Paul B. Tessman, MD, PharmD

  • Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery


  • PharmD, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, 1999
  • MD, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, 2003
  • Intern, General Surgery, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, 2004
  • Residency, General Surgery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 2009
  • Fellow, Critical Care and Extracorporeal Life Support, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 2010
  • Resident, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2012
  • Fellow, Thoracic Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2014

Recent Publications

  • Bilateral Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy After Sternotomy for Left Ventricular Assist Device Insertion.
    Khoury AL, Weiss K, Haithcock BE, Tessmann PB, Caranasos TG
    Ann Thorac Surg 2022 Nov; 114(5): e319-e320
    [PubMed ID: 35085520]

  • A Fully Magnetically Levitated Left Ventricular Assist Device - Final Report.
    Mehra MR, Uriel N, Naka Y, Cleveland JC, Yuzefpolskaya M, Salerno CT, Walsh MN, Milano CA, Patel CB, Hutchins SW, Ransom J, Ewald GA, Itoh A, Raval NY, Silvestry SC, Cogswell R, John R, Bhimaraj A, Bruckner BA, Lowes BD, Um JY, Jeevanandam V, Sayer G, Mangi AA, Molina EJ, Sheikh F, Aaronson K, Pagani FD, Cotts WG, Tatooles AJ, Babu A, Chomsky D, Katz JN, Tessmann PB, Dean D, Krishnamoorthy A, Chuang J, Topuria I, Sood P, Goldstein DJ, MOMENTUM 3 Investigators
    N Engl J Med 2019 Apr 25; 380(17): 1618-1627
    [PubMed ID: 30883052]

  • The effect of the pressure-volume curve for positive end-expiratory pressure titration on clinical outcomes in acute respiratory distress syndrome: a systematic review.
    Hata JS, Togashi K, Kumar AB, Hodges LD, Kaiser EF, Tessmann PB, Faust CA, Sessler DI
    J Intensive Care Med 2014; 29(6): 348-56
    [PubMed ID: 23855040]

All Publications on PubMed