Cardiothoracic Surgery Physicians
Syed Adil Husain, MD
American Board of Surgeons
American Association of Thoracic Surgeons
MD, University of North Dakota School of Medicine, 1995
Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgical Fellow, University of North Carolina Hospitals, 2001-2003. Including general thoracic including lung transplantation / oncology, and adult / congenital cardiac including assist device insertion, and cardiac transplantation.
Visiting Fellow in Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, 2001
Cardiothoracic Surgical Research Fellow, University of North Carolina Hospitals, 2000
General Surgical Residency, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 1995-2000
Research interests: Ischemia reperfusion injury in lung transplantatio; high pressure ventilation induced lung injury; Fontan Circulation in Sheep Model
Clinical interests: congenital cardiac pathology, congenital valvular pathology, mechanical circulatory support within the pediatric population
Rich P, Douillet C, Husain SA, Boucher R. Alveolar TNFalpha is increased and MIP-2 decreased in a Rat Model of Large-Volume Ventilation. American College of Surgeons Surgical Forum #698 - 2002.
Rich P, Douillet C, Husain SA, Boucher R. Positive-Pressure Ventilation with Large Tidal Volumes Increases Alveolar ATP Levels. American College of Surgeons Surgical Forum #704 - 2002.
Fanous N, Husain SA, Ruzmetov M, Rodefeld MD, Turrentine MW, Brown JW. Anterior Pericardial Tracheoplasty for Long-Segment Tracheal Stenosis: Long Term Outcomes. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2010;139:18-25
Husain SA, Wallis G, Fricker FJ, Bleiweis MS, Staples ED, Klodell CT, Brown JW, Turrentine MW. Ventricular Assist Device Implantation in the Pediatric Population: Does Pump Size Selection and Associated Hemodynamics Impact Outcomes? American Society for Artificial Internal Organs Journals 2008; 54:474-78
Bergstrom D, Beal P, Husain SA, Lind R, Jenson J. Palladium-Mediated Coupling Between Organic Disulfides and Nucleic Acid Constituents. Journal of the American Chemical Society 1989;111:374.
Husain SA, Slotnick, HB. Pharmacology and Paper Airplanes: A Model For Educating Physicians About Statistics. Journal of the American Statistical Association - Proceedings from 1992 Section on Statistical Education. 1992;56-62.
Husain SA, Richenbacher, W: The Clamshell Incision Provides Excellent Exposure for Aortic Valve Replacement and Coronary Revascularization. Journal of Cardiac Surgery 1998;13:136-7.
Rich, P., Douillet C, Husain SA, Boucher R: Adenosine triphosphate is released during injurious mechanical ventilation and contributes to lung edema. Journal of Trauma, Infection and Critical Care 2003; 55(2):290-97.
Husain SA and Brown JW: Biologic versus Mechanical Valve Replacement of the Pulmonary Valve After Multiple Reconstructions of the RVOT Tract. Operative Techniques in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery: A Comparative Atlas 2006(Fall);11(3):207-215.
Husain SA and Brown JW. When Reconstruction Fails or is not Feasible - Valve Replacement Options in the Pediatric Population. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery - Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual 2007 117-124.
