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T. Sloane Guy, MD, MBA


T. Sloane Guy, MD, MBA


Chief, Robotic Surgery, Temple University Hospital
Chief, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Temple University Hospital
Associate Professor, Surgery

Telephone:  215-707-3601

Email: sloane.guy@tuhs.temple.edu



Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery


Educational Background:


Undergraduate degree, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, 1989


MBA, Healthcare Administration, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, 1992


MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia,, PA, 1994


Internship, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, 1995


Residency, General Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2002


Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2004


U.S. Army Officer, Iraq and Afghanistan War Veteran, 1989-2010. Numerous military awards including the Bronze Star, the Combat Medical Badge, and the Combat Action Badge


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clinical Interests:

  • Minmally invasive and robotic cardiac surgery
  • Mitral valve repair and replacement
  • Aortic valve repair and replacement
  • Minimally invasive and robotic coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement
  • Off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery for atrial fibrillation
  • Complex thoracic aortic surgery
  • Thoracic aortic aneurysms
  • Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
  • Thoracic stent grafting
  • Heart failure, transplantation, assist devices
  • Lung transplantation

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board certification(s):


  • Surgery, 2003
  • Thoracic and cardiac surgery, 2005

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  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgeons
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • American Association of Academic Surgeons

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Research Interests:


  • Robotic and mimally invasive cardiac surgery
  • Telemedicine for surgery
  • Surgical innovation
  • Mitral valve disease
  • Surgical simulation

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

26258601. Dass C, Simpson SA, Steiner RM, Guy TS, Preprocedural Computed Tomography Evaluation for Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery: What the Surgeon Needs to Know. J Thorac Imaging :()2015 Aug 7

26059090. Al Maluli H, Mathur M, Keane MG, Guy TS, Dries D, Edmundowicz D, Multiple Septal Coronary-Cameral Fistulae after Septal Myectomy. Echocardiography :()2015 Jun 8

26046861. Guy TS, Invited Commentary. Ann Thorac Surg 99:6(2037-8)2015 Jun

25606795. Taghavi S, Jayarajan SN, Komaroff E, Shiose A, Schwartz D, Hamad E, Alvarez R, Wheatley G, Guy TS, Toyoda Y, Use of Heavy Drinking Donors in Heart Transplantation is Not Associated With Worse Mortality. Transplantation 99:6(1226-30)2015 Jun

25575787. Jayarajan S, Taghavi S, Komaroff E, Shiose A, Schwartz D, Hamad E, Alvarez R, Wheatley G, Guy TS, Toyoda Y, Long-term outcomes in heart transplantation using donors with a history of past and present cocaine use. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 47:4(e146-50)2015 Apr

25175957. Gerdisch MW, Boyd WD, Harlan JL, Richardson JB Jr, Flack JE 3rd, Palafox BA, Johnson WE 3rd, Sun B, Lee R, Guy TS, Gang GI, Cox JL, Rao V, Early experience treating tricuspid valve endocarditis with a novel extracellular matrix cylinder reconstruction. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 148:6(3042-8)2014 Dec

25106683. Taghavi S, Jayarajan SN, Furuya Y, Komaroff E, Shiose A, Leotta E, Hisamoto K, Patel N, Cordova F, Criner G, Guy TS, Toyoda Y, Examining ABO compatible donors in double lung transplants during the era of lung allocation score. Ann Thorac Surg 98:4(1167-74)2014 Oct

25062102. Shiose A, Desai P, Criner GJ, Pai S, Steiner RM, Kaiser LR, Guy TS, Toyoda Y, One-and-a-half ventricular repair for isolated right ventricle metastatic tumor resection after lobectomy for lung cancer. Innovations (Phila) 9:4(330-3)2014 Jul-Aug

24887606. Tobochnik SD, Guy TS, Pai SS, Jacobson MP, Gutierrez CA, EEG asymmetry during aortic arch surgeries associated with selective preferential cerebral hypothermia. J Clin Neurophysiol 31:3(232-5)2014 Jun

24880825. Taghavi S, Jayarajan SN, Furuya Y, Komaroff E, Shiose A, Leotta E, Hisamoto K, Patel N, Cordova F, Criner G, Guy TS, Toyoda Y, Single-lung transplantation with ABO-compatible donors results in excellent outcomes. J Heart Lung Transplant 33:8(822-8)2014 Aug

24056630. Jayarajan SN, Taghavi S, Komaroff E, Brann S, Horai T, Cordova F, Patel N, Guy TS, Toyoda Y, Impact of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation or mechanical ventilation as bridge to combined heart-lung transplantation on short-term and long-term survival. Transplantation 97:1(111-5)2014 Jan 15

23623543. Taghavi S, Jayarajan S, Komaroff E, Horai T, Brann S, Cordova F, Criner G, Guy TS, Toyoda Y, Double-lung transplantation can be safely performed using donors with heavy smoking history. Ann Thorac Surg 95:6(1912-7; discussion 1917-8)2013 Jun

