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Robert Adamson, MD

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgeon

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Robert Adamson graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine and then did his residency in General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery at the University of California, San Diego. He has also completed General Surgery residency at the University of Utah. He is a board-certified thoracic and cardiac surgeon based in San Diego, California and has more than 20 years of clinical experience. Dr. Adamson currently practices at the Sharp Memorial Hospital and has also contributed to several research publications.

  • Education & Training


    University of Utah School of Medicine

    Medical School


    University of Utah



    University of California San Diego


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Sharp Memorial Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish


    7901 Frost St

    San Diego, California 92123

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Robert Adamson has contributed to 3 publications.

    Principles of HeartMate II implantation to avoid pump malposition and migration.

    Adamson, R. M.,Mangi, A. A.,Kormos, R. L.,Farrar, D. J.,Dembitsky, W. P.; J Card Surg. 2014 Dec 05.

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    Safety of reduced anti-thrombotic strategies in HeartMate II patients: A one-year analysis of the US-TRACE Study.

    Katz, J. N.,Adamson, R. M.,John, R.,Tatooles, A.,Sundareswaran, K.,Kallel, F.,Farrar, D. J.,Jorde, U. P.; J. Heart Lung Transplant.. 2015 Aug 19.

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    Mitral Valve Regurgitation in the LVAD-Assisted Heart Studied in a Mock Circulatory Loop.

    May-Newman, K.,Fisher, B.,Hara, M.,Dembitsky, W.,Adamson, R.; Cardiovasc Eng Technol. 2016 Jun.

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