Dr. John Stephen Chaffin MD Surgeon

Dr. John Chaffin is a surgeon in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Deaconess Hospital and Integris Baptist Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and has been in practice for 39 years. He is one of 21 doctors at Deaconess Hospital and one of 39 at Integris Baptist Medical Center who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1977–1978

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1978–1980

University Hospital and Clinics, Oklahoma City
Residency, General Surgery, 1975–1977

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1980–1982

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

OK State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Successful percutaneous management of acute left ventricular assist device stoppage.
Chrysant, G.S., Horstmanshof, D.A., Snyder, T., Chaffin, J.S., Elkins, C.C., Kanaly, P.J., Long, J.W.

Primary bronchogenic carcinoma in recipients of heart transplants.
Taniguchi, S., Cooper, D. K., Chaffin, J. S., Zuhdi, N.

A suggested technique for "orthotopic" heart transplantation in a patient with situs inversus.
Cooper, D. K., Ye, Y., Chaffin, J. S., Zuhdi, N.

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