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Jacob A Klapper, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Education and Training

  • Masters in Clinical Research, Clinical Research, Medical University of South Carolina, School of Medicine, 2014 - 2016
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellow, Surgery, Duke University, 2011 - 2014
  • General Surgery Resident, General Surgery, Indiana University at Indianapolis, 2003 - 2011
  • M.D., Indiana University, School of Medicine, 2003
  • B.A., Colgate University, 1998


Krischak, Madison K., Sandra Au, Samantha E. Halpern, Danae G. Olaso, Dimitrios Moris, Laurie D. Snyder, Andrew S. Barbas, John C. Haney, Jacob A. Klapper, and Matthew G. Hartwig. “Textbook surgical outcome in lung transplantation: Analysis of a US national registry.” Clin Transplant 36, no. 4 (April 2022): e14588.

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Jawitz, Oliver K., Vignesh Raman, David Becerra, Jacob Klapper, and Matthew G. Hartwig. “Factors associated with short- versus long-term survival after lung transplant.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 163, no. 3 (March 2022): 853-860.e2.

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Raja, Shruti M., Jeffrey T. Guptill, Alec McConnell, Hussein R. Al-Khalidi, Matthew G. Hartwig, and Jacob A. Klapper. “Perioperative Outcomes of Thymectomy in Myasthenia Gravis: A Thoracic Surgery Database Analysis.” Ann Thorac Surg 113, no. 3 (March 2022): 904–10.

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Halpern, Samantha E., Samuel J. Kesseli, Sandra Au, Madison K. Krischak, Danae G. Olaso, Haley Smith, Greg Tipton, et al. “Lung transplantation after ex vivo lung perfusion versus static cold storage: An institutional cost analysis.” Am J Transplant 22, no. 2 (February 2022): 552–64.

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Tong, Betty C., Lin Gu, Xiaofei Wang, Dennis A. Wigle, Joseph D. Phillips, David H. Harpole, Jacob A. Klapper, Thomas Sporn, Neal E. Ready, and Thomas A. D’Amico. “Perioperative outcomes of pulmonary resection after neoadjuvant pembrolizumab in patients with non-small cell lung cancer.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 163, no. 2 (February 2022): 427–36.

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