J.W. Randolph Bolton

Cardiothoracic surgeon

Clinical Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Heart Surgery Clinic at St. Rose Dominican Hospitals in Henderson, NV

  • 2865 Siena Heights Drive
  • Henderson, NV 89052
  • Phone: 702-616-6580
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Professional Education

Board Certification: Thoracic Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery (1997)

Fellowship: Boston University Medical Center (1992) MA

Residency: Richland Memorial Hospital-USC (1989) SC

Medical Education: University of South Carolina (1984) SC

PhD, Kennedy-Western University, Health Administration (2004)

Residency, Boston University Medical Center, Cardiothoracic Surgery (1992)

Residency, Richland Memorial Hospital and University of South Carolina, General Surgery (1989)

MD, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Medicine (1984)

BS, The Citadel - Charleston, S.C., Biology (1980)

BS, The Citadel - Charleston, S.C., Physical Education (1976)

Honors & Awards

“Guide to America’s Top Surgeons” 2004-2005, Consumer’s Research Council of America (2004)

Life Member - #121379, National Registry of Who’s Who (2000)

Who's Who Among Rising Young Americans, American Biographical Institute (1992)

Beta Beta Beta Honor Society - Conferred, - (1986)

Frank G. Farley Leadership Award, - (1984)

Surgery Medal, - (1984)

Administrative Appointments

Director, Stanford Cardiothoracic Surgery at Saint Agnes Medical Center, Stanford Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2007

Medical Director, Cardiovascular Services, St. Rose Dominican Hospitals, 2012

Same day discharge following multivessel off-pump coronary artery bypass via sternotomy
Bolton, J. Wr. (2005). Same day discharge following multivessel off-pump coronary artery bypass via sternotomy. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 79(1), 345-346.

Ambulatory cardiac surgery
Bolton, J. Wr. (2004). Ambulatory cardiac surgery. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CARDIO-THORACIC SURGERY, 26, S68-S69.

Results of a phase one study on robotically assisted myocardial revascularization on the beating heart
Bolton, J. Wr., & Connally, J. E. (2004). Results of a phase one study on robotically assisted myocardial revascularization on the beating heart. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 78(1), 154-158.

Readmission and mortality in patients discharged the day after off-pump coronary bypass surgery
Baisden, C. E., Bolton, J. Wr., & Riggs, M. W. (2003). Readmission and mortality in patients discharged the day after off-pump coronary bypass surgery. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 75(1), 68-73.

Space-occupying lesions in the right ventricle of a patient with antiphospholipid syndrome
Chan-Lam, P. D., Bolton, J. Wr., & Tak, T. (2001). Space-occupying lesions in the right ventricle of a patient with antiphospholipid syndrome. JOURNAL OF HEART VALVE DISEASE, 10(3), 399-402.

Blunt aortic transection with aberrant right subclavian artery
Bolton, J. Wr. (1999). Blunt aortic transection with aberrant right subclavian artery. JOURNAL OF TRAUMA-INJURY INFECTION AND CRITICAL CARE, 47(3), 597-598.

Phrenic nerve injury following cardiac surgery: A review
Tripp, H. F., & Bolton, J. Wr. (1998). Phrenic nerve injury following cardiac surgery: A review. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 13(3), 218-223.

Traumatic tricuspid valve injury: Leaner resuspension repair
Bolton, J. Wr. (1996). Traumatic tricuspid valve injury: Leaner resuspension repair. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 61(2), 721-722.

Ross Konno procedure for critical aortic stenosis in infancy
Calhoon, J. H., & Bolton, J. Wr. (1995). Ross Konno procedure for critical aortic stenosis in infancy. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 60(6), S597-S599.

DETERMINANTS OF ACHIEVEMENT IN STAIR CLIMBING AS AN EXERCISE TEST
Bolton, J. Wr., Hornung, C. A., & Olsen, G. N. (1994). DETERMINANTS OF ACHIEVEMENT IN STAIR CLIMBING AS AN EXERCISE TEST. MILITARY MEDICINE, 159(10), 644-646.

ROUTINELY PERFORMED MULTIGATED BLOOD-POOL IMAGING (MUGA) AS A PREDICTOR OF POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS OF LUNG RESECTION - A 2-YEAR RETROSPECTIVE
GHENT, W. S., Olsen, G. N., Hornung, C. A., Bolton, J. Wr., & Weiman, D. S. (1994). ROUTINELY PERFORMED MULTIGATED BLOOD-POOL IMAGING (MUGA) AS A PREDICTOR OF POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS OF LUNG RESECTION - A 2-YEAR RETROSPECTIVE. CHEST, 105(5), 1454-1457.

PULMONARY-ARTERY LACERATION BY A PULMONARY-ARTERY CATHETER - A CASE-REPORT AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE
Bolton, J. Wr., & Aldea, G. S. (1994). PULMONARY-ARTERY LACERATION BY A PULMONARY-ARTERY CATHETER - A CASE-REPORT AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE. MILITARY MEDICINE, 159(4), 357-360.

