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John Tyner, MD

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Dr. John Tyner, MD

Contact

Scripps Clinic, John R. Anderson V Medical Pavilion
9898 Genesee Ave, 3rd Floor
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)

Biography

John (Jeff) Tyner, MD, is a cardiothoracic surgeon and division head of cardiothoracic/cardiovascular surgery at Scripps Green Hospital. His practice encompasses adult cardiac and thoracic surgery. Dr. Tyner’s interests include multi-arterial grafting for coronary artery bypass (CABG) patients, minimally invasive approaches to aortic and mitral valve surgery, transcatheter aortic/mitral valve replacement, and surgery for aortic aneurysms. His expertise in general thoracic surgery includes minimally invasive esohphagogastrectomy for esophageal cancer, video-assisted lung and mediastinal surgery, as well as left atrial appendage clip placement for patients with atrial fibrillation. Read more

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, 1993
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery), 1989

Medical Education

  • Emory University School of Medicine, MD, 1979

Residencies

  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Intern/Resid, General Surgery, 1984

Fellowships

  • Rush Presbyterian St Luke's Medical Center, Fellowship, Cardiovascular Surgery, 1987
  • Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Surgery, 1985

Research Fellowships

  • Queen Mary Hospital, Clinical Research, 1986
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