Sara J. Shumway, MD

Sara J. Shumway, MD

Cardiovascular Surgeon
Appointment Phone:
952-836-3770

Health Networks

  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • Fairview Southdale Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care Philosophy

My care philosophy is to always place the patient's best interest foremost in the decision making process. I try to care for the patient as I would want my family members cared for. My wealth of experience ensures excellent judgment in all matters related to the heart or lungs or aorta.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Repair of Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections
  • Thymectomy for Myasthenia Gravis

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Residencies

  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Fellowships

  • John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Recognition and Leadership

Recognition

  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2012-2019)
  • President, Minnesota Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (2006-2008)
  • IBC's Century Award for Achievement (2006)
  • IBC's Leading Scientist of the World (2006)
  • Best Doctors in America (1996-1997)
  • UMHS Circle of Caring Award (1996)

Leadership

  • Surgical Director, Heart Transplantation (1989-2002, 2004-2005)
  • Surgical Director, Lung Transplantation
  • Vice Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Associate Program Director

Academic Information

Professor

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Insurance

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