Dr. Zwischenberger earned a BS and an MD at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He completed a General Surgery residency and Cardiothoracic Surgery residency at the University of Michigan. He also completed a Cardiac Surgery fellowship at the National Institutes of Health and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation/Critical Care training from the University of Michigan.
Prior to returning to the University of Kentucky, Dr. Zwischenberger was a faculty member at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB).
Research interests are largely focused on the development of the artificial lung and he holds two patents in relation to its development.
He was named a Best Doctor 2013.
Department of Surgery
University of Kentucky
College of Medicine
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