Faculty Profile

Jeffrey Miller, MD

Jeffrey S. Miller, MD

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

Telephone: 404.778.7200

Email: jeffrey.miller@emory.edu

Certification: American Board of Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member: 2013


Dr. Miller attended medical school and completed his general surgery residency at Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his cardiothoracic surgery residency at New York University Medical Center in 1999 and then returned to the Department of Surgery at Baylor as an assistant professor of surgery. In 2000 he joined Peachtree Cardiovascular Surgeons at Saint Joseph's Hospital and became surgical director of the cardiac transplant and mechanical circulatory support program.

Upon the integration of the cardiothoracic surgery programs at Saint Joseph's and Emory Healthcare, Dr. Miller joined the Emory Department of Surgery and The Emory Clinic. He continues to see patients and perform surgery at Saint Joseph's while participating in the heart transplant program at Emory University Hospital. Dr. Miller specializes in heart transplantation, left ventricular assist devices, coronary artery bypass grafting, and surgery on the aortic and mitral valves.


  • Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

  • Emory University Hospital

  • The Emory Clinic


  • MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Class of 1991

  • General Surgery Internship and Residency, Baylor College of Medicine, 1991-1996

  • Research Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York University Medical Center, 1996-1997

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency, New York University Medical Center, 1997-1999

Current Organizational Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons

  • American College of Chest Physicians

  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Society

  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation

  • Michael E. DeBakey International Surgical Society

  • Spencer Surgical Society

  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons

  • Lifelink Organ Procurement Committee

Honors and Awards

  • Atlanta's Top Doctors, Atlanta Magazine, 2014-2019

Clinical Interests

  • Heart transplantation

  • Left ventricular assist devices

  • Robotic cardiac surgery

  • Aortic and mitral valve surgery

  • Coronary artery bypass grafting

Research Interests

  • Left ventricular assist devices

  • Robotic mitral valve surgery