Joseph I. Miller Jr., MD, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
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Joseph I. Miller Jr., MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

5/5(6)
95 Collier Road 5015 Atlanta GA, 30309
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5/5

About

Joseph I. Miller Jr., MD, is a top cardiothoracic surgeon who lends his skills and expertise to serve patients at Piedmont Heart Institute in Atlanta, Georgia. With forty-four years of experience as a cardiothoracic surgeon, he specializes in all facets of his specialty, including the surgical treatment of lung cancer, esophageal cancer, esophageal stenosis/strictures, and hyperhidrosis. Prior to his current endeavors, Dr. Miller Jr. served as Thoracic Surgeon and Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Emory Surgery in Atlanta, Georgia (1974-2010), Director of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (1991-1999), Vice Chairman of the Residency Review Committee for Thoracic Surgery of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (1997-1999), Chief of Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Oncologic Surgery at Piedmont Heart institute, Examiner for the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (1992-2010), President of the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association (2003), and Thoracic Surgeon at Emory Midtown Hospital (1980-2010).

Education and Training

Emory University School Of Medicine 1965

Board Certification

SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS

Thoracic SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic SurgeryABTS

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Examiner Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery -

Awards

  • Second Century Wadley R. Glenn MD Award Year Emory Healthcare 
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Year Vitals.com 

Professional Memberships

  • General Thoracic Surgical Club  
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Network  
  • American Association for Thoracic Surgery  
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons  
  • Southern Thoracic Surgical Association  

Fellowships

  • Emory University School of Medicine Cardiothoracic Surgery  1974

Fellowships

  • Emory University School of Medicine - Cardiothoracic Surgery - 1974

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the Cardiothoracic Surgery Network, the General Thoracic Surgical Club, the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Get to know Thoracic Surgeon Joseph I. Miller Jr., who serves patients in Atlanta, Georgia.

With over 43 years of experience in his field, Dr. Miller Jr. practices as a thoracic surgeon with Piedmont Heart Institute in Atlanta, Georgia. He is also affiliated with Piedmont Atlanta Hospital. 

Throughout his extensive career, he has performed thousands of surgeries, specializing in surgical interventions for esophageal cancer, lung cancer, hyperhidrosis, and more. In 2017, he received the Emory Gold Medal, which is the highest alumni honor. That same year, he was also awarded the William Waters Award, being honored by peer review as one of the outstanding members of Piedmont Heart Institute.

Piedmont Heart Institute is a clinical destination for cardiovascular care and a leader in advancing innovative heart and vascular care for patients with even the most complex conditions. At Piedmont Heart Institute, the standard of care – the way that medicine is practiced every day – is an integrated approach designed by their own cardiovascular leadership. This model of care has gained national recognition for optimizing quality and improving patient outcomes and experiences.

On the subject of his educational background, Dr. Miller Jr. received his medical degree in 1965 from the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. Upon graduation, he went on to complete his internship and residency at the same educational venue. He then completed additional training with the Mayo Clinic

A member of the American College of Surgeons, the doctor is board-certified through the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. What’s more, he has served as a Director of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and Vice Chairman of the Residency Review Committee for Thoracic Surgery. 

Cardiothoracic surgery, also known as thoracic surgery, is the field of medicine involved in surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax (the chest) – generally treatment of conditions of the heart (heart disease) and lungs (lung disease). A thoracic surgeon treats injuries, diseases, and congenital abnormalities in a patient’s chest, with an aim to improve or restore functions. 

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