Dr. Joseph H Chammas MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Joseph Chammas is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in San Diego, California and is affiliated with Sharp Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from Medical College of Wisconsin and has been in practice for 14 years. He is one of 6 doctors at Sharp Memorial Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery
Education & Medical Training
Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
Residency, General Surgery, 1993 - 1999
Medical College of Wisconsin
Class of 1993
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
CA State Medical License
Active through 2013
Publications & Presentations
Clinical strategies and outcomes in advanced heart failure patients older than 70 years of age receiving the HeartMate II left ventricular assist device: a community hospital experience.
Adamson, R. M., Stahovich, M., Chillcott, S., Baradarian, S., Chammas, J., Jaski, B., Hoagland, P., Dembitsky, W.
Aortic valve closure associated with HeartMate left ventricular device support: technical considerations and long-term results.
Adamson, R. M., Dembitsky, W. P., Baradarian, S., Chammas, J., May-Newman, K., Chillcott, S., Stahovich, M., McCalmont, V., Ortiz, K., Hoagland, P., Jaski, B.
HeartMate left ventricular assist system exchange: results and technical considerations.
Adamson, R. M., Dembitsky, W. P., Baradarian, S., Chammas, J., Jaski, B., Hoagland, P., McCalmont, V., Ortiz, K., Stahovich, M., Chillcott, S.
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7910 Frost St
San Diego, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 939-6830