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Traditional Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency

The training programs in cardiothoracic surgery at Duke University Medical Center are designed to develop academic cardiothoracic surgeons. We offer a traditional training program and have recently been approved by the ACGME to offer an integrated program.

At the completion of the program, residents will demonstrate proficiency in all clinical aspects of cardiothoracic surgery and will have extensive experience and training in clinical research.

Program Leadership

Thomas A. D'Amico, MD
Professor of Surgery
Program Director

Betty C. Tong, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Program Director

John C. Haney, MD, AB, MPH
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Assistant Program Director

Program Coordinator

Penny A. Potvin, C-TAGME
Duke University Medical Center
Box 2834
Durham, NC 27710

Resident Candidate's Guide

For those considering our program, we've prepared a guide to highlight the benefits of training with us. 

See the achievements of past residents and learn more about the research and faculty who guide the resident experience at Duke Surgery. 

Download the Guide