Joseph Zwischenberger received his medical degree from the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine. He completed residencies in General Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery. He completed a Critical Care/ECMO fellowship at the University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich. He also completed a Cardiac Surgery fellowship at the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Zwischenberger is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and Surgical Critical Care and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.
Faculty RankProfessor of Surgery and Pediatrics
University of Kentucky, College of Medicine
University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor
Critical Care/ECMO, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor
Cardiac Surgery, National Institute of Health
Certifications and Special Training
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
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- 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
- 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
- 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
Cancer Center Member
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.
- Drug Discovery, Delivery and Translational Therapeutics
College & Department
- College of Medicine
- Department of Surgery
UK Markey Cancer CenterWhitney-Hendrickson Building800 Rose St.
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