James M. Hammel, M.D.

  Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Chief, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
University of Nebraska Medical Center
982315 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-2315
Phone: 402-559-4424
Fax: 402-559-6913
Curriculum Vitae
Graduate: University of Michigan Medical School
Residency: Thoracic Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
General Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Fellowship: Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Ontario Canada Hospital for Sick Children
Neonatal Cardiac Surgery, University of Iowa College of Medicine
Transplant Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Board Certification: American Board of Thoracic Surgery-Subspecialty: Congenital Heart Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
American Board of Surgery
Academic Appointment: Associate Professor of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Other Appointments: Chief, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Sub-Specialty: Pediatric Cardio Thoracic Surgery
Heart Transplantation
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Dr. Hammel is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor. He completed his residency in General Surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and a Cardiothoracic Surgery residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City; after which he completed a fellowship in Congenital Cardiac Surgery at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He also accomplished research fellowships in Neonatal Cardiac Surgery and Transplant Surgery.

View a sampling of Dr. Hammel's publications 

Dr. Hammel practices pediatric cardiothoracic surgery at both Children’s Hospital and Medical Center, Omaha and The Nebraska Medical Center. He is Board certified in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery and Congenital Heart Surgery with the American Board of Thoracic Surgeons. His clinics are held at Children’s Hospital. Dr. Hammel is also Associate Professor of Surgery, in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, at UNMC.

Dr. Hammel has authored more than a dozen manuscripts that have been published in peer-reviewed journals, and he has made numerous presentations in the United States and Canada. The previous recipient of two research awards, he is an active transplant researcher.

Dr. Hammel and his wife, Dawn, are the parents of two young children.

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