Dr. Michael A Acker MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Michael Acker is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He received his medical degree from Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and has been in practice for 25 years. He is one of 14 doctors at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Ranked #11 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery
Education & Medical Training
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, General Surgery, 1981 - 1988
Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1988 - 1991
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Class of 1981
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
PA State Medical License
Awards, Honors & Recognition
Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification,
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Publications & Presentations
Cardiology Update 2012: A Patient Management Approach
2012 10 13
Mitral-Valve Repair versus Replacement for Severe Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation.
Acker, M. A.,Parides, M. K.,Perrault, L. P.,Moskowitz, A. J.,Gelijns, A. C.,Voisine, P.,Smith, P. K.,Hung, J. W.,Blackstone, E. H.,Puskas, J. D.,Argenziano, M.,Gammie, J. S.,Mack, M.,Ascheim, D. D.,Bagiella, E.,Moquete, E. G.,Ferguson, T. B.,Horvath, K. A.,Geller, N. L.,Miller, M. A.,Woo, Y. J.,D'Alessandro, D. A.,Ailawadi, G.,Dagenais, F.,Gardner, T. J.,O'Gara, P. T.,Michler, R. E.,Kron, I. L.
The CURE-AF trial: A prospective, multicenter trial of irrigated radiofrequency ablation for the treatment of persistent atrial fibrillation during concomitant cardiac surgery.
Damiano, R. J.,Badhwar, V.,Acker, M. A.,Veeragandham, R. S.,Kress, D. C.,Robertson, J. O.,Sundt, T. M.
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