Dr. James William Gaynor MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. James Gaynor is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Capital Health Regional Medical Center and Duke University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine and has been in practice for 32 years. He is one of 11 doctors at Capital Health Regional Medical Center and one of 46 at Duke University Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: Pediatric Cardiac

Hospital Affiliation

Capital Health Regional Medical Center

Duke University Hospital
Ranked #4 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Ranked #7 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Pennsylvania Hospital
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Duke University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1984–1988

University Texas Sw Medical Center Affil Hospitals
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1982–1984

Duke University Hospital
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1991–1992

Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Congenital Cardiac Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

NC State Medical License
Active through 2014

SC State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Risk factors for preoperative periventricular leukomalacia in term neonates with hypoplastic left heart syndrome are patient related.
Goff, D. A.,Shera, D. M.,Tang, S.,Lavin, N. A.,Durning, S. M.,Nicolson, S. C.,Montenegro, L. M.,Rome, J. J.,Gaynor, J. W.,Spray, T. L.,Vossough, A.,Licht, D. J.

Linking the congenital heart surgery databases of the society of thoracic surgeons and the congenital heart surgeons' society: part 1--rationale and methodology.
Jacobs, J. P.,Pasquali, S. K.,Austin, E.,Gaynor, J. W.,Backer, C.,Hirsch-Romano, J. C.,Williams, W. G.,Caldarone, C. A.,McCrindle, B. W.,Graham, K. E.,Dokholyan, R. S.,Shook, G. J.,Poteat, J.,Baxi, M. V.,Karamlou, T.,Blackstone, E. H.,Mavroudis, C.,Mayer, J. E.,Jonas, R. A.,Jacobs, M. L.

Linking the congenital heart surgery databases of the society of thoracic surgeons and the congenital heart surgeons' society: part 2--lessons learned and implications.
Jacobs, J. P.,Pasquali, S. K.,Austin, E.,Gaynor, J. W.,Backer, C.,Hirsch-Romano, J. C.,Williams, W. G.,Caldarone, C. A.,McCrindle, B. W.,Graham, K. E.,Dokholyan, R. S.,Shook, G. J.,Poteat, J.,Baxi, M. V.,Karamlou, T.,Blackstone, E. H.,Mavroudis, C.,Mayer, J. E.,Jonas, R. A.,Jacobs, M. L.

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