Cardiovascular Surgery

Jesus Gomez-Abraham, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

About me

Clinical Interests
  • Heart and lung transplantation
  • Organ recovery and preservation
  • Mechanical circulatory support (MCS-VAD) and total artifical heart therapy for BTT and DT therapy
  • Coronary artery bypass
  • Valve surgery
  • Physician education and training
Research Interests
  • New modalities of MCS and development of surgical techniques for heart and lung failure
  • Stem cell therapy applications of cell line development in advanced heart failure
  • Development of artificial lung-oxygenation membranes and ECMO support
  • Spanish
  • MD, University of the Andes - ULA/School of Medicine, Merida, Venezuela
  • Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Fellowship, General Surgery Transplantation Services, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
  • Residency, Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, General Surgery, Albert Einstein School of Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Beth Israel and Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
Board Certification
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons (on heart)
  • American Heart Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Heart Valve Society of America
  • International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation
  • International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Philadelphia County Medical Society
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons