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Victor A. Ferraris, MD, PhD, FACS

  • About

    Faculty Rank

    Tyler Gill Professor of Surgery


    Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia


    Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, Colo.

    Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Board of Surgery

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery

  • Publications


    1. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Practice Guideline Series – Aspirin and other anti-platelet agents during operative coronary revascularization – Executive Summary. Ferraris VA, Ferraris SP, Moliterno DJ, Camp PC, Walenga JM, Messmore HL, Jeske WP, Edwards FH, Royston D, Shahian DM, Peterson E, Bridges CR and Despotis G. Ann Thorac Surg 79:1454-61, 2005.
    2. Aspirin and postoperative bleeding after coronary artery surgery. Ferraris VA, Ferraris SP, Wehner P, Joseph O, Mentzer RM. Ann Surg 235:820-6, 2002.
    3. Aspirin usage and perioperative blood loss in patients undergoing unexpected operations. Ferraris VA and Swanson E. Surg Gynecol Obstet 156:439-42, 1982
    4. Perioperative blood transfusion & blood conservation in cardiac surgery: the society of thoracic surgeons and the society of cardiovascular anesthesiologists clinical practice guideline. Ferraris VA, Ferraris SP, Saha SP, Hessel EA, Haan CK, Royston D, Bridges CR, Higgins RSD, Despotis G, Brown JR, Spiess BD, Shore-Lesserson L, Stafford-Smith M, Mazer CD, Bennett-Guerrero E, Hill SE and Body S. Ann Thorac Surg 83:S27-S86, 2007.
    5. The impact of anti-platelet drugs on trauma outcomes. Ferraris VA, Bernard AC, Hyde B and Kearney PA. J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:492-7, 2012.
  • Research

    Cancer Center Member

    Research Focus

    Platelet function and carcinogenesis.


    • Cancer Cell Biology and Signaling

    College & Department

    • College of Medicine
    • Department of Surgery

    For Referring Physicians

    740 S. Limestone, A301 Kentucky Clinic
    University of Kentucky
    Lexington, KY 40536
    United States