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Dr. Bradley Leshnower

Bradley G. Leshnower, MD

– Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine
– Associate Program Director, Independent Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency, Department of Surgery, Emory

Telephone

404.778.3484

Email

bleshno@emory.edu

Certification

American Board of Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member

2011

Bio-Summary

Dr. Leshnower earned his MD from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and did his general surgery residency and cardiac surgery research fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. He also completed a fellowship in aortic surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and a fellowship in endovascular surgery at the Arizona Heart Institute. He joined the Emory Department of Surgery faculty after completing his Emory cardiothoracic surgery residency.

His clinical specialties are thoracic aortic surgery, endovascular aortic surgery, aortic valve replacement, and mitral valve repair/replacement and coronary artery bypass, while his research interests include diseases of the thoracic aorta, clinical studies of patient outcomes presenting with aneurysmal disease and aortic dissection, and basic science research using animal models to improve understanding of the pathophysiology of aortic dissection.

Affiliations

Medical School

Postgraduate Training

Honors and Awards

Organizational Memberships

  • Edward B. Diethrich Vascular Surgery Society

  • International Society of Endovascular Specialists

  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Clinical Interests

Research Interests

  • Diseases of the thoracic aorta

  • Clinical studies of patient outcomes presenting with aneurysmal disease and aortic dissection

  • Basic science research using animal models to improve understanding of the pathophysiology of aortic dissection