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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, College 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


Hewett, Lara, Jennie Kwon, Joshua D. Adams, Chadrick E. Denlinger, and Jacob A. Klapper. “Intralobar Pulmonary Sequestration With Aneurysmal Feeding Vessel: Use of Hybrid Surgical Management.” Ann Thorac Surg 102, no. 6 (December 2016): e533–35.

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Klapper, Jacob, and Thomas A. D’Amico. “VATS versus open surgery for lung cancer resection: moving toward a minimally invasive approach.” J Natl Compr Canc Netw 13, no. 2 (February 2015): 162–64.

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Klapper, Jacob, Sameer Hirji, Matthew G. Hartwig, Thomas A. D’Amico, David H. Harpole, Mark W. Onaitis, and Mark F. Berry. “Outcomes after pneumonectomy for benign disease: the impact of urgent resection.” J Am Coll Surg 219, no. 3 (September 2014): 518–24.

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Nellis, Joseph R., Zachary W. Fitch, Ashley Y. Choi, James M. Meza, Zebulon Z. Spector, Nicholas H. Von Bergen, Jose E. Torres, Jacob A. Klapper, Jude S. Sauer, and Joseph W. Turek. “A Minimally Invasive Approach for Placing Sew-On Epicardial Leads in the Child.” Innovations (Phila) 13, no. 6 (n.d.): 455–57.

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