Dr. Umar Boston MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Umar Boston is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Saint Louis, Missouri and is affiliated with St. Louis Children's Hospital. He received his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine and has been in practice for 19 years. He is one of 7 doctors at St. Louis Children's Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

St. Louis Children's Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Residency, General Surgery, 1995–2002

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2002–2005

Howard University College of Medicine
Class of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

MO State Medical License
Active through 2013

TN State Medical License
Active through 2012

Publications & Presentations

B-type natriuretic peptide trends after pediatric heart transplantation.
Sparks, J. D.,Boston, U.,Eghtesady, P.,Canter, C. E.

Liver cirrhosis in Fontan patients does not affect 1-year post-heart transplant mortality or markers of liver function.
Simpson, K. E.,Esmaeeli, A.,Khanna, G.,White, F.,Turnmelle, Y.,Eghtesady, P.,Boston, U.,Canter, C. E.

Paracorporeal lung assist devices as a bridge to recovery or lung transplantation in neonates and young children.
Hoganson, D. M.,Gazit, A. Z.,Boston, U. S.,Sweet, S. C.,Grady, R. M.,Huddleston, C. B.,Eghtesady, P.

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