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Duke Edward Cameron, M.D.

Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery
Professor of Surgery


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Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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Call +1-410-502-7683 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery
  • The James T. Dresher Senior Professor of Surgery
  • Director of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
  • Director of Albert "Cubby" and Dana Broccoli Aortic Surgery Center
  • Professor of Surgery
  • Professor of Pediatrics

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-2698

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower Suite 7107
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-2698
Fax: 410-955-3809

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 410-955-2698

10755 Falls Road
Pavilion I
Lutherville, MD 21093 map
Phone: 410-955-2698
Fax: 410-955-3809


Aortic Aneurysms, Aortic Surgery, Atrial Septal Defects, Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac Transplant, Cardiomyopathy, Congenital Heart Disease, Congenital Heart Disease - Adult, Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery, Heart Block, Heart Bypass, Heart Failure, Heart Transplant, Marfan Syndrome, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Mitral Valve Repair, Pacemakers, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Transplant Surgery, Transplants, Valve Sparing Aortic Root Surgery, Valvular Heart Surgery, Ventricular Assist Device, Ventricular Septal Defect

Research Interests

Inflammation and cardiopulmonary bypass; Hypothermic circulatory arres; Aortic surgery

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  • Education +


    • Yale University School of Medicine / MD (1978)


    • Yale-New Haven Hospital / Surgery (1980)
    • University College of London / General Surgery (1981)
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Cardiothoracic Surgery (1987)


    • American Board of Thoracic Surgery / Thoracic Surgery (1988, 2008)
  • Research & Publications +

    Clinical Trial Keywords: Marfan syndrome

    Selected Publications

    Gott VL, Pyeritz RE, Magovern GJ Jr., Cameron DE, McKusick VA. Surgical treatment of aneurysms of the ascending aorta in the Marfan syndrome. Results of composite-graft repair in 50 patients. N Eng J Med 3l4:l070-l074, l986.

    Cameron DE, Reitz, BA, Carson BS, Long DM, Dufresne CR, Vander Kolk CA, Maxwell LG, Tilghman DM, Nichols DG, Wetzel RC and Rogers MC. Separation of craniopagus Siamese twins using cardiopulmonary bypass and hypothermic circulatory arrest. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 98:96l-967, 1989.

    Davis EA, Gillinov AM, Cameron DE, Reitz BA. Hypothermic circulatory arrest as a surgical adjunct: a 5 year experience with 60 adult patients. Ann Thorac Surg 53:402-6, 1992.

    Gillinov AM, Hulyalkar A, Cameron DE, Cho PW, Greene PS, Reitz BA, Pyeritz RE, Gott VL. Mitral valve surgery in patients with the Marfan syndrome. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 107:724-31, 1994.

    Laschinger JC, Redmond JM, Cameron DE, Kan JS, Ringel RE. Intermediate results of the extracardiac Fontan procedure. Ann Thorac Surg 62: 1261-7, 1996.

    Gillinov AM, Zehr KJ, Redmond JM, Gott VL, Deitz HC, Reitz BA, Laschinger JC, Cameron DE. Cardiac operations in children with Marfans syndrome: indications and results. Ann Thorac Surg 64: 1140-4, 1997.

    Cattaneo, SM, Bethea BT, Alejo DE, Spevak PJ, Clauss SB, Dietz HC, Gott, VL, Cameron DE. Surgery for Aortic Root Aneurysm in Children: A 21 Year Experience in 50 Patients. Ann Thorac Surg 77:168-176, 2004.

    Patel ND, Williams JA, Barreiro CJ, Bethea BT, Fitton TP, Dietz HC, Lima JAC, Spevak PJ, Gott VL, Vricella LA, Cameron DE. Valve-sparing Aortic Root Replacement: early experience with the De Paulis Valsalva graft in 51 patients. Ann Thorac Surg, 82:548-559, 2006.

    Loeys BL, Schwarze U, Holm T, Callewaert BL, Thomas GH, Pannu H, De Backer JF, Oswald GL, Symoens S, Manouvrier S, Roberts AE, Faravelli F, Greco MA, Pyeritz RE, Milewicz DM, Coucke PJ, Cameron DE, Braverman AC, Byers PH, De Paepe AM, Dietz, HC. Aneurysm Syndromes Caused by Mutations in the TGF-β Receptor. N Eng J Med 355:788-798, 2006.

    Cameron DE, Alejo DE, Patel ND, Nwakanma LU, Weiss ES, et al. Aortic root replacement in 372 Marfan patients: evolution of operative repair over 30 years. Ann Thorac Surg 87(5) 1344-9, 2009.
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