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Juan Sanchez, MD

Juan Sanchez, MD

Thoracic Surgery Baltimore, MD

Director, Graduate Medical Education, Designated Institutional Official, Chairman of Surgery

Office Address

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  • Saint Agnes Hospital
    900 Caton Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21229
    Phone: (410) 368-2748
    Fax: (410) 951-4007

Dr. Sanchez's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Thoracic Surgery: Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Clinical Interests: Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery; Reactive Oxygen Species; Health Care Quality Assurance; Operative Surgical Procedures; Patient Care Team; Nutritional Support; Apoptosis; Medical Errors

Dr. Sanchez's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • ChairmanSaint Mary's Hospital
    Waterbury, CT
  • Professor of SurgeryUniversity of Connecticut Health Center
    Farmington, CT
  • Professor of SurgeryUniversity of Connecticut
    Stamford, CT
  • ProfessorUniversity of Connecticut
  • Program DirectorSt. Agnes Hospital/Ascension Health
    Chairman, Department of Surgery (2013-present); Director of Graduate Medical Education (2013-present); ACGME Designated Institutional Official (2013-present)
  • ACGME Designated Institutional OfficialSt. Agnes Hospital/Ascension Health
    Baltimore, MD
    Program Director in Surgery (2013); ACGME Designated Institutional Official (2013-present); Director of Graduate Medical Education (2013-present); Chairman, Department of Surgery (2013-present)
  • ChairmanSaint Mary’s Hospital
    Program Director in Surgery (2010-2012)
  • Program DirectorSaint Mary’s Hospital
    Waterbury, CT
    Chairman (2007-2012); Program Director (2010-2012)
  • Private PracticeConnecticut CT Surgeons, LLC
    Hartford, CT
  • Private PractitionerConnecticut CT Surgeons, LLC
  • ChiefBridgeport Hospital /Yale New Haven Health
    Bridgeport, CT
  • UNOS DirectorUniversity of Kentucky
    Lexington, KY
    Acting Division Chief, CT Surgery (1996-1997); Acting PD, Thoracic Surgery (1996-1998); Assoc. PD, Thoracic Surgery (1999-2000); Head, Section of Adult Cardiac Surgery (1999-2000); UNOS Director, Heart Transplantation (1995-2001); Associate Professor of Surgery (1995-2001)
  • DirectorUniversity of Miami
    Coral Gables, FL
    Assistant Professor of Surgery (1993-1995); Director of Cardiothoracic ICU (1993-1995)
  • Instructor in SurgeryYale University
    New Haven, CT
  • InstructorYale University
  • Honorable Discharge. Highest Rank: Lieutenant Commander (O-4)United States Naval Reserve
    Commission Awarded, Washington Navy Yard (1989); Officer Indoctrination School, Pensacola NAS, FL (1990); PRIMUS Unit, Bethesda Naval Hospital (1989-1990); NR Fleet Hospital 6, S. Kearney, NJ (1990-1993); 2nd Bat. 25th Marine Corps Comp. G, Picatinny Arsenal, Dover, NJ (1990-1993); IRR (1993-1997)
  • Post-Doctoral Research ScientistColumbia University
    New York, NY
  • Organ Procurement SurgeonColumbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
    New York, NY

Dr. Sanchez's Education & Medical Training

  • University of LondonUniversity of LondonOther Training, M.Sc, Public Health/Epidemiology Stream
  • University of LondonUniversity of LondonOther Training, MSc, Public Health/Epidemiology Stream
  • Harvard UniversityHarvard UniversityOther Training, M.P.A., Health Economics/Management
  • Harvard UniversityHarvard UniversityOther Training, M.P.A, Health Economics/Management
  • University of KentuckyUniversity of KentuckyOther Training, Certificate, Medical Management
  • Yale-New Haven HospYale-New Haven HospFellowship, Thoracic Surgery
  • NYP Hosp-Columbia Univ Med CtrNYP Hosp-Columbia Univ Med CtrPost Doctoral Fellowship, Cardiac Transplantation Research Laboratory
  • Yale University School of MedicineYale University School of MedicineFellowship, Heart/Lung Transplantation
  • Yale UniversityYale UniversityOther Training, Heart/Lung Transplantation
  • Columbia University School Public HealthColumbia University School Public HealthFellowship, Surgery
  • Columbia UniversityColumbia UniversityOther Training, Surgery (Research)
  • Georgetown University HospitalGeorgetown University HospitalResidency, General Surgery
  • Georgetown University HospitalGeorgetown University HospitalInternship, General Surgery
  • U of FL Coll of MedUniversity of Florida College of MedicineMedical School
  • University of MiamiUniversity of MiamiOther Training, B.S., Biology, Chemistry, Cum laude
  • University of MiamiUniversity of MiamiOther Training, B.S, Biology, Chemistry

