Category: News

Dr Martin Speaks About Surgical Management of Stage III (N2) Lung Cancer

Dr. Linda Martin, MD, MPH, of the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, reviews the role of surgery in patients with stage III (N2) non–small-cell lung cancer.

UVA House Call: Dr. Linda Martin on Lung Cancer Screening

Dr. Linda Martin from the UVA Cancer Center talks about lung cancer screening and why it should be something people consider.

A First in Virginia: Pediatric Heart Experts Save Baby Violet

At just 10 days old, Violet Smith had her first open-heart surgery. Born with congenital heart defects, she wasn’t getting enough blood out of her heart into her lungs. At Violet’s six-month checkup, her pediatrician found that her condition was getting worse. Because of a partnership between CHKD and UVA Children’s Hospital, their pediatrician encouraged the family to transfer to UVA, where the team would be able to handle any complications.

After Decades of Work, UVA Launches Human Tests of Lung Transplant Drug

In the culmination of decades of research at the University of Virginia Health System, doctors have begun human testing of a drug they hope will one day save many lives among…

UVA Earns International Award for Heart and Lung Care

GO TEAM GO!! The Heart and Vascular Center at University of Virginia Medical Center has earned the Gold Level Excellence in Life Support Award from the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization for providing lifesaving care for patients with failing hearts or lungs.

195 UVA Physicians Chosen For ‘Best Doctors In America’ List

The “2017-2018 Best Doctors in America” List by Best Doctors Inc. honors 195 University of Virginia Health System physicians among the best in their respective specialties. Approximately 4 percent of…

Dr Marin Speaks at Society of Thoracic Surgeons Roundtable

In March of 2017, Dr. Linda Martin spoke at the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) roundtable on Enhanced Recovery Pathways in Thoracic Surgery and Lung Cancer Screening Adoption.

Two Former Fellows Join the Surgical Team at UVA Heart & Vascular Center

Originally published on UVA Physician Resource UVA Health System has added two new faculty members to the Department of Surgery, both of whom completed their fellowship training at UVA. “Our fellowship…

2017 Strategic Planning Retreat for Surgery

  Cardiothoracic surgery was well represented at the Strategic Planning Retreat for Surgery held on November 17, 2017.  The group discussed current challenges, data, metrics, studies, and best practices with…

Heart and Vascular Team Wins the 2017 Charles L. Brown Award

The Quality Committee of the University of Virginia Medical Center is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2017 Charles L. Brown Award for Patient Care Quality is the…