Dr. Zain Khalpey, Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Tucson, Az, 85724 | FindATopDoc.com

Dr. Zain Khalpey

Cardiothoracic Surgeon | Cardiothoracic Surgeon | Transplant Surgeon

1501 N. Campbell Avenue Tucson, AZ 85724

Dr. Zain Khalpey

Zain Khalpey, MD, PhD, FACS, FETCS, is a an established cardiothoracic surgeon with the University of Arizona, where he acts as Surgical Co-Director of the Heart Transplant and Director of the Mechanical Circulatory Support and Mitral Valve Program, Director of the Ex Vivo Lung Program, Director of Clinical & Translational Research, and Associate Professor of Surgery. His clinical specialties include adult and pediatric heart transplant, mechanical circulatory support, ex-vivo lung perfusion, minimally invasive treatments for valve disease, arrhythmia surgery, and robotic mitral valve surgery. Dr. Khalpey serves at the University of Arizona Medical Center and Tucson Medical Center. He obtained his medical degree from the University of London in 1998, his PhD from Imperial College UK and trained at St. Thomas Hospital, London, UK, Lewisham University Hospital, London, UK, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA, The Harley Street Clinic, London, UK, Addenbrooks Hospital NHS Trust, Cambridge University, UK, St. Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London, UK, and Royal Brompton Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK. Dr. Khalpey is also fellowship trained at Columbia University Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Mayo Clinic. He is board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery in Cardiac Surgery and by the European Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr. Khalpey is a member of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the American Academy and Board of Regenerative Medicine.
Board Certification
Thoracic Surgery American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS)
Hospital Affilliations
Banner University Medical Center
University of Arizona College of Medicine
Areas of expertise and specialization
Cardiac Surgery
Faculty Titles & Positions
Associate Professor of Surgery, Medical Imaging, Physiological Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Cell & Molecular Medicine, Regenerative & Translational Medicine, Pharmacology Banner University Medical Center, University of Arizona Medical Center 2012 - 2017
Director: Mechanical Circulatory Support Program, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery Banner University Medical Center, University of Arizona Medical Center 2012 - 2017
Director: Robotic Mitral Valve Program, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery Banner University Medical Center, University of Arizona Medical Center 2012 - 2017
Residency
Columbia University
Expertise
Cardiac Surgery
Internships
Cardiac Surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital- 2012
Professional Society Memberships
American Association for Thoracic Surgery, American Academy and Board of Regenerative Medicine, American Society for Artificial Internal Organs, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Articles and Publications
Publishes 20 Papers a Year
What do you attribute your success to?
His persistence and curiosity.

Education and Training

University of London
 

Provider Details

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • English
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Arabic
  • Urdu