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Mark E. Ginsburg, MD

Positions and Appointments

2004-present  Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY
2004-present  Attending Surgeon
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
1991-present  Associate Director, General Thoracic Surgery
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
1991-present  Surgical Director, Center for Lung Failure
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Clinical Specialties

Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Research Interests

Lung Volume Reduction Surgery


Education and Training

1985 - 1987  Fellowship, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
1980 - 1985  Residency, General Surgery
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
1980  MD
Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
1976  BA
University of Massachusetts, Magna Cum Laude, Amherst, MA

Board Certifications

American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 1988
American Board of Surgery, 1986
New York State License, 1980

Professional Experience

1993-1996  Chief, Division of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery
Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern, NY
1991-1996  Assistant Attending Surgeon
Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
1987-1996  Assistant Attending
Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern, NY
1987-1996  Assistant Physician
Nyack Hospital, Nyack, NY
1985-1987  Assistant in Surgery
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Professional Societies and Committees

American College of Chest Physicians
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
General Thoracic Surgical Club
Hudson Valley Vascular Society
New York Society of Thoracic Surgery
New York State Medical Society
Rockland County Medical Society
Society of Thoracic Surgeons


Current Clinical Trials


Endobronchial Valve for Emphysema Palliation Trial (VENT) - Investigation of a less invasive approach to lung reduction surgery


Completed Projects


National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT) - Multi-center trial to compare the best medical treatments available with LVRS in patients with severe emphysema



Selected Publications

National Emphysema Treatment Trial Research Group: A comparison of median Sternotomy versus VATS for lung volume reduction surgery. J Th Cardiovasc Surg 2004;127:1350-60


Morgan JA, Ginsburg M, Sonett JR, Morales DLS, Kohmoto T, Gorenstein LA, Smith C, Argenziano M. Advanced Thoracoscopic Procedures are Facilitated by Computer-Aided Robotic Rechnology. European J of Cardiothoracic Surg. 2003 Jun:23(6):883-7


Nurzler F, Argenziano M, Ginsburg M. Nitric Oxide usage after post-traumatic pneumonectomy. Ann Thorac Surg 2001;71:354-366


National Emphysema Treatment Trial Research Group: Rational and design of the National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT): A prospective randomized trial of lung volume reduction surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 118:518-528, 1999


National Emphysema Treatment Trial Research Group: Rational and design of the National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT): A prospective randomized trial of lung volume reduction surgery. Chest, 116:1750-61, 1999


National Emphysema Treatment Trial Research Group: Rational and design of the National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT): A prospective randomized trial of lung volume reduction surgery. J Cardiopulm Rehabil, 20:24-36, 2000


National Emphysema Treatment Trial Research Group: Patients at high risk of death after lung volume reduction surgery. N Engl J Med, 2001 (in press)


Garfein ES, Ginsburg ME, Gorenstein L, McGregor CC, Schulman LL. Superiority of end-to-end versus telescoped bronchial anastomosis in single lung transplantation for pulmonary emphysema. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2001;121(1):149-154


Schulman LL, O’Hair DP, Cantu E, McGregor C, Ginsburg ME. Salvage by volume reduction of chronic allograft rejection in emphysema. J Heart Lung Transplant 1999;18(2):107-112


Becker MD, Berkmen YM, Austin JH, Mun IK, Romney BM, Rozenshtein A, Jellen PA, Yip CK, Thomashow B, Ginsburg ME. Lung volumes before and after lung volume reduction surgery: quantitative CT analysis.Am J Crit Care Med 1998;157(5 pt 1):1593-1599

DeRose JJ, Argenziano M, El-Amir N, Jellen PA, Gorenstein LA, Steinglass KM, Thomashow B, Ginsburg ME. Lung reduction surgery and resection of pulmonary nodules in patients with severe emphysema. Ann Thorac Surg. 1998;65(2):314-318


Argenziano M, Thomashaw B, Jellen P, Rose E, Steinglass K, Ginsburg M, Gorenstein L. A functional comparison of unilateral vs bilateral lung volume reduction surgery.
Ann Thor Surg 1997;64:321-327


Schulman LL, Shreenwas R, McGregor C, Ginsburg ME, Michler RE, Oz MC, Fisher PE, Smtih CR. Bronchial anastomotic complications after lung transplantation. J Bronchology. 1996;3:271-279

Argenziano M, Moazami N, Thomashaw B, Edsall J, Yip C, Prager K, Jellen P, Gorenstein L, Rose E, Steinglass K, Ginsburg M. Extended Indications for Volume Reduction Pneumectomy In Advanced Emphysema. Ann Th Surg 1996; 62:1588-97.

