Edward D. Verrier M.D.

Edward D. Verrier M.D.

Bio

Dr. Verrier is a professor of surgery and chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. He is also vice chair for clinical affairs in the Department of…

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Patient Care Philosophy

Providing state of the art cardiac surgical care, participating in vital clinical research, advancing the science of cardiac surgery.

Personal Interests

Running, skiing, cycling, theater

Clinical Interests

Cardiac transplantation, complex adult cardiac surgery, myocardial revascularization, cardiac valvular heart disease, thoracic aortic disease, adult congenital heart disease

Research Interests

Basic science vascular biology related to cardiac surgery:  endothelial cell function, neutrophil function, cardiopulmonary bypass physiology, ischemia/reperfusion injury, myocardial protection and systemic inflammatory response syndrome. Clinical research involving improving cardiopulmonary bypass safety, coagulation abnormalities, myocardial protection and heart valves (including percutaneous aortic valve replacement).

Education

  • InstitutionCredentialYear
  • Tufts University School of MedicineMedical education1974
  • Univ. of Calif. San FranciscoFellowship
  • Univ. of Calif. San FranciscoInternship
  • Univ. of Calif. San FranciscoResidency
  • Univ. of Calif. San FranciscoResidency
  • Univ. of Calif. San FranciscoResidency

Board Certifications

  • CertificationSpecialtyYear
  • American Board of Thoracic SurgeryThoracic Surgery1985
Dr. Verrier is a professor of surgery and chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. He is also vice chair for clinical affairs in the Department of Surgery.

He specializes in adult cardiac surgery, including myocardial revascularization, valve repair and replacement, thoracic aortic surgery, adult congenital heart disease and transplantation. He also has an active research program. He is board-certified in thoracic surgery.

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