zwischenberger is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in Surgical Critical Care and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

    Faculty Rank

    Professor of Surgery

    Degree

    University of Kentucky, College of Medicine

    Residency

    University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor

    Fellowship

    University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Board of Surgery

    American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery

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  • Publications

    Publications

    1. Wang-Zwische double lumen cannula-toward a percutaneous and ambulatory paracorporeal artificial lung. Wang D, Zhou X, Liu X, Sidor B, Lynch J, Zwischenberger JB. ASAIO J. 2008 Nov-Dec;54(6):606-11. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0b013e31818c69ab. PMID: 19033774
    2. Artificial lung basics: fundamental challenges, alternative designs and future innovations. Nolan H, Wang D, Zwischenberger JB. Organogenesis. 2011 Jan-Mar;7(1):23-7. Epub 2011 Jan 1. Review. PMID: 21289479
    3. Physiologic response to a simplified venovenous perfusion-induced systemic hyperthermia system. Ballard-Croft C, Wang D, Jones C, Sumpter LR, Zhou X, Thomas J, Topaz S, Zwischenberger JB. ASAIO J. 2012 Nov-Dec;58(6):601-6. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0b013e318271badb. PMID: 23085942
  • Research

    Cancer Center Member

    Research Focus

    Development of an artificial lung; development of hyperthermia as a therapy for lung cancer; development of the double lumen cannula for use in ambulatory extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and potential use in other therapies.

    For Referring Physicians

    800 Rose Street, MN264
    Lexington, KY 40536-0298
    United States

    Phone
    859-323-6013