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jkbsmall.JPG Jay K. Bhama, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Associate Director of Lung & Heart/Lung Transplantation

Assistant: Deb Yednak (412) 692-2779

UPMC Presbyterian
Suite C-924
200 Lothrop St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

bullet point  Education
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BS, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
MD, Baylor College of Medicine
bullet point  Training
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General Surgery Residency, Baylor College of Medicine
Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency, George Washington University
Cardiac Surgery Fellowship, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Cardiac Surgery Fellowship, Mayo Clinic
Heart & Lung Transplant Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Artificial Heart/Mechanical Circulatory Support Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
bullet point  Appointments and Positions
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2008-present, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

2006-2008, Clinical Instructor of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
bullet point  Research Interests
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Heart and Lung Transplantation, Organ Preservation, Immunologic Tolerance
Artificial Heart Technology/Mechanical Circulatory Support
Surgical Management of Heart Failure
Adult Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Aortic Disease, Coronary and Valvular Heart Disease
bullet point  Professional Activities
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Michael E. DeBakey International Surgical Society
Southern Thoracic Surgical Association
International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
American Heart Association, Council on Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
American College of Surgeons
bullet point  Journal Reviewing and Editorial Boards
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Manuscript Reviewer, The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Manuscript Reviewer, The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
bullet point  Outreach
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Dr. Bhama welcomes the opportunity to meet with individual physicians or group practices. To arrange for a meeting or speaking opportunity with Dr. Bhama, contact Deborah Yednak 412-648-6315.
bullet point  Publications
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Visit PubMed for a list of Dr. Bhama's publications.
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