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Jesus Gomez-Abraham, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery

Jesus Gomez-Abraham
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About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Cardiothoracic transplantation
  • Mechanical circulatory support MCS-VAD and total artificial heart therapy for BTT and DT therapy
  • New modalities of MCS and development for heart and lung failure
  • Stem cell therapy applications and line development in advanced heart failure
  • Development of artificial lung—oxygenation membranes and ECMO support
  • Organ recovery and preservation
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, 2011
  • Residency, Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, 2009
  • Fellowship, General Surgery Transplantation Services, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, 2003
  • Chief Resident, Thoracic Surgery, New York Medical College, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, New York, 2003
  • Residency, General Surgery, Albert Einstein School of Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Beth Israel and Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, 2003
  • Internship, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, 1996
  • MD, University of the Andes, Merida, Venezuela, 1990


  • Thoracic Surgery


  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Heart Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Heart Valve Society of America
  • International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation
  • International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic
  • Philadelphia County Medical Society
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons