Dr. Stuart Jamieson, MD

Dr. Stuart Jamieson, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
Dr. Stuart Jamieson, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from University College, University Of London in 1971 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.Read his story

9434 Medical Center Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

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(858) 657-7000

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Dr. Jamieson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Jamieson "Stuart W. Jamieson, MB, is a cardiothoracic surgeon and expert in pulmonary thromboendarterectomy. He is one of the founding members of Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center at UC San Diego Health and is known throughout the world for his ground-breaking research and surgical innovations. Dr. Jamieson came to UC San Diego in 1989 as head of the Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery and professor in the Department of Surgery and currently holds that position. He previously served as professor and head of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Minnesota and founder and director of the Minnesota Heart and Lung Institute, where he performed the first heart/lung, double lung and lung transplants in the Midwest. Prior to that, he directed the Heart and Lung Transplantation Program at Stanford Health Care, where he was involved in the first successful heart and lung transplants in the world. Dr. Jamieson is the author of two books and more than 500 scientific papers, including the original descriptions of the techniques used for both heart/lung and double lung transplantations. He is chancellor of the World Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons, a founding member and past president of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation and a recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. He earned his bachelor of medicine (BM) degree from University of London and holds a honorary degree from the Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich. He served as chief resident of Cardiovascular Surgery and Cardiac Transplantation Service at Stanford University School of Medicine, where he also was a postdoctoral fellow in Cardiovascular Surgery and Transplantation. Dr. Jamieson is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), the American College of Surgeons (FACS), the American College of Cardiology (FACC), the American College of Chest Physicians (FACCP). He received the 2017 Pioneer in Transplantation Award from the the International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation (ISHLT)."
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  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

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  • University College, University Of London
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Stanford University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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  • English

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