PERFORATION OF THE HEART BY AN INFERIOR VENA-CAVA FILTER
Bolton, J. Wr., & Aldea, G. S. (1994). PERFORATION OF THE HEART BY AN INFERIOR VENA-CAVA FILTER. MILITARY MEDICINE, 159(4), 360-362.

INTERNAL CLOSURE OF AN ASPERGILLOMA CAVITY - REPORT OF A NEW TECHNIQUE AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE
Bolton, J. Wr., & Lazar, H. L. (1993). INTERNAL CLOSURE OF AN ASPERGILLOMA CAVITY - REPORT OF A NEW TECHNIQUE AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE. SOUTHERN MEDICAL JOURNAL, 86(11), 1286-1291.

2-DIMENSIONAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN THE EVALUATION OF PENETRATING INTRAPERICARDIAL INJURIES
Bolton, J. Wr., Bynoe, R. P., Lazar, H. L., & ALMOND, C. H. (1993). 2-DIMENSIONAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN THE EVALUATION OF PENETRATING INTRAPERICARDIAL INJURIES. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 56(3), 506-509.

PERIOPERATIVE RESPIRATORY MANAGEMENT IN CARDIAC-SURGERY
Weiman, D. S., Ferdinand, F. D., Bolton, J. Wr., BROSNAN, K. M., & Whitman, G. Jr. (1993). PERIOPERATIVE RESPIRATORY MANAGEMENT IN CARDIAC-SURGERY. CLINICS IN CHEST MEDICINE, 14(2), 283-292.

PHYSIOLOGY OF LUNG RESECTION
Bolton, J. Wr., & Weiman, D. S. (1993). PHYSIOLOGY OF LUNG RESECTION. CLINICS IN CHEST MEDICINE, 14(2), 293-303.

UNUSUAL COMPLICATION OF TEMPORARY PACING WIRES IN CHILDREN
Bolton, J. Wr., & Mayer, J. E. (1992). UNUSUAL COMPLICATION OF TEMPORARY PACING WIRES IN CHILDREN. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 54(4), 769-770.

ASYMPTOMATIC BRONCHOGENIC CYSTS - WHAT IS THE BEST MANAGEMENT
Bolton, J. Wr., & Shahian, D. M. (1992). ASYMPTOMATIC BRONCHOGENIC CYSTS - WHAT IS THE BEST MANAGEMENT. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 53(6), 1134-1137.

STAIR CLIMBING AS AN EXERCISE TEST TO PREDICT THE POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS OF LUNG RESECTION - 2 YEARS EXPERIENCE
Olsen, G. N., Bolton, J. Wr., Weiman, D. S., & Hornung, C. A. (1991). STAIR CLIMBING AS AN EXERCISE TEST TO PREDICT THE POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS OF LUNG RESECTION - 2 YEARS EXPERIENCE. CHEST, 99(3), 587-590.

FAILURE OF PREOPERATIVE STAGING TO ASSESS UNRESECTABILITY IN MO BRONCHOGENIC-CARCINOMA
Weiman, D. S., Bolton, J. Wr., Howard, M. L., Olsen, G. N., ALMOND, C. H., & Greene, F. L. (1989). FAILURE OF PREOPERATIVE STAGING TO ASSESS UNRESECTABILITY IN MO BRONCHOGENIC-CARCINOMA. CANCER, 63(4), 767-768.

SUBMAXIMAL INVASIVE EXERCISE TESTING AND QUANTITATIVE LUNG-SCANNING IN THE EVALUATION FOR TOLERANCE OF LUNG RESECTION
Olsen, G. N., Weiman, D. S., Bolton, J. Wr., GASS, G. D., MCLAIN, W. C., & Hornung, C. A. (1989). SUBMAXIMAL INVASIVE EXERCISE TESTING AND QUANTITATIVE LUNG-SCANNING IN THE EVALUATION FOR TOLERANCE OF LUNG RESECTION. CHEST, 95(2), 267-273.

The perception of breathlessness.
Bolton, J. W., Weiman, D. S., & Olsen, G. N. (1988). The perception of breathlessness. Journal of the South Carolina Medical Association , 84(11), 551-554.

STAIR CLIMBING AS AN INDICATOR OF PULMONARY-FUNCTION
Bolton, J. Wr., Weiman, D. S., Haynes, J. L., Hornung, C. A., Olsen, G. N., & ALMOND, C. H. (1987). STAIR CLIMBING AS AN INDICATOR OF PULMONARY-FUNCTION. CHEST, 92(5), 783-788.

The role of sputum cytology in the detection and treatment of carcinoma of the lung.
Bolton, J. W., Weiman, D. S., Olsen, G. N., & Haynes, J. L. (1986). The role of sputum cytology in the detection and treatment of carcinoma of the lung. Journal of the South Carolina Medical Association , 82(9), 583-588.