Amy Fiedler, MD

Assistant Professor

  • Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

fiedler@surgery.wisc.edu
(608) 262-3858

600 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53792

Education

  • MD, The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington DC, 2009
  • General Surgery Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Cardiothoracic Research Laboratory, Boston, MA
  • General Surgery / Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Clinical Surgery Fellowship, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Fiedler specializes in the care of patients with end stage heart failure, including mechanical assistance and heart transplantation. She has broad experience with all aspects of adult cardiothoracic surgery, including coronary artery bypass grafting, valve repair and replacement, endocarditis, and the treatment of thoracic aortic aneurysms.

Research Interests

Dr. Fiedler’s research interests focus on developing novel surgical treatments for heart failure, evaluating the utility of expanded donor criteria with respect to thoracic organ transplantation, ex-vivo perfusion for heart and lung transplantation, and surgical education.

Recent Publications

  • Balancing supply and demand: Review of the 2018 donor heart allocation policy.
    Taylor LJ, Fiedler AG
    J Card Surg 2020 May 12;
    [PubMed ID: 32400060]

  • We Agree: Cardiopulmonary Bypass is a Team Sport.
    Fiedler AG, Lewis EE, Hermsen JL
    Ann. Thorac. Surg. 2020 Apr 23;
    [PubMed ID: 32335018]

  • Cardiothoracic Education in the Time of COVID-19: How I Teach It.
    Lewis EE, Taylor LJ, Hermsen JL, McCarthy DP, Fiedler AG
    Ann. Thorac. Surg. 2020 Apr 10;
    [PubMed ID: 32283082]

  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass: How I Teach It.
    Fiedler AG, Lewis EE, Hermsen JL
    Ann. Thorac. Surg. 2020 03; 109(3): 645-648
    [PubMed ID: 31954688]

  • Long-term discontinuation of warfarin in a patient with HeartMate 3 left ventricular assist device without complication.
    Fiedler AG, Hermsen JL, Smith JW, Dhingra R
    J Card Surg 2020 Feb; 35(2): 447-449
    [PubMed ID: 31730719]

All Publications on PubMed