Penn Cardiovascular Institute

Heart and Vascular Faculty

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Joseph Edward Bavaria, M.D.

Brooke Roberts - William Maul Measey Professor in Surgery
Department: Surgery

Contact information
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 4th Floor, Silverstein Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 662-2017
Fax: (215) 349-5798

Honors Chemical Engineering Exchange Program, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, Great Britain, 1978.
B.S. CH.E. ((Chemical Engineering))
Tulane University, 1979.
Tulane University Medical School, 1983.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1983-1984.
Resident in Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1984-1989.
Postdoctoral Researcher in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Harrison Department of Surgical Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1986-1988.
Chief Resident in Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1989-1990.
Resident in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Philadelphia, PA, 1990-1992.
Part I American Board of Surgery, 1990.
Part II American Board of Surgery, Certificate #37248, 1991.
Part I American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Certificate #5308, 1993.
Part II American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Certificate #5308, 1993.
Recertification – American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Certificate #5308 , 2001.
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Selected Publications

Keenan RJ, Landreneau RJ, Hazelrigg SR, Bavaria JE, Kaiser LR: Comparison of clinical results for unilateral and bilateral thoracoscopic lung volume reduction. Ann Thorac Surg (In Press). 2003.

Coselli JS, Bavaria JE, Fehrenbacker J, Stowe CL, Macheers SK, Gundry SR: Prospective randomized study of a protein based tissue adhesive used as a hemostatic and structural adjunct in cardiac and vascular anastomotic repair procedures. J Am Coll Surg 197(2), August 2003.

Bavaria JE, Pochettino A, Brinster DR, Gorman RC, Wozniak T, Gardner TJ, Fehrenbacher J. : Prospective randomized study of bioglue tissue adhesive during repair of acute type A dissection. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg (In Press). 2003.

Bavaria JE, Brinster DR, Gleason T, Gorman RC, Pochettino A. : Evolving options for total proximal thoracic aortic replacement. Ann Thorac Surg(Accepted for Publica.). 2003.

Bavaria JE. : Aortic Arch Aneurysms. Robb and Smith’s Operative Cardiac Surgery, 5th Edition. Gardner TJ, Spray TL (eds.). London: Arnold Publishers, 2003.

Stecker M, Escherich A, Patterson T, Bavaria J, Cheung A: Effects of acute hypoxemia/ischemia on EEG and evoked responses at normothermia and hypothermia in humans. Med Sci Monit 8(4): CR223-228, March 2002.

Krasinskas AM, Kreisel D, Acker MA, Bavaria JE, Pochettino A, Kotloff RM, Arcasoy S, Blumenthal N, Kamoun M, Moore JS, Rosengard BR: CD3 monitoring of antithymocyte globulin therapy in thoracic organ transplantation. Transplantation 73(8): 1339-1341, April 2002.

Gopal K, Hudson IM, Ludmir J, Braffman MN, Ewing S, Bavaria JE, Wong KL, Bridges CR: Homograft aortic root replacement during pregnancy. Ann Thorac Surg 74(1): 243-245, July 2002.

Szeto WY, Kreisel D, Karakousis GC, Pochettino A, Kotloff RM, Sterman DH, Arcasoy SM, Zisman DA, Blumenthal NP, Gallop RJ, Kaiser LR, Bavaria JE, Rosengard BR: Cardiopulmonary bypass for bilateral sequential lung transplantation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease without adverse effect on lung function or clinical outcome. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124(2): 241-249, August 2002.

Cheung AT, Weiss SJ, McGarvey ML, Stecker MM, Hogan MS, Escherich A, Bavaria JE: Interventions for reversing delayed-onset postoperative paraplegia after thoracic aortic reconstruction. Ann Thorac Surg 74(2): 413-421, August 2002.

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