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Paul Michael McFadden, MD
Professor of Clinical Surgery
HCT 4300 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 5849


Paul Michael McFadden, M.D. is Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Keck School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree and received his general surgery training at Tulane University. He completed his thoracic surgery training at the Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans in 1981 and joined the Palo Alto Medical Clinic where he became head of Cardiothoracic Surgery and practiced at Stanford University Hospital.

Dr. McFadden returned to the Ochsner Clinic in 1991, where he was appointed Program Director for Thoracic Surgical and Surgical Director of Lung Transplantation in the section of cardiothoracic surgery. He held an appointment as Clinical Professor of Surgery at Tulane University School of Medicine from 1991 to 2006. Dr. McFadden joined the USC faculty in 2006.


Afshar K, Cunningham MJ, Barbers RG, McFadden PM. Pericardial constriction after lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Oct; 90(4):1361-3. View in: PubMed

McFadden PM, Ochsner JL, Van Meter CH, Humphries TA, Mena J, Bates MN, Davis JE, Parrino PE. Can private, non-university-affiliated cardiothoracic training programs provide sufficient surgical experience in cardiac tumors? J Surg Educ. 2009 Jul-Aug; 66(4):190-2. View in: PubMed

McAnally KJ, Valentine VG, LaPlace SG, McFadden PM, Seoane L, Taylor DE. Effect of pre-transplantation prednisone on survival after lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2006 Jan; 25(1):67-74. View in: PubMed

Lurie D, Kaye J, Kenney A, McFadden PM. Retained palm frond injuries: two cases of delayed diagnosis. J La State Med Soc. 2005 Jul-Aug; 157(4):207-9. View in: PubMed

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