23614963. Toyoda Y, Guy TS, Kashem A, Present status and future perspectives of heart transplantation. Circ J 77:5(1097-110)2013

22576036. Hill AC, Guy TS, Minimally invasive surgical implantation of the percutaneous left atrial appendage transcatheter occlusion device: initial experience in a canine model. Innovations (Phila) 7:1(52-8)2012 Jan-Feb

22248324. Guy TS, Hill AC, Mitral valve prolapse. Annu Rev Med 63:(277-92)2012

21862347. Wood WG, Guy TS, Arora K, Firoozabadi R, Kim H, Kukreja J, Pagel PS, Brzezinski M, Posterior glenohumeral joint dislocation: a rare complication of central venous cannulation in a patient undergoing coronary artery surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 27:1(101-2)2013 Feb

21718866. Guy TS, Invited commentary. Ann Thorac Surg 92:1(330-1)2011 Jul

20800198. Ereso AQ, Garcia P, Tseng E, Gauger G, Kim H, Dua MM, Victorino GP, Guy TS, Live transference of surgical subspecialty skills using telerobotic proctoring to remote general surgeons. J Am Coll Surg 211:3(400-11)2010 Sep

20494060. Matthews PB, Azadani AN, Jhun CS, Ge L, Guy TS, Guccione JM, Tseng EE, Comparison of porcine pulmonary and aortic root material properties. Ann Thorac Surg 89:6(1981-8)2010 Jun

20099718. Matthews PB, Kim B, Azadani AN, Guy TS, Guccione JM, Ge L, Tseng EE, Biomechanical perspective on the porcine pulmonary root prior to Ross remodeling. J Heart Valve Dis 18:6(682-90)2009 Nov

19932250. Azadani AN, Jaussaud N, Matthews PB, Ge L, Guy TS, Chuter TA, Tseng EE, Valve-in-valve implantation using a novel supravalvular transcatheter aortic valve: proof of concept. Ann Thorac Surg 88:6(1864-9)2009 Dec

19932249. Azadani AN, Jaussaud N, Matthews PB, Ge L, Guy TS, Chuter TA, Tseng EE, Energy loss due to paravalvular leak with transcatheter aortic valve implantation. Ann Thorac Surg 88:6(1857-63)2009 Dec

19852139. Azadani AN, Jaussaud N, Matthews PB, Chuter TA, Ge L, Guy TS, Guccione J, Tseng EE, Aortic valve-in-valve implantation: impact of transcatheter- bioprosthesis size mismatch. J Heart Valve Dis 18:4(367-73)2009 Jul

19748632. Dwyer HA, Matthews PB, Azadani A, Ge L, Guy TS, Tseng EE, Migration forces of transcatheter aortic valves in patients with noncalcific aortic insufficiency. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 138:5(1227-33)2009 Nov

19414489. Dwyer HA, Matthews PB, Azadani A, Jaussaud N, Ge L, Guy TS, Tseng EE, Computational fluid dynamics simulation of transcatheter aortic valve degeneration. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 9:2(301-8)2009 Aug

19324142. Azadani AN, Matthews PB, Ge L, Shen Y, Jhun CS, Guy TS, Tseng EE, Mechanical properties of surgical glues used in aortic root replacement. Ann Thorac Surg 87:4(1154-60)2009 Apr

19154886. Guy TS, Tseng E, Ratcliffe MB, Azakie A, Karl TR, A simple correction for anomalous coronary arteries in adults. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:1(e50-1)2009 Jan

19137790. Gundiah N, Matthews PB, Karimi R, Azadani A, Guccione J, Guy TS, Saloner D, Tseng EE, Significant material property differences between the porcine ascending aorta and aortic sinuses. J Heart Valve Dis 17:6(606-13)2008 Nov

19064584. Guy TS, Kelly MP, Cason B, Tseng E, Retrograde cerebral perfusion and delayed hyperbaric oxygen for massive air embolism during cardiac surgery. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 8:3(382-3)2009 Mar

18778296. Guy TS, Brzezinski M, Stechert MM, Tseng E, Robotic mammary artery harvest and anastomotic device allows minimally invasive mitral valve repair and coronary bypass. J Card Surg 24:2(170-2)2009 Mar-Apr

18603100. Guy TS, Tseng E, Robotic cardiac surgery: give it more time! J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:1(237-8; author reply 238)2008 Jul

18498832. Tseng E, Matthews PB, Guy TS, Invited commentary. Ann Thorac Surg 85:6(2108-9)2008 Jun

18442553. Gundiah N, Kam K, Matthews PB, Guccione J, Dwyer HA, Saloner D, Chuter TA, Guy TS, Ratcliffe MB, Tseng EE, Asymmetric mechanical properties of porcine aortic sinuses. Ann Thorac Surg 85:5(1631-8)2008 May

