Penn Transplant Institute

Transplant Faculty

Edward Cantu III, MD

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Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Hospital
Active Surgeon, Pennsylvania Hospital
Active Surgeon, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Attending Surgeon, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director of Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion Center, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Interim ​Surgical Director of Lung Transplantation, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Surgery

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Surgery
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery
3400 Spruce Street
6 Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: 215-615-6582
Fax: 215-349-5798
Education:
BA
Harvard University, 1994.
MD
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2000.
MS (Clinical Epidemiology )
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania , 2015.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship in General and Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, 2000-2001.
Junior Assistant Resident in General and Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, 2001-2002.
Research Fellow in Thoracic Transplantation, Duke University Medical Center, 2002-2004.
Senior Assistant Resident in General and Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, 2004-2006.
Chief Resident in General and Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, 2006-2007.
Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident, Duke University Medical Center, 2007-2010.
Certifications
Part I: American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Certificate #7742, 2010.
Part II: American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Certificate #7742, 2011.
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Selected Publications

Farooki Ali M, Bazick-Cuschieri Heidi, Gordon Emily K, Lee James C, Cantu Edward C, Augoustides John G: CASE 7-2014 Rescue Therapy With Early Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Primary Graft Dysfunction After Bilateral Lung Transplantation. Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia 28(4): 1138-44, Aug 2014.

Chaney John, Suzuki Yoshikazu, Cantu Edward, van Berkel Victor: Lung donor selection criteria. Journal of thoracic disease 6(8): 1032-8, Aug 2014.

Shah Rupal J, Emtiazjoo Amir M, Diamond Joshua M, Smith Patricia A, Roe David W, Wille Keith M, Orens Jonathan B, Ware Lorraine B, Weinacker Ann, Lama Vibha N, Bhorade Sangeeta M, Palmer Scott M, Crespo Maria, Lederer David J, Cantu Edward, Eckert George J, Christie Jason D, Wilkes David S: Plasma complement levels are associated with primary graft dysfunction and mortality after lung transplantation. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 189(12): 1564-7, Jun 2014.

Cohen David G, Christie Jason D, Anderson Brian J, Diamond Joshua M, Judy Ryan P, Shah Rupal J, Cantu Edward, Bellamy Scarlett L, Blumenthal Nancy P, Demissie Ejigayehu, Hopkins Ramona O, Mikkelsen Mark E: Cognitive function, mental health, and health-related quality of life after lung transplantation. Annals of the American Thoracic Society 11(4): 522-30, May 2014.

Suzuki Y, Tiwari J L, Lee J, Diamond J M, Blumenthal N P, Carney K, Borders C, Strain J, Alburger G W, Jackson D, Timar J, Berg J, Hasz R D, Cantu E: Should we reconsider lung transplantation through uncontrolled donation after circulatory death? American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 14(4): 966-71, Apr 2014.

Diamond Joshua M, Akimova Tatiana, Kazi Altaf, Shah Rupal J, Cantu Edward, Feng Rui, Levine Matthew H, Kawut Steven M, Meyer Nuala J, Lee James C, Hancock Wayne W, Aplenc Richard, Ware Lorraine B, Palmer Scott M, Bhorade Sangeeta, Lama Vibha N, Weinacker Ann, Orens Jonathan, Wille Keith, Crespo Maria, Lederer David J, Arcasoy Selim, Demissie Ejigayehu, Christie Jason D: Genetic variation in the prostaglandin E2 pathway is associated with primary graft dysfunction. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 189(5): 567-75, Mar 2014.

Shah R J, Wickersham N, Lederer D J, Palmer S M, Cantu E, Diamond J M, Kawut S M, Lama V N, Bhorade S, Crespo M, Demissie E, Sonett J, Wille K, Orens J, Weinacker A, Shah P, Arcasoy S, Wilkes D S, Christie J D, Ware L B: Preoperative plasma club (clara) cell secretory protein levels are associated with primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 14(2): 446-52, Feb 2014.

Shah Rupal J, Diamond Joshua M, Cantu Edward, Lee James C, Lederer David J, Lama Vibha N, Orens Jonathan, Weinacker Ann, Wilkes David S, Bhorade Sangeeta, Wille Keith M, Ware Lorraine B, Palmer Scott M, Crespo Maria, Localio A Russell, Demissie Ejigayehu, Kawut Steven M, Bellamy Scarlett L, Christie Jason D: Latent class analysis identifies distinct phenotypes of primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation. Chest 144(2): 616-22, Aug 2013.

Cantu E, Lederer D J, Meyer K, Milewski K, Suzuki Y, Shah R J, Diamond J M, Meyer N J, Tobias J W, Baldwin D A, Van Deerlin V M, Olthoff K M, Shaked A, Christie J D: Gene set enrichment analysis identifies key innate immune pathways in primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 13(7): 1898-904, Jul 2013.

Suzuki Yoshikazu, Cantu Edward, Christie Jason D: Primary graft dysfunction. Seminars in respiratory and critical care medicine 34(3): 305-19, Jun 2013.

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Last updated: 11/23/2014
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