Dr. Brian L Cmolik MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Brian Cmolik is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Cleveland, Ohio and is affiliated with Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Cmolik accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 4 doctors at Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Allegheny General Hospital-Western Pennsylvania Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1985–1990

Allegheny General Hospital-Western Pennsylvania Hospital
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1990–1993

Northeast Ohio Medical University
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

OH State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Cardioplegia prevents ischemia-induced transcriptional alterations of cytoprotective genes in rat hearts: a DNA microarray study.
Schomisch, S.J., Murdock, D.G., Hedayati, N., Carino, J.L., Lesnefsky, E.J., Cmolik, B.L.

Cardioprotection by St Thomas' solution is mediated by protein kinase C and tyrosine kinase.
Hedayati, N., Schomisch, S.J., Carino, J.L., Timothy Sherwood, J., Lesnefsky, E.J., Cmolik, B.L.

Aortomyoplasty: hemodynamics and comparison to the intraaortic balloon pump.
Sherwood, J.T., Schomisch, S.J., Thompson, D.R., George, D.T., Cmolik, B.L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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