17662762. Ratcliffe MB, Guy TS, The effect of preoperative diastolic dysfunction on outcome after surgical ventricular remodeling. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:2(280-3)2007 Aug

17383396. Engelman R, Shahian D, Shemin R, Guy TS, Bratzler D, Edwards F, Jacobs M, Fernando H, Bridges C, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons practice guideline series: Antibiotic prophylaxis in cardiac surgery, part II: Antibiotic choice. Ann Thorac Surg 83:4(1569-76)2007 Apr

15746731. Enomoto Y, Gorman JH 3rd, Moainie SL, Guy TS, Jackson BM, Parish LM, Plappert T, Zeeshan A, St John-Sutton MG, Gorman RC, Surgical treatment of ischemic mitral regurgitation might not influence ventricular remodeling. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:3(504-11)2005 Mar

15013117. Guy TS 4th, Moainie SL, Gorman JH 3rd, Jackson BM, Plappert T, Enomoto Y, St John-Sutton MG, Edmunds LH Jr, Gorman RC, Prevention of ischemic mitral regurgitation does not influence the outcome of remodeling after posterolateral myocardial infarction. J Am Coll Cardiol 43:3(377-83)2004 Feb 4

12963237. Gorman JH 3rd, Low DW, Guy TS 4th, Gorman RC, Rosato EF, Extended left colon interposition for esophageal replacement using arterial augmentation. Ann Thorac Surg 76:3(933-5)2003 Sep

12771000. Wilson EM, Moainie SL, Baskin JM, Lowry AS, Deschamps AM, Mukherjee R, Guy TS, St John-Sutton MG, Gorman JH 3rd, Edmunds LH Jr, Gorman RC, Spinale FG, Region- and type-specific induction of matrix metalloproteinases in post-myocardial infarction remodeling. Circulation 107:22(2857-63)2003 Jun 10

12614567. Naimark WA, Lepore JJ, Klugherz BD, Wang Z, Guy TS, Osman H, Moainie SL, Gorman RC, Reed G, Gorman JH 3rd, Palasis M, Parmacek MS, Wilensky RL, Adenovirus-catheter compatibility increases gene expression after delivery to porcine myocardium. Hum Gene Ther 14:2(161-6)2003 Jan 20

12354444. Jackson BM, Gorman JH, Moainie SL, Guy TS, Narula N, Narula J, John-Sutton MG, Edmunds LH Jr, Gorman RC, Extension of borderzone myocardium in postinfarction dilated cardiomyopathy. J Am Coll Cardiol 40:6(1160-7; discussion 1168-71)2002 Sep 18

12238835. Moainie SL, Gorman JH 3rd, Guy TS, Bowen FW 3rd, Jackson BM, Plappert T, Narula N, St John-Sutton MG, Narula J, Edmunds LH Jr, Gorman RC, An ovine model of postinfarction dilated cardiomyopathy. Ann Thorac Surg 74:3(753-60)2002 Sep

12173827. Moainie SL, Guy TS, Gorman JH 3rd, Plappert T, Jackson BM, St John-Sutton MG, Edmunds LH Jr, Gorman RC, Infarct restraint attenuates remodeling and reduces chronic ischemic mitral regurgitation after postero-lateral infarction. Ann Thorac Surg 74:2(444-9; discussion 449)2002 Aug

11899213. Moainie SL, Guy TS, Plappert T, Gorman JH 3rd, Gorman RC, Correction of traumatic tricuspid regurgitation using the double orifice technique. Ann Thorac Surg 73:3(963-5)2002 Mar

11845854. Song HK, Guy TS, Kaiser LR, Shrager JB, Current presentation and optimal surgical management of sternoclavicular joint infections. Ann Thorac Surg 73:2(427-31)2002 Feb

11512357. Markmann JF, Campos L, Velidedeoglu E, Guy TS, Moainie SL, Desai NM, Gorman RC, Brayman KL, Naji A, Barker CF, Annual literature review--clinical transplants 2000. Clin Transpl :(411-65)2000

11218162. Guy TS, Williams NN, Rosato EF, Crohn's disease of the colon. Surg Clin North Am 81:1(159-68, ix)2001 Feb

9703610. Guy TS, Montany PF, Thoracoscopic diaphragmatic plication. Surg Laparosc Endosc 8:4(319-21)1998 Aug

9466494. Guy TS, Evolution and current status of the total artificial heart: the search continues. ASAIO J 44:1(28-33)1998 Jan-Feb

1846455. Frist WH, Merrill WH, Eastburn TE, Stewart JR, Hammon JW Jr, Fortune DS, Guy TS, Bender HW Jr, Nashville antithymocyte serum: a safe and efficacious agent for prophylaxis after heart transplantation. Transplant Proc 23:1 Pt 2(1160-1)1991 Feb

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