Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Howard Massey, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor

Surgery - Cardiothoracic

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Office Locations

925 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6996
Fax: (215) 955-6010

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Medical College of Georgia, Medical School


  • University of Texas Southwestern


  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • University of Texas Southwestern


  • Duke University Medical Center

Recent Publications

Cannulation-Related Complications on Veno-Arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Prevalence and Effect on Mortality

Early and late outcomes with prolonged open chest management after cardiac surgery

Implementation of a Standardized Transfusion Protocol for Cardiac Patients Treated With Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Is Associated With Decreased Blood Component Utilization and May Improve Clinical Outcome

Clinical implications of physiologic flow adjustment in continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices

Predictors of Donor Heart Utilization for Transplantation in United States

Effect of Gender on the Risk of Neurologic Events and Subsequent Outcomes in Patients With Left Ventricular Assist Devices

Subxiphoid Exchange of HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Device

Comparison of total artificial heart and biventricular assist device support as bridge-to-transplantation

Does Donor Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Time Affect Heart Transplantation Outcomes and Survival?

Anticoagulation Reversal Strategies for Left Ventricular Assist Device Patients Presenting with Acute Intracranial Hemorrhage

Right ventricular assist device configuration for remote decannulation

In reply

Long-term total cardiac support in a Fontan-type circulation with HeartMate II left ventricular assist device

Predictors and clinical relevance of ventricular tachyarrhythmias in ambulatory patients with a continuous flow left ventricular assist device

Repair of pectus excavatum during HeartMate II left ventricular assist device placement

Factors Related to Pump Thrombosis with the Heartmate II Left Ventricular Assist Device

Call for organized statewide networks for management of acute myocardial infarction-related cardiogenic shock

Utilizing right ventricular assist device with extracorporeal membrane oxygenator for management of diffuse alveolar damage after orthotopic heart transplant

Trial ultrasound-guided continuous left stellate ganglion blockade before surgical gangliolysis in a patient with a left ventricular assist device and intractable ventricular tachycardia: A pain control application to a complex hemodynamic condition

Traumatic ventricular septal defect and flail tricuspid valve: Successful management by an extracorporeal membrane oxygenator-supported hybrid approach