December 28, 2012
John Entwistle III, M.D., Ph.D., has joined the division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital as Surgical Director of Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support. He has also been named associate professor of surgery at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University.
Dr. Entwistle comes to Jefferson from Drexel University where he served as Surgical Director of Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support at Hahnemann University Hospital and associate professor of cardiothoracic surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine.
He received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina and completed his internship and residency in general surgery at the Medical College of Virginia. He went on to become a research fellow in cardiothoracic surgery at the Medical College of Virginia and completed a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at Hahnemann University Hospital. In addition, he holds a PhD in physiology from the Medical College of Virginia and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of North Carolina where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society.
Dr. Entwistle is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation. His research is focused on outcomes in patients on ventricular assist device support.