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James Hammel, MD, Thoracic Surgery, Omaha, NE, Children's Hospital and Medical Center

JamesMHammelMD

Thoracic Surgery Omaha, NE

Aortic Surgery, Cardiopulmonary Transplantation, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery

Chief, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Children's Hospital and Medical Center, Omaha

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Education & Training

  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    University of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2002 - 2004
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine
    University of Nebraska Medical Center College of MedicineResidency, Surgery, 1994 - 2001
  • University of Michigan Medical School
    University of Michigan Medical SchoolClass of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2021 - 2024
  • NE State Medical License
    NE State Medical License 1996 - 2022
  • IA State Medical License
    IA State Medical License 1996 - Present
  • SD State Medical License
    SD State Medical License Active through 2023
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Press Mentions

  • Hearts and Minds: Dr. James Hammel Leads Omaha Children’s Hospital Team Beyond Borders to Repair Heart Defects in Young Patients in La Paz, Mexico
    Hearts and Minds: Dr. James Hammel Leads Omaha Children’s Hospital Team Beyond Borders to Repair Heart Defects in Young Patients in La Paz, MexicoMay 7th, 2016
  • Dr. Varghese Seeks to Minimize Ventilator Usage
    Dr. Varghese Seeks to Minimize Ventilator UsageNovember 28th, 2016
  • Spectrum Health to Introduce Heart Transplant Procedures for Children
    Spectrum Health to Introduce Heart Transplant Procedures for ChildrenMay 9th, 2022

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations