Dr. Richard N. Pierson MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Richard Pierson is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Baltimore, Maryland and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including University of Maryland Medical Center and Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System-Baltimore Division. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been in practice for 31 years. Dr. Pierson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 16 doctors at University of Maryland Medical Center and one of 3 at Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System-Baltimore Division who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery, Cardiopulmonary Transplantation
University of Maryland Medical Center
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery
Education & Medical Training
University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Residency, General Surgery, 1983–1990
Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1990–1992
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Class of 1983
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
MD State Medical License
Active through 2015
Awards, Honors & Recognition
American College of Surgeons
Publications & Presentations
Expression of Human CD46 Modulates Inflammation Associated With GalTKO Lung Xenograft Injury.
Burdorf, L.,Stoddard, T.,Zhang, T.,Rybak, E.,Riner, A.,Avon, C.,Laaris, A.,Cheng, X.,Sievert, E.,Braileanu, G.,Newton, A.,Phelps, C. J.,Ayares, D.,Azimzadeh, A. M.,Pierson, R. N.
Pig-to-baboon liver xenoperfusion utilizing GalTKO.hCD46 pigs and glycoprotein Ib blockade.
Lamattina, J. C.,Burdorf, L.,Zhang, T.,Rybak, E.,Cheng, X.,Munivenkatappa, R.,Salles, I. I.,Broos, K.,Sievert, E.,McCormick, B.,Decarlo, M.,Ayares, D.,Deckmyn, H.,Azimzadeh, A. M.,Pierson, R. N.,Barth, R. N.
Expansion of Screening Mammography in the Veterans Health Administration: Implications for Breast Cancer Treatment.
Kvasnovsky, C. L.,Kesmodel, S. B.,Gragasin, J. L.,Punnoose, V.,Johnson, P. A.,Goel, R.,Reddy, S. K.,Pierson, R. N.,Jain, A.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
- BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
- CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
- CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
- CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
- CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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22 S Greene St
UMMC-Div Cardiothoracic Surg
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 328-6897
Fax: (410) 328-2109