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Vaughn Starnes, MD
Thoracic & Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Vaughn Starnes is a renowned thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Los Angeles, California. He received his medical diploma from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine in 1977. After getting his medical degree, he did an internship in general surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Starnes completed his medical education with a residency in general surgery and pharmacology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, a residency in cardiothoracic transplantation at Stanford University Hospital, a residency in cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgery at Stanford University Hospital, a residency in thoracic surgery at Stanford University Hospital and a fellowship in pediatric cardiovascular surgery at the Hospital for Sick Children in London. He is certified by the American Board in congenital cardiac surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery and his subspecialties are: general cardiac and pediatric cardiac surgery. This doctor is affiliated with Keck Medical Center of USC, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Huntington Memorial Hospital. This doctor was awarded 19 honors, for instance, the title America’s Top Doctors 13 times, once a year. He took part in five clinical trials and published a lot of articles in collaboration with other doctors.
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
4650 Sunset BlvdRead More
100 W California BlvdRead More
Keck Hospital of USC - Medical Center
1500 San Pablo StRead More
300 W Huntington DrRead More
Outcomes of Reintervention on the Autograft After Ross Procedure.
Kumar, S. R.,Bansal, N.,Wells, W. J.,Starnes, V. A.; Ann. Thorac. Surg.. 2016 Jun 28.See more >>
Reduced pleural drainage, length of stay, and readmissions using a modified Fontan management protocol.
Pike, N. A.,Okuhara, C. A.,Toyama, J.,Gross, B. P.,Wells, W. J.,Starnes, V. A.; J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg.. 2015 Aug 10.See more >>
A comparison of aortic valve replacement via an anterior right minithoracotomy with standard sternotomy: a propensity score analysis of 492 patients†
Bowdish, M. E.,Hui, D. S.,Cleveland, J. D.,Mack, W. J.,Sinha, R.,Ranjan, R.,Cohen, R. G.,Baker, C. J.,Cunningham, M. J.,Barr, M. L.,Starnes, V. A.; Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Mar 10.See more >>
American College of Surgeons