Danny Chu, MD, FACS

Contact

Assistant

Cindy Mauder
T: 412-647-6636
 

Address

UPMC Presbyterian, 200 Lothrop St., Suite C-711 Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Title(s)

Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Director of Cardiac Surgery, VAMC of Pittsburgh

Education and Training

MD, Tufts University School of Medicine - Boston, Massachusetts
BS, California Institute of Technology - Pasadena, California
Internship, University of California San Diego Medical Center - San Diego, California
General Surgery Residency, University of California San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center - San Diego, California
Thoracic Surgery Residency, Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, Texas

Board Certification:
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Professional Activities

American College of Surgeons
American Association for Thoracic Surgery
Association for Academic Surgery
Association of Veterans Affairs Surgeons, Secretary
Cardiac Surgery Curriculum Coordinator, University of Pittsburgh
Diplomate, American Board of Surgery
Diplomate, American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Marshall J. Orloff Society
Michael E. DeBakey International Surgical Society
Society of Asian Academic Surgeons
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Society of University Surgeons, Representative to the National Association for Biomedical Research (NABR)
Southern Thoracic Surgical Association
Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering Honors Society)

Journal Reviewing and Editorial Boards

American Journal of Cardiology, Editorial Board
BioMed Research International, Editorial Board
Case Reports International, Editorial Board
Current Surgery Reports, Editorial Board
JAMA Surgery, Editorial Board
Journal of Health & Medical Informatics, Editorial Board
Journal of Thoracic Disease, Editorial Board
Medicine, Surgery Section Editor
The Scientific World Journal, Editorial Board
World Journal of Cardiology, Editorial Board
World Journal of Respirology, Editorial Board
World Journal of Surgical Procedures, Editorial Board

Research Interests

Outcomes research
Health services research
Telemedicine and information technology
Biology of saphenous vein graft patency
Perioperative stroke prevention in cardiac surgery