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Michael Acker, MD, Thoracic Surgery, Philadelphia, PA, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

MichaelAAckerMD

Thoracic Surgery Philadelphia, PA

Cardiovascular Surgery

Professor of Surgery, University Pennsylvania

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Education & Training

  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1988 - 1991
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    University of Pennsylvania Health SystemResidency, General Surgery, 1981 - 1988
  • Brown University
    Brown UniversityClass of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 1991 - 1996
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1982 - 2022
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Philadelphia Magazine Castle Connolly, 2004-2014
  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2002-2014
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Lectures

  • Cardiology Update 2012: A Patient Management Approach 
    Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Atlantic City, New Jersey - 10/13/2012
  • Mitral Valve Repair and Replacement Yield Similar Outcomes in SMR Study 
    American Heart Association, Scientific Sessions 2013, Dallas, Texas, USA
  • Mitral Valve Repair and Replacement Yield Similar Outcomes in SMR Study 
    Scientific Sessions 2013, Dallas, Texas, USA

Press Mentions

  • US Cities Reclaiming Health Through Blue Zones Project Initiative
    US Cities Reclaiming Health Through Blue Zones Project InitiativeAugust 28th, 2021
  • OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony Medical Center First in Illinois to Earn Certified Blue Zones Worksite Status
    OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony Medical Center First in Illinois to Earn Certified Blue Zones Worksite StatusMarch 29th, 2021
  • Wireless Transcutaneous Energy Transfer (TET) System for Powering a LVAD Is Successful
    Wireless Transcutaneous Energy Transfer (TET) System for Powering a LVAD Is SuccessfulJanuary 26th, 2021
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Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations