Cardiovascular/Thoracic Division

James W. Pate, M.D. — Distinguished University Professor

Dr. Pate

Contact Person:
Ramona Pipkin, (901) 448-5914,

Specialty and Clinical Interests

  • Cardiac Surgery: Thoracic Trauma

Research and Interests

  • History of Medicine and Current Medical Education
  • Thoracic Trauma
  • Cardiovascular Physiology
  • + 200 Publications

University Appointments

  • University Distinguished Professor

Medical School

  • Medical College of Georgia

Post Doctoral Education

  • National Naval Medical Center (& NIH)
  • Bethesda MD Residency General Surgery
  • Chief of Experimental Surgery
  • University of Alabama, General Surgery
  • VA Medical Teaching Hospital, Memphis, TN, Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications and Certificates

  • General Surgery; Thoracic Surgery (CT)

Hospital Affiliations

  • Regional Medical Center
  • VA Medical Center Memphis