Gary Kopf, MD

Professor of Surgery (Cardiac Surgery)

Research Departments & Organizations

Surgery: Cardiac Surgery

Pediatric Cardiology

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Interests

Arrhythmias, Cardiac; Cardiac Surgical Procedures; Cardiology; Ethics, Medical; Pediatrics

Research Summary

Dr. Kopf is interested in biomedical ethics and is a member of the Pediatric Ethics Committee at Yale-New Haven Hospital, the Technology and Ethics Working Group, and the End of Life Issues Study Group at the Yale Bioethics Center.

Specialized Terms: Arrhythmia surgery for congenital heart disease; Clinical research on long term survivors of congenital heart surgery; Experimental surgical models for congenital heart surgery; Web-based educational tools for congenital heart surgery

Activities

  • Presentation- Balloon valvuloplasty for palliation of tretralogy of Fallot in small infants with cyanosis or coronary artery anomalies, Mediterranean Association of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Annual Meeting Tel-Aviv, Israel (1996)

    Presentation- Balloon valvuloplasty for palliation of tretralogy of Fallot in small infants with cyanosis or coronary artery anomalies, Mediterranean Association of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Annual Meeting

  • Presentation- Results of Treatment of Complete Atrioventricular Canal in Infants, III World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology Bangkok, Thailand (1989)

    Presentation- Results of Treatment of Complete Atrioventricular Canal in Infants, III World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology

  • Presentation- Comparison of long-term complication rate of three types of mechanical valves(n=471)(St. Jude, Bjork-Shiley, Starr- Edwards) implanted over a ten year period, XIX World Congress of the International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery Toronto, Canada (1989)

    Presentation- Comparison of long-term complication rate of three types of mechanical valves(n=471)(St. Jude, Bjork-Shiley, Starr-
    Edwards) implanted over a ten year period, XIX World Congress of the International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery

  • Presentaiton- Muscle flap reconstruction of problem sternotomy wounds in infants following surgery for congenital heart disease, 1st World Congress of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Bergamo, Italy (1988)

    Presentaiton- Muscle flap reconstruction of problem sternotomy wounds in infants following surgery for congenital heart disease, 1st World Congress of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

  • Presentation New York, United States (1985)

    Superior vena cava-right pulmonary artery anastomosis (SVC-RPA): A long-term follow-up, Second World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology

  • Presentation New York, United States (1985)

    Fate of left sided cardiac bioprosthetic valves - an update, Second World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology

  • Presentation New York, United States (1985)

    Surgical treatment of coarctation complex in neonates: Results and follow-up, Second World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology

Selected Publications

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