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John Jefferies, MD, Cardiology, Memphis, TN, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

JohnLynnJefferiesMD, MPH, FACC, FAHA, FAAP, FHFSA, FRCPE

Cardiology Memphis, TN

Heart Failure & Transplantation, Cardiovascular Disease Genetics

Chair, Cardiovascular Institute, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Summary

  • Dr. John Jefferies is a cardiologist in Memphis, TN and is affiliated with University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare system, and St Jude Children's Research Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Tennessee College of Medicine and has been in practice 21 years. He specializes in heritable cardiovascular disease and is experienced in transplant cardiology, adult congenital heart disease, congestive heart failure, critical care medicine, and pediatric cardiology.

Education & Training

  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2001 - 2006
  • University of Kentucky College of Medicine
    University of Kentucky College of MedicineResidency, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, 1996 - 2000
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of MedicineClass of 1996
  • University of Tennessee
    University of TennesseeBS, Microbiology, 1988 - 1992
  • University of Kentucky
    University of KentuckyMPH

Certifications & Licensure

  • MS State Medical License
    MS State Medical License 2018 - 2022
  • TN State Medical License
    TN State Medical License 2018 - 2024
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 2016 - 2019
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2010 - 2022
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2003 - 2022
  • KY State Medical License
    KY State Medical License 1997 - 2023
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctors Cincy Magazine, 2014
  • Best Doctors in America 2013
  • Cincinnati�s Top Doctors 2012
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Cardiopulmonary Fitness Assessment on Maximal and Submaximal Exercise Testing in Patients with Fabry Disease  
    John L Jefferies, Clifford Chin, Robert J Hopkin, Adam W Powell, American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A
  • Cardiovascular Findings in a Contemporary Cohort of Patients with 1p36 Deletion Syndrome  
    John Jefferies, MD, Journal of Cardiac Failure
  • Are Guidelines Merely Suggestions?  
    John Jefferies, MD, JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Cardiac biomarkers are associated with death and listing for heart transplantation in pediatric patients with newly diagnosed dilated cardiomyopathy: a multi-center st...
    Lipshultz SE, Rossano JW, Shi L, Jefferies JL, Colan SD, Pahl E, Everitt M, Webber SA, Canter CE, Towbin JA, Kantor P, Feingold B, Addonizion LJ, Lamour J, Ware S, Lee..., Pediatric Academic Society, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1/1/2018
  • Revising clinical genetic panel test results for pediatric cardiomyopathy after exome sequencing.
    Lee T, Ware S, Miller E, Dexheimer P, Sridhar A, Lipshultz SE, Shi L, Wilkinson JD, Towbin JA, Webber S, Rossano JW, Hsu D, Jefferies JL, Lal A, Aronow B, Martin L, Ra..., Pediatric Academic Society, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1/1/2018
  • Fibrosis and hypertrophy assessed by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and serum biomarkers in pediatric hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). A report from the Pediatric ...
    Kirmani S, Woodard P, Canter CE, Shi L, Pahl E, Colan SD, Towbin JA, Ballweg J, Webber S, Wilkinson J, Rossano JW, Everitt M, Molina K, Kantor P, Jefferies JL, Feingol..., Pediatric Academic Society, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1/1/2018
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Lectures

  • "Cardiac aspects of Barth syndrome." 
    Clearwater, FL - 1/1/2018
  • "The Genetics of Cardiomyopathy: From Bench to Bedside." 
    Memphis, TN - 1/1/2018
  • "Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in Children and Young Adults: Current Perspectives." 
    Le Bonheur Children�s Hospital, Memphis, TN - 1/1/2018
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Authored Content

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acid and Vitamin D Supplementation in the Primary Prevention of AFibNovember 2020
  • AFib: Time for a Paradigm Shift in ManagementNovember 2020
  • Cardiovascular Findings in a Contemporary Cohort of Patients with 1p36 Deletion SyndromeAugust 2018
  • Are Guidelines Merely Suggestions?July 2018
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Press Mentions

  • Battelle Healthcare Colloquium Appoints Dr. John Lynn Jefferies as Medical Advisor
    Battelle Healthcare Colloquium Appoints Dr. John Lynn Jefferies as Medical AdvisorNovember 3rd, 2015
  • IPS HEART, Resident of Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Uses Human Stem Cells for the First Time to Actually Reverse Heart Attack Damage
    IPS HEART, Resident of Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Uses Human Stem Cells for the First Time to Actually Reverse Heart Attack DamageJune 19th, 2018
  • 6-Month Results of Study into Stem Cell Therapy for Heart Disease in Duchenne Patients Part of PPMD Conference
    6-Month Results of Study into Stem Cell Therapy for Heart Disease in Duchenne Patients Part of PPMD ConferenceJune 30th, 2017
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