Lynn McGrath, MD

Lynn McGrath, MD

Thoracic Surgery Browns Mills, NJ

Chair, Dept. of Surgery Vice President, Medical Affairs

Office Address

  • 200 Trenton Rd
    Browns Mills, NJ 08015
    Phone: (609) 893-1200
    Fax: (609) 893-1213

Lynn McGrath, MD

Thoracic Surgery Browns Mills, NJ

Chair, Dept. of Surgery Vice President, Medical Affairs


  • Lynn B. McGrath, MD, is Vice President of Medical Affairs for DEBORAH Heart and Lung Center, as well as Chairman of DEBORAH's Department of Surgery. Appointed Attending Surgeon at DEBORAH in 1985, Dr. McGrath was named Department Chair in 1989.He has performed approximately 9,700 open-heart surgeries throughout his DEBORAH career. Dr. McGrath has introduced various minimally invasive techniques for heart surgery and vein harvesting at DEBORAH, including minimally invasive heart surgery. He also has extensive experience in teaching and has conducted significant research in his specialty areas, having made more than 150 presentations nationally and internationally, and authoring over 100 scientific papers and chapters for medical textbooks. A graduate of Memorial University Medical School, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, Dr. McGrath received post-graduate training in surgery at McGill University, Montreal.He continued his surgical studies in Boston at Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School.Appointed Arthur Tracy Cabot Fellow in Surgery and Instructor in Surgery at Harvard Medical School, Dr. McGrath was named Chief Surgical Resident and Assistant to the Surgeon-in-Chief in 1981.... Dr. McGrath pursued his training in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, where he completed a subspecialty in pediatric cardiac surgery in 1984.He was also an Instructor in Surgery and Chief Resident in Cardiovascular Surgery and Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery at the University of Alabama.

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Thoracic Surgery: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Education & Training

  • University of Alabama Medical CenterUniversity of Alabama Medical Center
  • Brigham and Women's HospitalBrigham and Women's Hospital
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland FOMMemorial University of Newfoundland FOM

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License1986 - 2016
  • New Jersey State Medical LicenseNew Jersey State Medical LicenseNJ, Active through 2014
  • American Board of Thoracic SurgeryThoracic & Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctor Award, Congenital Cardiac SurgerySJ Magazine, 2009
  • Top Doctor Award - Adult and Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease, Coronary Artery Surgery, Heart and Valve SurgeryPhiladelphia Magazine, 2009
  • Top Doctor AwardSJ Magazine, 2008

Publications & Presentations

Books/Book Chapters

  • Cardiac Surgery in the Adult Chapter: Tricuspid Valve Disease Page 1051 - 1069
    McGrath LB
    Editors: L. Henry Edmunds, Jr..McGraw Hill, New York
  • Advances in Cardia Surgery, Vol. 3 Chapter: Tetralogy of Fallot with Pulmonary Stenosis. Page 175 - 203
    McGrath LB
    Editors: Dr. Robert Karp, Dr. Hillel Laks, Dr. Andrew Wechsler.Year Book Publishers, Inc.
  • Cardiac Surgery: State of the Art Review. Chapter: Removal of the Left Ventricular Thrombus. Page 495 - 505
    Laub GW, Muralidharan S, Pollock S, McGrath LB
    Editors: Dr. Paul Spence and Dr. W. Randolph Chitwood (Guest Eds.).Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, PA


  • Surgical Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure McGrath L, 2007 EMTI III Conference, Galloway, NJ, 10/27/2007
  • Initial Experience Using a Percutaneous Ventricular Assist Device (TandemHeart) at a Cardiac Specialty Hospital. (Poster) Gasperetti CM, McGrath LB, Luckenbach J, Ilkowski D, Anolik G, Anderson W, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Orlando, FL, 5/28/2007
  • Initial Experience Using a Percutaneous Ventricular Assist Device (TandemHeart) at a Cardiac Specialty Hospital. C. Gasperetti, L. McGrath, J. Luckenbach, D. Ilkowski, G. Anolik, W. Anderson, Catherization & Cardiovascular Interventions, 5/1/2007


  • Methods of Diagnosis for Congenital Heart Disease. (Invited Lecture) Vilnius, Lithuania - 9/25/1992
  • Hospital Death on a Cardiac Surgical Service. One Surgeon's Experience at the Deborah Heart and Lung Center (Invited Presentation) Vilnius, Lithuania - 9/25/1992
  • Procedures and Protocols for the Establishment of a Pediatric Cardiac Surgical Center in the Soviet Union. (Invited Lecture) Gander, Newfoundland - 9/29/1991


  • Reoperative Cardiac Surgery: Approaching the Mitral Valve Through the Right Chest Fernandez J, Boris W, Chen C, Brdlik OB, Laub GW, McGrath LB, Pennsylvania Association of Troracic Surgery Website

Professional Memberships

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS Value Network
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth HMO Value Network
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • AmeriHealth PPO Value Network
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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