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Robert Patrick Davis, MD, PhD

House Staff
Start Year: 
Kalamazoo College
Medical School: 
Michigan State University

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Cardiac and lung transplantation
  • Ex vivo lung perfusion
  • Extracorporeal life support
  • Ventricular assist devices
  • Adult cardiac surgery

What were you looking for in a residency program?

A leader in health care, research, and training

What are the strengths of the Duke program?

  1. Academic excellence
  2. Innovation 
  3. History of training leaders

What do you like best about living in Durham and the Triangle?

  1. Durham is one of the fastest growing areas in the country and a center of biomedical research
  2. Weather 
  3. Cost of living

Honors and Awards

  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) for Individual Predoctoral MD/PhD Fellows
  • American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Graduate Student Travel Award 
  • The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Looking to the Future Resident Scholarship 
  • American Association for Thoracic Surgery Member for a Day Program