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Prem S. Shekar, MD
Associate Surgeon, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Surgery
Cardiac Surgery
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115


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Education:
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Publications (Pulled from Harvard Catalyst Profiles):

1. Hirji SA, Landino S, Cote C, Lee J, Orhurhu V, Shah RM, McGurk S, Kaneko T, Shekar P, Pelletier MP. Chronic opioid use after coronary bypass surgery. J Card Surg. 2019 Feb; 34(2):67-73.

2. Mizuguchi KA, Shekar P, Frendl G. Discovery of biomarkers that diagnose kidney disease progression and novel patient management strategies needed now to prevent progressive kidney disease. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Dec; 156(6):2181-2182.

3. Lander HL, Ejiofor JI, McGurk S, Kaneko T, Shekar P, Xu X, Body SC. Vancomycin paste still does not reduce the incidence of deep sternal wound infection after cardiac surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep; 156(3):1125-1126.

4. Hirji SA, Kolkailah AA, Ramirez-Del Val F, Lee J, McGurk S, Pelletier M, Singh S, Mallidi HR, Aranki S, Shekar P, Kaneko T. Mechanical Versus Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients Aged 50 Years and Younger. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct; 106(4):1113-1120.

5. Wanamaker KM, Hirji SA, Del Val FR, Yammine M, Lee J, McGurk S, Shekar P, Kaneko T. Proximal aortic surgery in the elderly population: Is advanced age a contraindication for surgery? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan; 157(1):53-63.

6. Hirji SA, Funamoto M, Lee J, Ramirez Del Val F, Kolkailah AA, McGurk S, Pelletier MP, Aranki S, Shekar PS, Kaneko T. Minimally invasive versus full sternotomy aortic valve replacement in low-risk patients: Which will stand against transcatheter aortic valve replacement? Surgery. 2018 08; 164(2):282-287.

7. Kolkailah AA, Hirji S, Piazza G, Ejiofor JI, Ramirez Del Val F, Lee J, McGurk S, Aranki SF, Shekar PS, Kaneko T. Surgical pulmonary embolectomy and catheter-directed thrombolysis for treatment of submassive pulmonary embolism. J Card Surg. 2018 May; 33(5):252-259.

8. Ejiofor JI, Hirji SA, Ramirez-Del Val F, Norman AV, McGurk S, Aranki SF, Shekar PS, Kaneko T. Outcomes of repeat mitral valve replacement in patients with prior mitral surgery: A benchmark for transcatheter approaches. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug; 156(2):619-627.e1.

9. Kaneko T, Shekar P, Ivkovic V, Longford NT, Huang CC, Sigurdsson MI, Neely RC, Yammine M, Ejiofor JI, Montiero Vieira V, Shahram JT, Habchi KM, Malzberg GW, Martin PS, Bloom J, Isselbacher EM, Muehlschlegel JD, Sundt TM, Body SC. Should the dilated ascending aorta be repaired at the time of bicuspid aortic valve replacement? Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 03 01; 53(3):560-568.

10. Mizuguchi KA, Huang CC, Shempp I, Wang J, Shekar P, Frendl G. Predicting kidney disease progression in patients with acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun; 155(6):2455-2463.e5.