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P. Michael McFadden, M.D., F.A.C.S.

P. Michael McFadden, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine

P. Michael McFadden, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery and the Surgical Director of Lung Transplantation at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans on a Walter C. Teagle Scholarship and was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. McFadden completed his general surgery residency in the Tulane University Program at Charity Hospital of Louisiana. He then completed his residency in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans in 1981. Dr. McFadden is boarded in two specialties, General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery.

Dr. McFadden is a past president and a member of the Board of the Tulane Medical Alumni Association, the Tulane Surgical Society and the New Orleans Surgical Society. He currently serves on the Board of Governors of the Tulane University Health Science Center. He was a Northern California Governor of the American College of Chest Physicians from 1989 through 1991. Dr. McFadden was Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Palo Alto Medical Clinic from 1983 to 1991, and practiced at Stanford University Hospital. Dr. McFadden was a staff Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Program Director for Thoracic Surgery and the Surgical Director of Lung Transplantation at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation prior to his current position at USC. He also served on the Ochsner Alumni Association Board of Advisors. Dr. McFadden is a retired Captain in the U.S. Naval Reserve Medical Corps.

Dr. McFadden has authored more than 67 peer review publications, book chapters, and films in the field of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Heart and Lung Transplantation. He is a standing reviewer for the Annals of Thoracic Surgery and the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. He has served on the Editorial Board of the Ochsner Journal. He has participated in national and international clinical research trials dealing with organ preservation, heart and lung transplantation and industry supported trials in endovascular stenting for thoracic aortic aneurysms.

Office

1510 San Pablo St.
HCCI, Suite 534
Los Angeles, CA 90033-4612

Phone: (323) 442-9066
Fax: (323) 442-5872

Education

  • Tulane University School of Medicine, M.D. 1974
    New Orleans, LA, 1970 - 1974

Residencies

  • Tulane University Division
    General Surgery
    Charity Hospital of Louisiana                   
    New Orleans, LA, 1975-79

  • Tulane University Division
    Chief Resident, General Surgery
    Charity Hospital of Louisiana
    New Orleans, LA, 1978-79

  • Ochsner Foundation Hospital
    Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
    New Orleans, LA, 1979-80

  • Ochsner Foundation Hospital
    Chief Resident, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
    New Orleans, LA, 1980-81

Internship

  • Tulane University Division
    Charity Hospital of Louisiana
    New Orleans, LA, 1974-75

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate, American Board of Surgery, 1980
  • Diplomate, American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 1982

Academic Appointments

  • Visiting Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery      
    Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
    October 2006 - Present

  • Clinical Professor of Surgery
    Tulane University School of Medicine
    1991 - 2007

  • Instructor in Surgery
    Tulane University School of Medicine
    1974 - 1979

Clinical Appointments

  • Surgical Director of the Lung Transplant Program
    Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
    Oct 2006 - Present

  • Surgical Staff
    Ochsner Clinic
    1991 - 2006

  • Program Director, Thoracic Surgery Residency
    Ochsner Clinic
    1999 - 2006

  • Surgical Director, Lung Transplantation
    Ochsner Clinic
    1991 - 2006

  • Staff, Cardiovascular Surgery
    Palo Alto Medical Clinic
    1981 - 1991

  • Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery
    Palo Alto Medical Clinic
    1983 - 1991

  • Staff, Cardiovascular Surgery
    Stanford University Hospital
    1981 - 1991

  • Ship Surgeon U.S.S. Enterprise CVN65
    United States Navy
    1987 - 1988

Honors and Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1974
  • John Herr Musser Memorial Prize in Medicine, Tulane Medical School, 1974
  • Harold Cummins Outstanding Senior Student Award, Tulane Medical School, 1974
  • J. Hauser Pathology Award, Tulane Medical School, 1974
  • Vice-President, Medical Student Body, Tulane University, 1974
  • Upjohn Achievement Award, Outstanding Intern, Charity Hospital of Louisiana, Tulane University Division, 1974 - 1975
  • Owl Club Honor Roll, Tulane Medical School, 1979
  • Cardiovascular Award, Touro Infirmary, 1979
  • Case Report Award, Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation, 1981
  • Tiki Award, Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, 1994
  • Hurst B. Hatch Memorial Award, Outstanding Teacher of the Year Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation, 1994 - 1995
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta, 1967
  • Nu Sigma Nu, 1971
  • Kappa Alpha Order, 1966
  • Whos Who in California, Whos Who Historical Society, 14th Edition, 1983
  • The Best Doctors in American, 1998
  • Americas Top Surgeons, 2002 - 2006
  • Marquis Whos Who in the World, 18th Edition, 2001
  • Marquis Whos Who in America, 60th Edition, 2006; 61st Edition, 2007; 62nd Edition, 2008
  • Marquis Whos Who in Science and Engineering, 8th Edition, 2005 - 2006; 9th Edition, 2006 - 2007

Military Service

  • Captain, Medical Corps, United States Naval Reserve - Retired, 1983-1993

Society Memberships

Local

  • Alton Ochsner Surgical Society, 1974
  • Tulane Surgical Society, 1974
  • Tulane University Medical Alumni Association, 1974
  • Western Thoracic Surgical Association, 1986
  • Pacific Coast Surgical Association, 1985
  • Norman E. Shumway Surgical Society, 1989
  • Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, 1993
  • Southern Surgical Association, 2001

National

  • American Association for Thoracic Surgery, 1988
  • American Association for Vascular Surgery, 1986
  • American College of Cardiology (Fellow), 1983
  • American College of Chest Physicians (Fellow)
  • American College of Surgeons (Fellow), 1984
  • American Heart Association, Council on CV Surgery, 1998
  • American Medical Association, 1981
  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons, 2007
  • Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, 1984
  • General Thoracic Surgery Club, 1995
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, 1995
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons, 1986
  • Society of Vascular Surgeons, 1986
  • Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education, 1993

Consultantships

  • One Legacy, Board of Advisors Committee, 2007
  • Tulane University Health Science Center Board of Governors, 2005 - 2007
  • Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Guest Reviewer, 2001 - Present
  • Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Guest Reviewer, 1985 - Present
  • Ochsner Journal, Editorial Board, 1998 - 2000
  • Health and Science Policy Committee, 1997 - 1998
  • Stanford University Hospital Care Reviewer/Risk Management Committee, 1984 - 1991
  • Operating Room Committee, 1986 - 1991
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Task Force, 1985 - 1986
  • Health Advisory Committee, 1988 - 1991
  • Palo Alto Medical Foundation Professional Affairs Committee, 1984 - 1990

Major Areas of Research Interest

  • Lung transplantation outcomes
    • Pretransplantation myocardial revascularization
    • Posttransplantation pulmonary function, surveillance bronchoscopy and pharmacologic cost containment strategies
  • Lung Cancer
    • Metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma to the lung in liver transplantation
    • Immunohistochemical characterization of benign fibrous mesothelioma versus fibrous tumor of the thorax
  • Hyperhidrosis
    • Infrared imaging following thoracodorsal sympathectomy
    • Thermal response of sympthatectomy in palmar hyperhidrosis

 

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