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Robert Boova, MD

 

Robert Boova, MD

 

 

Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery, Jeanes Hospital

Clinical Professor of Surgery

Telephone: 215-707-3601

Email: robert.boova@tuhs.temple.edu

 

 

 

Department of Surgery, Section of Cardiovascular Surgery

 

Educational Background:

 

Medical degree, Jefferson Medical College, 1977

 

Residency, General Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 1978-1981

 

Residency, Cardiovascular Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 1982-1984


MS- Healthcare Management, Harvard University, 2003

 

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clinical Interests:

 
  • Aortic and mitral valve repairs and transcatheter aortic valve implantation
  • Off-pump coronary artery bypass
  • Surgery for atrial fibrillation and heart failure
  • Cardiac surgery in advanced-risk patients
  • Quality improvement in cardiac surgery

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board certification(s):

 

  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery
 

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Research Interests:

 

  • Aortic and mitral valve repairs and transcatheter aortic valve implantation
  • Off-pump coronary artery bypass
  • Surgery for atrial fibrillation and heart failure
  • Cardiac surgery in advanced-risk patients
  • Quality improvement in cardiac surgery

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PUBMED PUBLICATIONS :


Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

23098929. Boova RS, Invited commentary. Ann Thorac Surg 94:5(1436-7)2012 Nov

17462415. Samuels LE, Holmes EC, Hagan K, Boova RS, Janzer S, Kocovic D, Cardiogenic shock: collaboration between cardiac surgery and cardiology subspecialties to bridge to recovery. Ann Thorac Surg 83:5(1863-4)2007 May

16543162. Boova RS, Trace C, Leshnower BG, Initial experience with the enclose proximal aortic anastomosis device during off-pump coronary artery bypass: an alternative to aortic side clamping. Heart Surg Forum 9:2(E607-11)2006

16431405. Leshnower BG, Trace CS, Boova RS, Port-access-assisted aortic valve replacement: a comparison of minimally invasive and conventional techniques. Heart Surg Forum 9:2(E560-4; discussion E564)2006

6489574. Boova RS, Climowicz MI, Long JA, Oz M, Davies AL, Repair of pectus excavatum with subcutaneous silastic implant. Del Med J 56:9(521-4)1984 Sep

7149815. Boova RS, Bonanni R, Rosato FE, Patterns of axillary nodal involvement in breast cancer. Predictability of level one dissection. Ann Surg 196:6(642-4)1982 Dec

7221845. Boova R, Carabasi A, Scotti D, Kuroda C, Rosato FE, Transvenous adrenalectomy for advanced carcinoma of the breast. Surg Gynecol Obstet 152:5(627-9)1981 May

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