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Aubrey C. Galloway, M.D.
Dr. Galloway is the Chairman of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Director of the Thoracic Surgery Residency Program at the NYU School of Medicine, where he has been on the faculty since 1985.
He is widely recognized for the use of reconstructive techniques in the treatment of valvular heart disease, for surgical correction of thoracic aneurysms and for treatment of patients with advanced coronary artery disease and heart failure.
He is a world leader in the development of minimally invasive techniques for valvular surgery and sits on numerous national committees for this and other areas of expertise.
Dr. Galloway is an editor of the seventh edition of the widely referenced textbook Principles of Surgery and serves as ad hoc editor of the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Annals of Thoracic Surgery and Circulation. He has co-authored numerous book chapters on topics in cardiovascular disease and surgery and has published more than 100 papers in prestigious peer-reviewed publications including the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Circulation and the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Among other basic and clinical research accomplishments, he was an investigator in the National Institutes of Health-sponsored BARI trial which compared bypass surgery to angioplasty in multivessel coronary artery disease, and he is the principal investigator of numerous trials topics such as mitral valve reconstruction, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, high risk coronary bypass grafting, and ventricular restoration surgery for heart failure. Dr. Galloway was a co-inventor, along with Dr. Colvin of NYU, of an advanced valve repair annuloplasty device, and has invented or developed numerous other medical devices related to cardiac surgery. Dr. Galloway's basic research laboratory studies the role intracellular signaling pathways leading to cell proliferation or apoptosis in vessel wall remodeling, graft restenosis, and cardiac remodeling.
A fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Galloway is a member of many prestigious national professional organizations including the American Surgical association, the American Association of Thoracic Surgeons, the Cardiovascular Surgery Council of the American Heart Association, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the Society of University Surgeons, and the Thoracic Surgery Program Directors Association.
Dr. Galloway earned his M.D. degree from Tulane School of Medicine, completed his internship and general surgery residency at the University of Colorado Health Science Center, and his residency in cardiothoracic surgery at NYU Medical Center.
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