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Curtis Hunter, MD

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgeon

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Curtis Hunter graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine and completed his residency program at the University of North Carolina Hospitals. Then, he did a fellowship at the Boston University Medical Center. He is specialized in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery and also board certified in Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery. Dr. Hunter has been in practice for more than 20 years and is affiliated with the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Providence Saint John’s Health Center, and the UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. During his career, he has contributed to 7 clinical research publications.

  • Education & Training


    University of Utah

    Medical School


    University of North Carolina Hospitals



    Boston University Medical Center


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Providence Saint John's Health Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (310) 829-5511

    2121 Santa Monica Boulevard

    Santa Monica, California 90404

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    Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (310) 825-9111

    757 Westwood Plaza

    Los Angeles, California 90095

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    UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (424) 259-6000

    1250 16th St

    Santa Monica, California 90404

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    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (310) 478-3711

    11301 Wilshire Blvd

    Los Angeles, California 90073

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Curtis Hunter has contributed to 3 publications.

    Lung transplantation and concomitant cardiac surgery: Is it justified?

    Biniwale, R.,Ross, D.,Iyengar, A.,Kwon, O. J.,Hunter, C.,Aboulhosn, J.,Gjertson, D.,Ardehali, A.; J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg.. 2015 Dec 02.

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    Endoscopic versus conventional radial artery harvest--is smaller better?

    Shapira, O.M., Eskenazi, B.R., Hunter, C.T., Anter, E., Bao, Y., Murphy, R., Lazar, H.L., Shemin, R.J.; J Card Surg. 2006-07-01.

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    Coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction--early and mid-term outcomes.

    Shapira, O.M., Hunter, C.T., Anter, E., Bao, Y., DeAndrade, K., Lazar, H.L., Shemin, R.J.; J Card Surg. 2006-05-01.

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