|||Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Vice-Chair of Quality & Compliance
Surgery of Congenital Heart Defects
University of Nebraska Medical Center
982315 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-2315, USA
|Graduate:||University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada|
|Residency:||General Surgery - University of Alberta Hospitals Edmonton, Alberta Canada
Surgical Research - Medical Research Institute, University of Alberta Hospitals Edmonton, Alberta Canada
Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery - University of Alberta Hospitals Edmonton, Alberta Canada
|Fellowship:||Senior Surgical Registar, Cardiothoracic Unit - University of Alberta Hospitals Edmonton, Alberta Canada
Clinical Instructor - Cardiothoracic Surgery - Universtiy of Toronto, Ontario Canada
|Board Certification:||American Board of Surgery
American Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery
|Academic Appointment:||Professor of Surgery|
|Other Appointment:||Vice-Chair of Quality & Compliance Surgery of Congenital Heart Defects|
|Sub-Specialty:||Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery|
Dr. Duncan is a graduate of the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, where he also completed residencies in both General Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery, and a Cardiothoracic Surgery research fellowship. He also completed a Cardiothoracic Surgery fellowship at The Hospital for Sick Children in London, England, and a Cardiothoracic Surgery fellowship at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Dr. Duncan first practiced in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, where he served as chief of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery at Children’s Hospital. In 1993, Dr. Duncan relocated to the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), Omaha. He functioned as a clinical instructor in the Department of Pediatrics and as an associate professor in the Department of Surgery. He also served as director of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Children’s Hospital. In April 2005, Dr. Duncan accepted the position of Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at UNMC, where he now holds the rank of Professor of Surgery.
Dr. Duncan is certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (Thoracic Surgery and Congenital Heart Surgery), Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Cardiovascular, Thoracic and General Surgery). He has lectured internationally and has authored more than a dozen book chapters and manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Duncan and his wife, Valerie - also a physician, reside in Omaha. They are the parents of three children - all are pursuing medical careers.
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