CONTACT INFORMATION

Jeffrey Schwartz
Jeffrey Schwartz
M.D., FACS
Associate Professor
Interim Medical Director, Lung Transplant
Residency Program Director, CV Surgery
Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Specialties
Heart Transplant, Lung Transplant, Aortic Valve Surgery, Mechanical Circulatory Support (LVAD), Heart Surgery, Familial Aortic Disease, Aortic Aneurysms, Adult Cardiac Surgery, Mechanical Cardiac Assist, Marfan's Syndrome
Board Certifications
Surgery - General Cert: AM Board of Surgery
Thoracic Surgery - General Cert: AM Board of Thoracic Surgery
Publications
Shah,S.; Sinno,S.; Vandevender,D.; Schwartz,J.Management of thoracic aortic graft infections with the omental flap ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY 2013 ;70(6):680-683
Ashbrook,M.; Walenga,J. M.; Schwartz,J.; Heroux,A.; Jeske,W. P.; Escalante,V.; Bakhos,M.Left ventricular assist device-induced coagulation and platelet activation and effect of the current anticoagulant therapy regimen Clinical and applied thrombosis/hemostasis : official journal of the International Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis 2013 ;19(3):249-255
Cohoon,K. P.; Foley,J.; Dieter,R. S.; Bakhos,M.; Schwartz,J.The Development of Ascending Aortic Aneurysms After Elective Aortic Valve Replacement With St Jude Mechanical Valve Prosthesis in the Bicuspid Patient: A Pilot Study Angiology 2013 ;64(5):379-384
Patterson,R. E.; Colditz,G. A.; Hu,F. B.; Schmitz,K. H.; Ahima,R. S.; Brownson,R. C.; Carson,K. R.; Chavarro,J. E.; Chodosh,L. A.; Gehlert,S.; Gill,J.; Glanz,K.; Haire-Joshu,D.; Herbst,K. L.; Hoehner,C. M.; Hovmand,P. S.; Irwin,M. L.; Jacobs,L. A.; James,A. S.; Jones,L. W.; Kerr,J.; Kibel,A. S.; King,I. B.; Ligibel,J. A.; Meyerhardt,J. A.; Natarajan,L.; Neuhouser,M. L.; Olefsky,J. M.; Proctor,E. K.; Redline,S.; Rock,C. L.; Rosner,B.; Sarwer,D. B.; Schwartz,J. S.; Sears,D. D.; Sesso,H. D.; Stampfer,M. J.; Subramanian,S. V.; Taveras,E. M.; Tchou,J.; Thompson,B.; Troxel,A. B.; Wessling-Resnick,M.; Wolin,K. Y.; Thornquist,M. D.The 2011-2016 Transdisciplinary Research on Energetics and Cancer (TREC) initiative: rationale and design Cancer causes & control : CCC 2013 ;24(4):695-704
Havasi,A.; Wang,Z.; Gall,J. M.; Spaderna,M.; Suri,V.; Canlas,E.; Martin,J. L.; Schwartz,J. H.; Borkan,S. C.Hsp27 inhibits sublethal, Src-mediated renal epithelial cell injury. American Journal of Physiology - Renal Physiology 2009 ;297(3):F760-8
Untch,B. R.; Jeske,W. P.; Schwartz,J.; Botkin,S.; Prechel,M.; Walenga,J. M.; Bakhos,M.Inflammatory and hemostatic activation in patients undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting. Clinical & Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis 2008 ;14(2):141-148
Schwartz,J. P.; Bakhos,M.; Patel,A.; Botkin,S.; Neragi-Miandoab,S.Impact of pre-existing conditions, age and the length of cardiopulmonary bypass on postoperative outcome after repair of the ascending aorta and aortic arch for aortic aneurysms and dissections. Interactive Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery 2008 ;7(5):850-854
Schwartz,J. P.; Bakhos,M.; Patel,A.; Botkin,S.; Neragi-Miandoab,S.Repair of aortic arch and the impact of cross-clamping time, New York Heart Association stage, circulatory arrest time, and age on operative outcome Interactive Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery 2008 ;7(3):425-429
Havasi,A.; Li,Z.; Wang,Z.; Martin,J. L.; Botla,V.; Ruchalski,K.; Schwartz,J. H.; Borkan,S. C.Hsp27 inhibits Bax activation and apoptosis via a phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase-dependent mechanism. Journal of Biological Chemistry 2008 ;283(18):12305-12313
Shuhaiber,J.; Nemeh,H.; Schwartz,J.Pseudoaneurysm of ascending aorta after biventricular assist device support. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 2008 ;27(12):1348-1349
Shuhaiber,J. H.; Kim,J. B.; Hur,K.; Gibbons,R. D.; Nemeh,H. W.; Schwartz,J. P.; Bakhos,M.Comparison of survival in primary and repeat heart transplantation from 1987 through 2004 in the United States. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2007 ;83(6):2135-2141
Neragi-Miandoab,S.; Tuchak,J.; Bakhos,M.; Schwartz,J. P.Open repair of a new aneurysm of the thoracoabdominal aorta after endovascular stent placement. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 2006 ;132(1):157-158
Goodfellow,R. J.; Schwartz,J.; Leya,F.BlackAorta: a rare finding at aortic valve replacement. Journal of Invasive Cardiology 2005 ;17(3):165-167
Gudmundsson,G. S.; Ohr,J.; Leya,F.; Jacobs,W. R.; Godwin,J. E.; Schwartz,J.An unusual case of recurrent Loffler endomyocarditis of the aortic valve. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 2003 ;127(5):606-609
Education
Medical School
Emory University School of Medicine
Residency
University of Illinois Medical Center, Surgery: General Surgery
University of Southern California School of Medicine, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Interests & Hobbies
Family Time
Skiing
Tennis
Golf