John Y. Um, M.D.

 Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Surgical Director of Cardiac Transplantation &
Mechanical Circulatory Support Programs
University of Nebraska Medical Center
982315 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-2315
Phone: 402-559-4424
Fax: 402-559-6913
Curriculum Vitae
 Graduate: Brown University School of Medicine
 Residency: Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
General Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersy -
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
 Fellowship: Thoracic Transplantation & Mechanical Assist Devices, Duke University School of Medicine
 Board Certification: American Board of Thoracic Surgery
American Board of Surgery
 Academic Appointment:  Assistant Professor of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
 Other Appointments: Surgical Director of Cardiac Transplantation &
Mechanical Circulatory Support Programs
Sub-Specialty: Heart Transplantation
Research Interests:  

Dr. Um is a graduate from Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island. He completed his residency in General Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey in New Brunswick, NJ. He completed his Cardiothoracic Surgery residency at the University of California San Francisco, CA. Dr. Um also completed a fellowship in Thoracic Transplantation and Mechanical Assist Devices at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, NC.

Dr. Um is Board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery. 

Dr. Um practices adult cardiac surgery at the Nebraska Medical Center. His interests are heart transplantation, mechanical circulatory support, surgical therapies for heart failure, and coronary and valvular heart disease. He is an assistant professor in the division of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Dr. Um and his wife reside in Omaha with their three children.

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