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H. Kenith Fang, M.D., F.A.C.S.


EDUCATION
Fellowship
July 1997 - Present
Completion June 2000
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Northwestern University
Department of Surgery

Residency
July 1992 - June 1993
General Surgery
Cook County Hospital & University of Illinois
Department of Surgery

Research
July 1993 - July 1994
University of Illinois
Departments of Surgery, Physiology and Biophysics
Research Area: Cardiopulmonary Physiology

Internship
July 1991 - June 1992
Surgery
Cook County Hospital and University of Illinois
Departments of Surgery

Medical
Sept. 1987 - June 1991
Degree: M.D.
University of Illinois
College of Medicine

Ungergraduate
Sept. 1983 - June 1987
Degree: B.S.
University of Illinois
Major: Bioengineering

HONORS
Voted One of the "Top Doctors" in Cardiovascular Surgery, Phoenix Magazine, 2006. Selected by Physicians in the Phoenix Valley.

Voted One of the “Top Doctors” in Cardiovascular Surgery, Phoenix Magazine, 2005. Selected by Physicians in the Phoenix Valley.

Chief Administrative Resident, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Cook County Hospital, Departments of Surgery, 1996-97.

Alpha Omega Alpha, Honors Medical Society, Alpha chapter, University of Illinois At Chicago, College of Medicine, Induction: 4-27-96.

Recipient of the Ray and Joan Kroc Academic Scholar Award for Best Resident Research, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Surgery, 6-16-95.

First Place, Annual Resident Research Forum, Department of Surgery, Cook County Hospital, 5-7-94.

Intern of the Year, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Cook County Hospital, Departments of Surgery, 6-13-92.

ACADEMIC MEMBERSHIPS
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, 2002-Present
*Vice Chair: Committee of Young Surgeons 2002-Present

Society of Thoracic Surgeons, 2000-Present

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners. NBME# 404180
Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery. Certificate # 44064
Diplomate of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Certificate # 6499

STATE LICENSES
Illinois #336-048931 Date of Issue: 9/01/93
Arizona #28335 Date of Issue: 5/26/00

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS
St. Lukes Hospital, Phoenix, AZ (Section Head of CVT Surgery)
Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix Memorial Hospital, Phoenix, AZ
Banner Estrella Hospital, Glendale, AZ
John C. Lincoln Hospital, Deer Valley, AZ

PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Abstracts:

Krahmer, RL, HK Fang, J Vitello, EB Rypins, WRLaw. Pervasive pulmonary Starling resistor influences during endotoxin shock. (Seventeenth Annual
Conference on Shock) Shock 1:34, 1994.

Fang, HK, RL Krahmer, J Vitello, EB Rypins, WR Law. Inaccurate compliance assessment using pulmonary capillary wedge pressure in sepsis. (Seventeenth
Annual Conference on Shock) Shock 1:47,1994.

Fang, HK, C Sturgeon, RL Ripper, LJ Segil, WR Law. Development of myocardial glycolytic dependence during critical coronary stenosis. (Presented to the
American Society of Anesthesiologists) ASA 81:A713, 1994.

Law, WR, MG Mourelatos, RM Mraz, HK Fang, C Sturgeon, L Segil. Adenosine
mediates glycolytic dependence of cardiac relaxation in coronary stenosis.
International Society for Heart Research, J Molec Cell Cardiol 28:A180, 1996.

Mourelatos, MG, RM Mraz, HK Fang, C Sturgeon, LJ Segil, WR Law. Normal
diastolic function is dependent on glycolysis during critical coronary stenosis.
International Society for Heart Research, J Molec Cell Cardiol 28:A191, 1996.

Manuscripts:
Fang, HK, RL Krahmer, J Vitello, EB Rypins, WR Law. Pulmonary hypertension in endotoxin shock: Evidence for a Starling resistor-mediated component. Surgical Forum XLV:81-84, 1994.

Krahmer, RL, HK Fang, J Vitello, EB Rypins, WR Law. Pulmonary capillary wedge pressure estimates of left ventricular preload are inaccurate in endotoxin shock: Contribution of Starling resistor forces to septic pulmonary hypertension. Shock: Molec Cell Syst Path Ther 2:344-350, 1994.

Fang, HK, RL Krahmer, EB Rypins, WR Law. Iced Temperature injectate for thermodilution cardiac output determination causes minimal effects on cardiodynamics. Crit Care Med 24(3)495-500, 1996.

Fang, HK, RL Krahmer, EB Rypins, WR Law. Featured article: Starling Resistor
effects on pulmonary arterial occlusion pressure in endotoxin shock provide
inaccuracies in left ventricular compliance assessment. Crit Care Med
24(10)1618-1625, 1996. .

Fang, HK, C Sturgeon, R Ripper, LJ Segil, WR Law. Cardiac contractile function during coronary stenosis in dogs: Association of adenosine in glycolytic dependence. Am J Physiol 272:H2195-2203, 1997.

Law, WR, HK Fang. Starling resistor effects on pulmonary artery occlusion pressure in endotoxin shock (letter). Crit Care Med 25:1612-1616, 1997.

Jacobson, GM, RL Ripper, HK Fang, LJ Segil, WR Law. Isoflurane confers poor tolerance to septic challenge via significant cardiac influences. Surgical Forum 48:148-151, 1997.

Chapter:
Fang, HK, S Sundaresan. Tumors and Masses: Other Mediastinal Tumors. In: Thoracic Surgery. Editors: Pearson FG, Cooper JD, Deslauriers J, et al. 2nd edition, Philadelphia, PA: Churchill Livingstone. 1739-1748, 2002.

National Presentations:
91st Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons, October 18, 2005. Moderator for the 2005 Initiates Program: Surgical Innovations-From Patents to Patients. Introduction of Dr. James L. Cox, M.D., F.A.C.S. “Negotiating the Maze: From Idea to Laboratory to Operating Room to Start-up to Sale”.

90th Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons, October 11, 2004. Moderator for the 2004 Initiates Program: Immigration and Surgery in America: The Ever-Changing Face of the American College of Surgeons. Introduction of Dr. James S. T. Yao, M.D., F.A.C.S.

17th Annual Conference on Shock, June 5-8, 1994. “Inaccurate compliance assessment using pulmonary capillary wedge pressure in sepsis”.

80th Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons, October 12,1994.”Pulmonary hypertension in endotoxin shock: Evidence for a Starling resistor-mediated component”.

1994 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologist, October 15-19, 1994. “Development of myocardial glycolytic dependence during critical coronary stenosis”.

56th Annual Meeting of the Society of University Surgeons, Resident Research Forum, February 9-11, 1995. “Pervasive Starling resistor influences during pulmonary hypertension”.
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