Scott W. Shurmur, M.D.

Dr. ShurmurAssociate Professor, Internal Medicine
Division of Cardiology

Academic office:
982265 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-2265
Phone (402)559-5151
Fax (402)559-8355

Clinic Practice Location:

Durham Outpatient Center
Oakview Medical Building
For All Appointments Call (402)559-8888
Toll Free 1-800-97-HEART (1-800-974-3278)

Hospital Appointments:
The Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha Veterans Administration Hospital
Nebraska Orthopedic Hospital

Board Certification:
Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine
Interventional Cardiology

University of Massachusetts (Boston (MA)

Doctor of Medicine, 1985

New England Deaconess Hospital (Boston, MA)
Intern - Medicine, 1986
Resident, 1988
Fellow, 1990
Fellow, 1991

Biographical Sketch:
Dr. Shurmur is an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He served as a Clinical Fellow in Medicine at Harvard. Dr. Shurmur is the only board-certified lipidologist in the state of Nebraska. In fact, he's one of only 150 physicians from across the nation to make up the inaugural 2005 class of certified lipidologists and was awarded diplomate status with the American Board of Clinical Lipidology. He has served as Director of Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center since 1995 and Director of Interventional Cardiology at UNMC since 1996. He is also Director of the Research Lipid Clinic. Dr. Shurmur has authored several articles and book chapters, and lectures on a national level.

Selected Publications:

  1. Brennan K., Shurmur S., Elhendy A. Coronary artery rupture associated with amphetamine abuse. Cardio in Review 2004
  2. TM Ng, SW Shurmur, M Silver, LR Nissen, EL O'Leary, RS Rigmaiden, M Cieciorka, LL Porter, BA Ineck, ME Kline, SE Puumala. Randomized Comparison of Oral N-Acetylcysteine to Intravenous Fenoldopam for the Prevention of Contrast-Induced Nephropathy (CAFCIN Study). (submitted to AHA Scientific Sessions 2004)
  3. Ng TTMH, Shurmur, SW, Silver M, Nissen LR, O'Leary EL, Rigmaiden RS, Cieciorka M, Porter LL, Ineck BA, Kline ME, Puumala SE. Comparison of N-acetylcysteine and fenoldopam for preventing contrast-induced nephropathy (CAFCIN). Int J Cardiol 2005.
  4. Kremen R, Yates BC, Agrawal S, Fiandt K, Briner W, Shurmur, S. The effects of motivational interviewing on physiological outcomes. Applied Nursing Research August 2006 19:167-170.