Erin Schumer, MD, MPH

Erin Schumer, MD, MPH

Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart Care
Areas of Interest

Adult Cardiac Surgery | Heart Transplant | Lung Transplant | Mechanical Circulatory Support

Primary Practice Location
UofL Physicians – Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
UofL Health – Heart Hospital, at Jewish Hospital
UofL Health – Rudd Center
201 Abraham Flexner Way, Suite 1200
Louisville, KY 40202
502-588-7600
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Erin Schumer, MD, MPH

I attended medical school at Ohio State University, general surgery residency at University of Louisville and cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at Mayo Clinic. I recently finished an advanced heart failure fellowship at Washington University, where I focused on complex adult cardiac surgery, heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory support.

Education & Training

BA
Ohio State University | Columbus | 2011
MD
Ohio State University | Columbus | 2011
MPH
University of Louisville | Louisville | 2015
Fellowship
Mayo Clinic | Cardiothoracic Surgery | Rochester | 2022
Washington University in St. Louis | Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support | St. Louis | 2023
Residency
University of Louisville | General Surgery | Louisville | 2019
Internship
University of Louisville | General Surgery | Louisville | 2012

Languages

English

Areas of Interest

Adult Cardiac Surgery | Heart Transplant | Lung Transplant | Mechanical Circulatory Support

Certifications

General Surgery (2020), Cardiothoracic Surgery (2023)

School of Medicine

Assistant Professor

Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Awards

AATS Leadership Academy (2023)

Southern Thoracic Surgical Association Resident Scholarship (2015)

Women in Thoracic Surgery Award (2015)

Resident with Outstanding Achievement in Scholarly Activity - University of Louisville (2018)

ISHLT Annual Meeting Award (2021)

Philosophy

"I focus on care for adult cardiac surgery patients and those with advanced heart and lung failure. I strive to provide high-quality surgical care to patients as well as research focused on advancing the field of end-stage cardiopulmonary failure."

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