Dr. Jerry W. Pratt M.D., Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Dr. Jerry W. Pratt M.D.

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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1722 Shaffer St Suite 2 Kalamazoo Michigan, 49048
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5/5

About

Dr. Jerry Pratt joined Borgess Medical Center, the Heart Center for Excellence in July, 2012 after retiring as a Colonel from the United States Air Force with a distinguished career. He is currently the Medical Director for Thoracic Surgery at Borgess Medical Center. Dr. Pratt specializes in adult cardiac surgery, with interests in minimally invasive cardiac and thoracic surgery, robotic surgery, aortic surgery, atrial fibrillation, and mitral valvular disease. Dr. Pratt's research interests involve clinical studies including radial artery trials, surgical devices and combat cardiac surgery.

Education and Training

University of Virginia BA 1988

Medical College of VA, VA Commonwealth University MD 1992

Wilford Hall Medical Center Surgery 1998

The Ohio State University Thoracic Surgery 2000

Board Certification

SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS

Thoracic SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic SurgeryABTS

Provider Details

Male English

Areas of expertise and specialization

Minimally Invasive Valve SurgeryAortic Valve SurgeryMitral Valve SurgeryAtrial Fibrillation SurgeryThoracic Aortic Aneurysm SurgeryCoronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Director of Thoracic Surgery Borgess Medical Center 2012 - 2017
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery Homer Stryker School of Medicine, Western Michigan University 2014 - 2017
  • Associate Professor of Surgery University of California, Davis 2008 - 2016
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine 2001 - 2017
  • Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery David Grant Medical Center 2008 - 2012
  • Colonel, USAF, Retired 1992 - 2012
  • Chief, Heart, Lung and Vascular Center David Grant Medical Center 2010 - 2012

Awards

  • Excalibur Award2012Society of Air Force CLinical Surgeons
  • United States Air Force Surgical Excellence Award2003United States Air Force
  • America's Top Surgeons2017Consumer Research Council of America
  • Executive Who’s Who, Professional of the YearSthrathmore
  • Professional of the Year America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals
  • Military Consultant to the AF Surgeon General for Cardiothoracic Surgery United States Air Force

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons, Michigan Chapter
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Western Thoracic Surgical Association
  • American Heart Association

Residency

  • Wilford Hall Medical Center

Internships

  • Wilford Hall Medical Center

Fellowships

  • Thoracic Surgery, Ohio State University, 2000

Professional Society Memberships

  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons, American Heart Association

Articles and Publications

  • Articles

Hobbies / Sports

  • Hunting, Fishing

Favorite professional publications

  • The Annals of Thoracic Surgery Journal

Hospital Affiliations

  • Borgess Medical Center ( Kalamazoo, MI )

Accepted Insurance

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Dr. Jerry W. Pratt M.D.'s Practice location

Borgess Cardiothoracic Surgery, Borgess Heart Center for Excellence

1722 Shaffer St -
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49048
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Dr. Jerry W. Pratt M.D. has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 1 patient. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Cardiothoracic Surgeon in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.
  • Jim
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    1-15-2010. Dr. Pratt saved my life he did a triple by pass CABG on me and it worked perfect, I was out of the hospital in 4.5 days. Recovery was fast. Could not of been luckier to of had one of the best heart surgeons in the World in my town and he was here for a week It was a Friday he left town on Monday. It was a miracle. I died twice before I got to him. Thank you Dr Pratt for saving my life. Jim Johnson

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