Ashraf I. Osman, M.D.

Cardiothoracic surgeon

Heart Transplant Program

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-5468
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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

Medical Education: Faculty of Medicine Cairo UniversityEgypt

Residency: Drexel University College of Medicine (6/30/2004) PA

Internship: Drexel University College of Medicine (6/30/2000) PA

Board Certification: Thoracic Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery (2008)

Board Certification: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2006)

Residency: Allegheny General Hospital (6/30/2006) PA

Residency, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, Cardiothoracic Surgery (2006)

Residency, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, General Surgery (2004)

Fellowship, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, Cardiothoracic Surgery (1998)

Fellowship, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, Cardiothoracic Surgery (1996)

MSc, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, General Surgery (1995)

MD, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, Medicine and Surgery (1989)

Honors & Awards

Rotary International Scholar - Rotary Foundation : "Ambassadorial Scholarship", Dept of Surgery, Div of Thoracic & CV Surgery, Univ of Cincinnati, College of Medicine (1994 - 1995)

Scholarship for the "Master's Degree" (M.Sc.) of General Surgery, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt (1993 - 1994)

Administrative Appointments

Planning Committee for the Oncology Symposium, Saint Agnes Medical Center, Fresno, CA, 2011

Infectious disease Committee, Saint Agnes Medical Center, Fresno, CA, 2010

Planning Chair; Annual Oncology Symposium, Saint Agnes Medical Center, Fresno, CA, 2010

Multi disciplinary Thoracic Tumor Board Committee, Saint Agnes Medical Center, Fresno, CA, 2010

Minimal Invasive OR Committee, Saint Agnes Medical Center, Fresno, CA, 2010

Cancer Committee, Saint Agnes Medical Center, Fresno, CA, 2010

Lung Cancer Update; “Where Do we Stand?”, Saint Agnes Medical Center, Fresno, CA, 2010

Medical Record Committee Member, Sharon Regional Health System, 2008

Member Board of Directors, American Heart Association; Mercer Division, 2007

Member of Continuing Medical Education Committee, Sharon Regional Health System, 2007

Chief Resident, Department of Surgery, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2003

Chief Fellow, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston University Medical Center Hospital, Boston, MA, 1997

President, Heliopolis Rotaract Club; Cairo, Egypt, (Rotary Youth Division), 1994

Desensitization of Highly HLA-Sensitized Heart Transplant Candidates Using High-Dose Intravenous Immunoglobulin and Rituximab with Successful Transplantation
Czer L.C., Osman A., & et al. (2010). Desensitization of Highly HLA-Sensitized Heart Transplant Candidates Using High-Dose Intravenous Immunoglobulin and Rituximab with Successful Transplantation. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol., 55(A19).

Chapter 50: Use meticulous attention to correct positioning when placing a patient in the lateral decubitus position
Osman, A. (2006). Chapter 50: Use meticulous attention to correct positioning when placing a patient in the lateral decubitus position. Avoiding Common Surgical Errors.

Chapter 91: Do not prescribe Viagra to a patient taking nitrates and vice versa
Osman, A. (2006). Chapter 91: Do not prescribe Viagra to a patient taking nitrates and vice versa. Avoiding Common Surgical Errors.

A Rapidly Expanding Inflammatory Aneurysm of The Abdominal Aorta
Osman, A., & et al. (2001). A Rapidly Expanding Inflammatory Aneurysm of The Abdominal Aorta. The 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting.

Accelerated allograft degeneration after aortic valve endocarditis
Osman, A., McCann, J., Shemin, R. J., & Lazar, H. L. (1999). Accelerated allograft degeneration after aortic valve endocarditis. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 68(5), 1849-1850.

Effect of anticoagulation protocol on outcome in patients undergoing CABG with heparin-bonded cardiopulmonary bypass circuits
Aldea, G. S., O'Gara, P., Shapira, O. M., Treanor, P., Osman, A., & Shemin, R. J. (1998). Effect of anticoagulation protocol on outcome in patients undergoing CABG with heparin-bonded cardiopulmonary bypass circuits. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 65(2), 425-433.

Heparin-bonded circuits improve clinical outcomes in emergency coronary artery bypass grafting
Aldea, G. S., Lilly, K., Gaudiani, J. M., O'Gara, P., Stein, D., & Shemin, R. J. (1997). Heparin-bonded circuits improve clinical outcomes in emergency coronary artery bypass grafting. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 12(6), 389-397.

Results of Thoracotomy Approach For Reoperative Myocardial Revascularization
Osman, A. (1996). Results of Thoracotomy Approach For Reoperative Myocardial Revascularization. The Cleveland Clinic's Experience.

Recent Advances In Conduits Used In Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Osman, A. (1994). Recent Advances In Conduits Used In Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. submitted for partial fulfillment of the Master Degree (M.Sc.) in General Surgery.

Five Ambassadors Of Goodwill Building Up A Bridge Of Friendship
Osman, A. (1991). Five Ambassadors Of Goodwill Building Up A Bridge Of Friendship. Rotary Magazine, (333).