Richard Mainwaring

Bio:   Richard Mainwaring, MD, has been a pediatric cardiac surgeon since 1990 and has been a faculty member at the Stanford University School of Medicine since 2003.

Richard Mainwaring, MDDuring Dr. Richard Mainwaring’s career as a surgeon, he has contributed to this specialized field of surgery in many realms, including clinical medicine, basic science research, and publications. Dr. Mainwaring is a member of all four professional thoracic surgical organizations, including the American Association of Thoracic Surgery, Society for Thoracic Surgeons, Western Thoracic Surgical Association, and the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association and is also a member of the American College of Surgeons.

The congenital cardiac surgery program at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (LPCH) recently received accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) for LPCH’s congenital cardiac surgery fellowship program. Dr. Richard Mainwaring has been named the program director for this program and was recently invited to join the Thoracic Surgical Directors Association. Dr. Mainwaring teaches intra-operative management and surgical technique to the congenital cardiac surgery fellows.

Professional Education

  • Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania Hospital (1990) PA
  • Residency: University of Virginia Medical Center (1988) VA
  • Medical Education: Duke University School of Medicine (1982) NC
  • Board Certification: Thoracic Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery (1992)
  • Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, Cardiothoracic Surgery, adult and pediatric
  • Residency, University of Virginia, General Surgery
  • MD, Duke University School of Medicine, Medicine