Mark S. Slaughter, M.D.

Mark S. Slaughter, M.D.

Professor and Chair, Department Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Executive Medical Director, Jewish Hospital

Director, Heart Transplant and Mechanical Assist Device, University of Louisville, Jewish Hospital and St. Mary’s Healthcare System

Special interests

  • Clinical research trials in thoracic surgery
  • Training future leaders in thoracic surgery

Education

  • Medical degree – Indiana University School of Medicine, Bloomington, IN
  • General surgery residency – McGaw Medical Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • Cardiovascular and thoracic surgery fellowship – University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN

Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Professional activities

  • Board of Directors for the American Society of Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO)
  • Board of Trustees for the International Society of Rotary Blood Pumps
  • Editorial Board of American Society for Artificial Internal Organs
  • Consultant to the US FDA Medical Device Review Panel
  • Grant reviewer for US National Science Foundation SBIR/STTR
  • Past member of the US Health and Human Services Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee
  • Reviewer for the following journals: Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Circulation and Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Visiting professor at various universities
  • Guest speaker at numerous national and international conferences
  • Author of numerous peer-reviewed articles in medical journals, book author, and author of book chapters
  • Awarded 2010 ARGI Physician of the Year by Medical News
  • Named Science Ambassador for the Louisville Science Center in 2009.

 

Selected Publications:

    1. Cheng A, Slaughter MS. How I Choose Conduits and Configure Grafts for my Patients-Rationales and Practices. Ann Cardiothoracic Surg. 2013 Jul; 2(4):527-32. Doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2225-319X.2013.07.17. PMID:23977632
    2. Slaughter MS, Pagani FD, McGee EC, Birks EJ, Cotts WG, Gregoric I, Howard Frazier O, Icenogle T, Najjar SS, Boyce SW, Acker MA, John R, Hathaway DR, Najarian KB, Aaronson KD; HeartWare Bridge to Transplant ADVANCE Trial Investigators. HeartWare ventricular assist system for bridge to transplant: Combined results of the bridge to transplant and continued access protocol trial. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013 Jul;32(7):675-83. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2013.04.004. PMID: 23796152
    3. Slaughter MS, Pagani FD, McGee EC, Birks EJ, Cotts WG, Gregoric I, Howard Frazier O, Icenogle T, Najjar SS, Boyce SW, Acker MA, John R, Hathaway DR, Najarian KB, Aaronson KD; HeartWare Bridge to Transplant ADVANCE Trial Investigators. HeartWare ventricular assist system for bridge to transplant: Combined results of the bridge to transplant and continued access protocol trial. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013 Jul;32(7):675-83. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2013.04.004. PMID: 23796152
    4. *Rogers JG, Bostic RR, Tong KB, Adamson R, Russo M, Slaughter MS. Cost-effectiveness analysis of continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices as destination therapy. Circ Heart Fail. 2012 Jan;5(1):10-6. Epub 2011 Nov 3.*Circulation: Heart Failure Editors' Picks : Most Important Articles Published in 2012
    5. Slaughter MS. The Ideal Conduit for Surgical Revascularization. The Quest for the Holy Grail Continues. Circulation 2010Aug 31;122(9):857-8
    6. Slaughter MS, Pagani FD, Rogers JG, Miller LW, Sun B, Russell SD, Starling RC, Chen L, Boyle AJ, Chillcott S, Adamson RM, Blood MS, Camacho MT, Idrissi KA, Petty M, Sobieski M, Wright S, Myers TJ, Farrar DJ; HeartMate II Clinical Investigators. Clinical Management of continous-flow left ventricular assist devices in advanced heart failure. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Apr;29(4Suppl)S1-39.
    7. Slaughter, MS, Rogers JG, Milano CA, Russell SD, Conte JV, Feldman D, et al. Advanced Heart Failure Treated with Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device. N Engl J Med 2009; 361.
    8. Slaughter MS, Tsui SS, El-Banayosy A, Sun BC, Kormos RL, Mueller DK, Massey HT, Icenogle TB, Farrar DJ, Hill JD; IVAD Study Group. Results of a multicenter clinical trial with the Thoratec Implantable Ventricular Assist Device. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007 Jun;133(6):1573-80.