Keck School Faculty

Amy Hackmann, MD
Amy Hackmann, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
1520 San Pablo St. Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
Dr. Hackmann is the Director of Mechanical Circulatory Support and Surgical Director of lung transplantation and an assistant professor of surgery for the Keck School of Medicine. She graduated from UMKC Medical School, followed by five years of General Surgery residency at the University of South Florida and two years of Vascular Biology and Surgery research at Washington University in St. Louis.

Dr. Hackmann completed three years of Cardiothoracic Surgery residency at USC, then a year of additional fellowship in Cardiothoracic Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, one of the foremost institutions in this field. She joined the faculty of USC upon completion of her training.

Dr. Hackmann's practice includes all aspects of complex cardiac surgery, with special interests in heart and lung transplantation and both temporary and permanent mechanical circulatory support. Dr. Hackmann is actively involved in medical student and resident education and contributes to the national resident curriculum.

The Disparity Between Public Utilization and Surgeon Awareness of the STS Patient Education Website Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 19. . View in PubMed

Successful rescue therapy with venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for re-expansion pulmonary oedema in a patient with one lung Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Mar 01; 55(3):582-584. . View in PubMed

Selective Aortic Arch and Root Replacement in Repair of Acute Type A Aortic Dissection Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb; 105(2):505-512. . View in PubMed

The Utility of Nurse-Managed Extracorporeal Life Support in an Adult Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Aug; 104(2):510-514. . View in PubMed

Evaluation of Hemodynamic Performance of Aortic Valve Bioprostheses in a Model of Oversizing Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun; 103(6):1866-1876. . View in PubMed

Outcomes after mitral valve repair: A single-center 16-year experienceJ Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 09; 154(3):822-830. e2. . View in PubMed

Type A Aortic Dissection Repair: How I Teach It Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan; 103(1):14-17. . View in PubMed

Rate Control versus Rhythm Control for Atrial Fibrillation after Cardiac Surgery N Engl J Med. 2016 May 19; 374(20):1911-21. . View in PubMed

Lobar lung transplantation: a relevant surgical option in the current era of lung allocation score Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Aug; 96(2):451-6. . View in PubMed

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