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Dr. Trevor Upham's passion for treating the patients and the diseases of the heart, lungs and chest and using his problem-solving skills led him to specialize in cardiothoracic surgery. His compassion and empathy for cardiothoracic surgery patients are at the core of his practice. At Georgetown, where he was educated and trained, he began to embrace the principle of cura personalis (care of the entire person) in treating the mind, body and soul of patients with cardiac and thoracic diseases. Dr. Upham specializes in minimally invasive cardiothoracic surgery, off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery, valve repair and replacement surgery, thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) and thoracic surgery for benign and malignant diseases. He has presented internationally on minimally invasive thoracic surgery techniques. At WakeMed, he finds all the tools at the forefront of treating cardiovascular and thoracic disease—a progressive staff, modern facilities, the latest technologies and cutting edge techniques. As a result, Dr. Upham and WakeMed are able to offer patients the most advanced treatments.
Dr. Upham's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
No malpractice claims found
No sanctions found
No board actions found
This content was provided by Dr. Upham "Compassionate, driven, and well trained, Dr. Upham brings his cutting-edge skills to provide the best possible treatment to his patients. Strong communication with his patients is an essential piece of Dr. Upham's cardiothoracic surgery practice. When faced with a need for surgery, Dr. Upham takes the time to help patients and their families understand their options. He seeks input from the patient, their families and medical consultants for a multidisciplinary approach to making the right decision for the right treatment at the right time."
Dr. Upham does not have any board certifications listed.
Aortic Valve Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Mitral Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for North Carolina.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
Undergraduate School | Graduated
Georgetown University School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 2008
Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
University Of California, San Diego
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2017
National Institutes Of Health National Cancer Institute
Other Education | Completed 2013
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