Husain SA, Fanous NH, Turrentine MW, Rodefeld MD, Brown JW. Anterior Pericardial Tracheoplasty for Congenital Tracheal Stenosis: Long-Term Outcomes. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery (in print)
Husain SA, Sheridan BC, Mill MR: "Congenital Coronary Anomalies" in: Netter's Cardiology - Icon Leaning Systems Publishing - 2004
Husain, SA, Mokadam NA, Pemut LC, Rodeleld MD: "Coarctation of the Aorta and Interrupted Aortic Arch" in: Johns Hopkins Manual of Cardiothoracic Surgery McGraw-Hill Medical, 2007
Husain SA, Bleiweis, MS: "Cardiopulmonary Bypass - Definitions and Impacts upon Post Operative Care" in: Rogers Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care - 4th Edition: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins 2008
Husain SA: Editor - Section on Pediatrics and Author - "Cardiac Surgery in the Pediatric Population" in: ICU Recall - 3rd Edition: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins (in print)
Husain SA, Carlin C. Relating Aerospace to Industrial Polymers: Using Para- Amino Benzoic Acid Compounds to Synthesize Aeronautical Adhesives. PEW Midstates Consortium - University of Chicago, October 1989, Chicago, IL
Husain SA, Verhofste M, Wilson JS, Wcisel GJ, Kern JA, Widmann MD, Hanson M, Rossi NP, Kernstine KH. Logistic Regression Analysis (LRA) to Identify Factors Important in Predicting Mortality, Length of Stay (LOS), and Prolonged Air Leaks (PAL) in the Surgical Treatment of Non Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) - Society of University Surgeons 60th Annual Meeting, February 11, 1999; New Orleans, LA
Husain SA, Verhofste M, Wilson JS, Wcisel GJ, Kern JA, Widmann MD, Hanson M, Rossi NP, Kernstine KH. Logistic Regression Analysis (LRA) to Identify Factors Important in Predicting Prolonged Air Leaks in The Surgical Treatment of Non Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) - American Thoracic Society International Conference - April 23-28, 1999; San Diego, CA
Husain SA. - Advances in Surgical Options for Valvular Disease - A Hands On Approach. - Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Intervention Seminars September 25, 2004; Laguna Beach, CA
Husain SA. Advances in Cardiac Surgery: New Technologies to Treat Old Physiologic Dilemmas. - St. Joseph's Health Systems / Mission Regional Medical Center Grand Rounds - March 22, 2005; Mission Viejo, CA
Husain SA, Fanous NH, Turrentine MW, Rodefeld MD, Brown JW: Anterior Pericardial Tracheoplasty for Congenital Tracheal Stenosis: Long-Term Outcomes: Western Thoracic Surgical Association; June 27-30, 2007; Santa Ana Pueblo, NM.
Husain SA, Bleiweis MS, Turrentine MW, Brown JW: Ventricular Assist Devices in the Pediatric Population: Is There an Alternative Paradigm for Selecting the Appropriate Device? - Congenital Heart Surgeons Society (CHSS) October 28-29, 2007; Chicago, Illinois.
Husain SA, Wallis G, Fricker FJ, Bleweis MS, Staples ED, Klodell CT, Brown JW, Turrentine MW: Ventricular Assist Device Implantation in the Pediatric Population: Does Pump Size Selection and Associated Hemodynamics Impact Outcomes? - Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems and Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Bypass Perfusion Fourth International Conference May 22-24, 2008; Portland Oregon (accepted for presentation)
Honors and Awards:
Outstanding House Staff Award for UNC Hospitals, 2003
Outstanding Teaching Award by Intern Surgical Class, 2001
Chief Administrative Resident during academic year, 1999-2000
Edward Mason Outstanding Surgical Resident Award, 1999
Arnold P. Gold Foundation Award for Humanism as selected by University of Iowa Medical Students for years 1998-1999 and 1999-2000
Florida Medical Association
Cardiothoracic Surgery Network
Society for Heart Valve Disease
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
Biosketch: Dr. Husain obtained his Medical Degree from the University of North Dakota. He completed a residency in General Surgery at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He then completed fellowship training in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of North Carolina. He subsequently was a fellow at Riley Children's Hospital - Indiana University School of Medicine in Congenital Cardiac Surgery. Before joining the Children’s Heart Network in 2008, Dr. Husain was on faculty at the University of Florida as an Assistant Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics. He was a member of the Congenital Heart Center and focused on the surgical treatment of children with congenital cardiovascular disease. He is board certified in both General as well as Cardiothoracic Surgery. His interests include neonatal cardiac surgery, pediatric heart transplantation as well as overseas humanitarian work. He is an Asst. Professor of Surgery at UTHSCSA.