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Paul C. Tang, MD, PhD
Dr. Tang is certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He specializes in aortic/endovascular surgery and transcatheter valve replacement as well as heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory support. Complex aortic surgeries performed includes valve-sparing root replacement, aortic arch reconstructions and hybrid approaches to repair extensive aortic aneurysms. He also has expertise in ventricular assist device (VAD) placement, institution of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support and the use of minimally invasive approaches in aortic/mitral valve surgery and coronary artery bypass grafting.
Dr. Tang provides a wide range of services including Aortic Valve-Sparing Surgery, Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) Repair, Carotid and Peripheral Blood Vessel Revascularization, Carotid Surgery and Intervention, Destination Therapy for End-Stage Heart Failure, Heart Bypass (Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery - CABG), Maze Procedure (Minimally Invasive), Mitral Valve Repair, Pacemakers, Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Closure, Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy, Surgical Ventricular Remodeling (SVR), Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repair (Endovascular Graft), Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repair (Open Surgical), Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization (TMR), Valve Repair or Replacement Surgery (Minimally Invasive), and Ventricular Assist Devices.
Dr. Tang’s research interests include aortic surgery outcomes, aortic aneurysm surveillance, thoracic aortic aneurysm biology and genetics, heart transplant immunology and circulatory physiology.