University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago Medical Center
Dr. Valluvan Jeevanandam is a professor of surgery at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, and the chief of cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Chicago Medical Center.
Dr. Jeevanandam serves as a panel member on circulatory devices for the Food and Drug Administration. He has published widely, and contributes as a reviewer for a series of peer-reviewed publications, including the journal Circulation and Journal ofThoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, for which he also works on the editorial board. He has been honored with a series of clinical awards and recognition, including America's Top Doctor in cardiac surgery and America's Top Surgeon, and he received the Maxwell Chamberlin Award in 2004 for best paper on acquired heart disease from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
Dr. Jeevanandam earned his medical degree from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and he completed his residency in general surgery at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, where he subsequently finished his postdoctoral fellowship experience in the Cardiopulmonary Transplantation Laboratory, under the direction of Dr. E.A. Rose. He then finished his fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at Columbia-Presbyterian.
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