Leibovitz D, Smith C, Michler R, Ginsburg M, Schulman L, McGregor C, Weslow R, DiTullio M, Homma S. Incidence of complications involving the pulmonary veins following lung transplantation: a prospective transpesophageal study in dogs. J Am Physiol. 1995;268:H1521-H1530

Leibovitz DW, Smith CR, Michler RE, Ginsburg M, Schulman LL, McGregor CC, Li Mandri G, Weslow RG, DiTullio MR, Homma S. Incidence of pulmonary vein complications after lung transplantation: a prospective transesophageal echocardiographic study. J Am Coll Cardiol 1994;24(3):671-675

Heyer EJ, Delphin E, Adams DC, Rose EA, Smith CR, Todd GJ, Ginsburg ME, Haggerty R, and McMahon D: Cerebral dysfunction after cardiac surgery in elderly patients. Ann Thorac Surg 1995;60(6):1716-1722

Kirsch AJ, Oz MC, Stoopler M, Ginsburg ME, Steinglass KM: Operative management of adrenal metastases from lung carcinoma. Urology 1993;42(6):716-719

Tang GC, Oz MC, Reid V, Steinglass KM, Ginsburg ME, Jacobowitz L, Alfano RR: Native fluorescence spectroscopy of thymus and fat tissues. SPIE 1993;1887:165

Ouriel K, Ginsburg ME, Patti CS, Pearce FJ, Hicks GL: Verapamil crystalloid cardioplegia: an experimental evaluation of dose-response relationships. J Surg Res. 1987;43(2):164-171

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ABSTRACTS

Kashulis B, Mets B, Bennet-Guerrero E, Gorenstein L, Ginsburg M. A comparison of the anesthetic and hemodynamic effects of desflurane and propofol as maintenance anaesthetics for lung volume reduction surgery. Anaes Anal, 92:4S, 2001

Argenziano M, Thomashaw B, Jellen P, Gorenstein L, Steinglass K, Ginsburg M. Effects of lung volume reduction surgery on survival of patients with severe emphysema. AATS, 1999

Lang, P, Thomashaw, B, Massler, J, Ginsburg, M, Fawwaz, RA, Van Heertum, RL, Alderson, PO, Lung Scintigraphic Patterns in Patients with Chronic Lung Disease Awaiting Lung Reduction Surgery. Society of Nuclear Medicine 44th Annual Meeting, 1997.

O’Hair, D, Umana, J,McGregor, C, Ginsburg, M, Smith, C, Schulman, L, Galantowitz, M. Lung Transplantation Using Mycophenolate Mofetil. Int Soc Heart Lung Transplantation. London, 1997

O’Hair, D, Schulman, L, McGregor, C, Simonelli, P, Jellen, P, Ginsburg, M. Lung Volume Reduction Surgery After Single Lung Transplant for Emphysema. Int Soc Heart Lung Transplantation. London,1997

O’Hair, D, Umana, J,McGregor, C, McGregor, C, Ginsburg, M, Smith, C, Galantowitz, M, Schulman, L. Lung Transplantation Using Mycophenolate Mofetil. ACCP, San Diago 1996

O’Hair, D, Schulman, L, McGregor, C, Simonelli, P, Jellen, P, Ginsburg, M. Contralateral Lung Volume Reduction Surgery After Single Lung Transplant for Emphysema. ACCP, San Diago 1996

Argenziano M, Moazami N, Thomashaw B, Edsall J, Yip C, Prager K, Jellen P, Gorenstein L, Rose E, Steinglass K, Ginsburg M. Extended Indications for Volume Reduction Pneumectomy In Advanced Emphysema. Proceedings of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, January 1996

Argenziano M, Moazami N, Thomashaw B, Jellen P, Gorenstein L,Steinglass K, Ginsburg M. A Functional comparison of Unilateral vs Bilateral Lung Reduction. Southern Thoracic Surg Assoc. Cancun, 1996

Austin, JHM, Rozenshtein A, White CS, Berkman YM, Romney B, and Ginsburg M. CT detection of unanticipated lung cancer in the preoperative evaluation of lung volume reduction patients with emphysema. Annual Meeting of the Fleischner Society, June 17, 1996, Victoria, B.C.

REVIEWS, CHAPTERS, AND EDITORIALS

Effect of Lung Volume Reduction Surgery on Survival in Patients with Advanced Emphysema. Argenziano, M., Gorenstein, L.A., Ginsburg, M.E.; in Lung Volume Reductiion Surgery, Humana Press, 2001

Management of the Patent with Lung Cancer and Severe Emphysema. DeRose, J.J., Argenziano, M., Ginsburg, M.E. in Lung Volume Reductiion Surgery, Humana Press, 2001

BOOKS

Argenziano, M and Ginsburg, M.E.: Lung Volume Reduction Surgery, Humana Press, 2001















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