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E. Dean McKenzie, MD

E. Dean McKenzie, MD

Faculty Titles

Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Chief, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Clinical Title

Chief, Pediatric Congenital Cardiothoracic Surgery, Sibley Heart Center, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Telephone

404.785.6330

Email

emmett.dean.mckenzie@emory.edu

Certification

American Board of Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member

2017

Bio-Summary

Dr. Emmett Dean McKenzie received his MD degree from Baylor College of Medicine and completed his general surgery residency at the University of Louisville. After finishing his cardiothoracic surgery residency at the University of Florida College of Medicine in 1998, he joined the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor as a faculty member, advancing through Baylor's academic and clinical ranks until joining the Emory University School of Medicine and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta in 2017. During his Baylor tenure, Dr. McKenzie was surgical director of the heart transplant program at Texas Children's Hospital from 2001-2007, and surgical director of Texas Children's lung transplant program from 2002-2007. He now serves as the chief of pediatric cardiothoracic surgery for Emory's division of cardiothoracic surgery, and chief of the pediatric congenital cardiothoracic surgery service at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

Publications

View Dr. McKenzie's publications in PubMed.

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