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Douglas R. Smego, MD

  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • Surgery
Board Certification:
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • Surgery
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: New Jersey Medical School
Residency: New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center - Surgery
  Montefiore Medical Center - Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery
Fellowship: Mount Sinai Hospital, New York - Aortic Fellowship
  University of Louisville Hospital - Trauma
Clinical Expertise:
  • Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest
  • Mitral valve prolapse
  • Mitral valve repair
  • Thoracic endograft stenting
Research Interests:
  • Percutaneous aortic valve repair
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Paraplegia after extensive thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: does critical spinal cord ischemia occur postoperatively?
    Etz CD, Luehr M, Kari FA, Bodian CA, Smego D, Plestis KA, Griepp RB.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2008
    2008 Feb
    135(2):324-30. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2007.11.002.
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