Department of Surgery faculty members, both physicians and scientists, are world-renown in their subspecialties. Faculty members are passionate in their clinical care and research practices, as well as being mentors for medical students and trainees. The department also invests significant funds to provide protected time and lab space for junior faculty to perform research.
Ram Kumar Subramanyan
Two Sides of a Coin Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019; 31(3):569-570. . View in PubMed
Liberal Use of Delayed Sternal Closure in Children Is Not Associated With Increased Morbidity Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 08; 106(2):581-586. . View in PubMed
Outcomes of Reintervention on the Autograft After Ross Procedure Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov; 102(5):1517-1521. . View in PubMed
Dr. Subramanyan is a surgeon-scientist who, during his surgery residency, completed a PhD in Pathobiology studying angiogenesis and blood vessel maturation in the laboratory of Parkash S. Gill, MD. He runs a basic science research lab studying molecular signaling by endothelial and endocardial membrane proteins. His research focuses on the mechanisms governing the development of heart and blood vessels, and their translational role in improving end-organ perfusion in ischemia, as well as curtailing angiogenesis in vascular proliferative disorders, including cancer. Dr. Subramanyan has over 30 peer-reviewed publications, has co-authored two books, several textbook chapters and has made over 20 presentations in a variety of conferences.