James Fann

Cardiothoracic surgeon

Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery (Adult Cardiac Surgery) at the Stanford University Medical Center

Heart Surgery Clinic at VA Palo Alto Hospital in Palo Alto

Professional Education

  • Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1996) CA
  • Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1993) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1992) CA
  • Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1987) CA
  • Medical Education: Northwestern University Medical School (1985) IL
  • Board Certification: Thoracic Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery (1997)
  • B.S., Northwestern University, Medicine (1983)
  • M.D., Northwestern Univ. Med. School, Medicine (1985)

Honors & Awards

  • National Merit Scholar, National Merit Scholarship Program (1979)
  • Honors Program in Medical Education, Northwestern University (1979-1985)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Alpha Omega Alpha (1985)
  • Graduation with Distinction, Northwestern University Medical School (1985)
  • Donald B. Doty Award, Western Thoracic Surgical Association (2006,2012)
  • Simulation Grant, Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education (2009)
  • Visiting Professor, University of Texas, San Antonio (2010)
  • Visiting Teacher, Cardiothoracic Training Course, Royal Australian College of Surgeons (2013)
  • Key Guest Speaker, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons of Quebec and Canadian Society of Cardiac Surgeons (2014)
  • Teaching Award, Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, Stanford University Medical School (2014)