Dr. Sanchez's Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical LicenseMD State Medical License2013 - 2015
  • CT State Medical LicenseCT State Medical LicenseActive through 2013
  • American Board of SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgerySurgery, 1992
  • American Board of Thoracic SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic SurgeryThoracic & Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Sanchez's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • American College of Surgeons (Surgical Forum 2013)Abstract: Thirunavukkarasu M, Suresh SC, Selvaraju V, Sanchez JA, Palesty JA, McFadden D, Maulik N. "Thioredoxin -1 (Trx-1) Engineered Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy increased Pro-angiogenic factors, reduced Fibrosis and improved heart function in the infaAmerican College of Surgeons (Surgical Forum 2013), 2013
  • American College of Surgeons (Surgical Forum 2012)Abstract: Rishi MT, Thirunavukkarasu M, Selvaraju V, Sanchez JA, Maulik N. "Silencing Prolyl Hydroxylase-3 (PHD-3) Improves Blood Perfusion In a Murine Hind-Limb Ischemia Model." Winner of the Excellence in Research Award for the category of Vascular SurgAmerican College of Surgeons (Surgical Forum 2012), 2012
  • Winner of the Excellence in Research Award for the category of Vascular Surgery2012, 2013
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Dr. Sanchez's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Successful linking of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database to Social Security data to examine the accuracy of Society of Thoracic Surgeons mortality data.Jacobs JP, O'Brien SM, Shahian DM, Edwards FH, Badhwar V, Dokholyan RS, Sanchez JA, Morales DL, Prager RL, Wright CD, Puskas JD, Gammie JS, Haan CK, George KM, Sheng S..., J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 4/1/2013
  • Is the Elimination of Postoperative Antimicrobial Prophylaxis in Thoracic Surgery Ready for Prime Time? (Invited Critique).Sanchez JA, JAMA Surgery, 1/1/2013
  • Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition in the Perioperative Period: State of the Art.Abunnaja S, Cuviello A, Sanchez JA, Nutrients, 1/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Quality Improvement: Methods, Principles, and Role in Healthcare.Chapter: Patient Safety: An Overview.
    Sanchez JA, Lobdell KW
    Editors: Stamou S, Lobdell KW.Nova Scientific Publishers
    2013
  • Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical CareChapter: Emergency Department Thoracotomy: A Critical Appraisal of its Indications and Results.
    Asensio JA, Sanchez JA
    Editors: Asensio JA, Trunkey DD.Elsevier, Philadelphia
    Edition 2nd ,2013
  • Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical CareChapter: Operative management of Pulmonary Injuries: Lung-Sparing and Formal Resections.
    Asensio JA, Sanchez JA
    Editors: Asensio JA, Trunkey DD.Elsevier, Philadelphia
    Edition 2nd ,2013
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Abstracts/Posters

  • VEGFR2 (Flk-1+/-) Gene Knockout Leads to Reduced Angiogenesis, Ventricular Dysfunction, and Alterations in Micro-RNA Profile Following Myocardial Infarction.Joshi M, Thirunavukkarasu M, Selvaraju V, Sanchez JA, Maulik N, Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association, Los Angeles, CA., 11/3/2012
  • Prolyl Hydroxylase 1 Silencing Promotes Angiogenesis and Improves Blood Perfusion in a Mouse Hind-Limb Ischemia Model: A Gene Knockout Study.Rishi MT, Thirunavukkarasu M, Selvaraju V, Sanchez JA, Maulik N, Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association, Los Angeles, CA., 11/3/2012
  • HSPA12B gene therapy in diabetic myocardium.Thirunavukkarasu M, Suresh SC, Selvaraju V, Sanchez JA, Maulik N, Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association, Los Angeles, CA., 11/3/2012
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Lectures

  • The Science of Collaboration.Surgical Quality Collaborative. Connecticut Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. Connecticu - 5/3/2011
  • Does Organizational Culture Affect Outcomes? FOCUS Initiative: Reducing Human Error in Cardiac Operating Rooms.Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists. 32nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA - 4/25/2010
  • Overview of the Healthcare System.Connecticut Young Physicians and Residents Symposium: The Business of Medicine. Connecticut Chapter - 4/18/2009
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Other

  • Improved Patient Safety through the Cardiothoracic Surgery Reporting System.Sanchez JA, Marshall MB, STS News
    1/1/2008
  • Protection against ischemia and reperfusion injury.Oeltgen PR, Bishop PD, Kindy MS, Sanchez JA, United States Patent No. 6316411; No. 6645938; No. 6900178; No 7060792

Other Languages

  • Spanish, French

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Connecticare FlexPOS
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select 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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