P. Griffith, M.D.
Professor of Surgery Chief, Division
of Cardiac Surgery Director, Heart and Lung Transplantation University
of Maryland School of Medicine
Upper Chesapeake Health welcomes Dr. Bartley
Griffith to Harford County. Dr. Griffith directs the Division of
Cardiac Surgery and Cardiothoracic Transplantation in the Department
of Surgery and is a professor of surgery at the University of Maryland
School of Medicine. Dr. Griffith received his medical degree from
Jefferson Medical College and completed a surgery internship and
general and cardiothoracic surgery residency at the University
of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Health Center Hospitals. Prior
to his arrival at the University of Maryland, Dr. Griffith served
as vice chair in the department of surgery at the University of
Pittsburgh School of Medicine, where he was also Chief of Cardiothoracic
surgery and the Henry T. Bahnson Professor of surgery. He also
served as the founding director for the internationally recognized
McGowan Center for Artificial Organ Development. Dr. Griffith's
research interests are concentrated on heart and lung transplantation,
cell transplantation and advancing the use of artificial organs.
He has directed more than 1,200 heart transplants and 600 lung
transplants and is an innovator in the use of immunosuppression
after transplant and mechanical blood pumps prior to transplant.
He is an NHLBI investigator and is currently developing an artificial
lung. Call for more information on his Harford County office
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||Harry Johnson, M.D.
Director of the Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Surgery, Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine
Dr. Johnson is director of the Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Surgery and an associate professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Johnson received his medical degree from Wake Forest University Medical Center. He completed a general surgery internship at Wake Forest University Medical Center and his obstetric gynecology residency at the University of Maryland. He also completed a fellowship in pelvic surgery and urogynecology at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center. Prior to coming to the University of Maryland Women's Health, he served as director of urogynecology at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD.
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Martin, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Thoracic Surgery
Dr. Linda Martin is a general thoracic surgeon
with an interest in thoracic malignancies. She has recently joined
the University of Maryland, Division of Thoracic Surgery as an
Assistant Professor. Originally from San Diego, California, Dr.
Martin completed both a bachelor’s degree in molecular, cell,
developmental biology and a medical degree from the University
of California. She also holds a master’s of public health
degree in epidemiology/biostatistics from the University of Texas,
where she completed her thoracic surgery residency and a clinical
research fellowship. Dr. Martin holds memberships in the Association
of Women Surgeons, Society of Thoracic Surgeons and is a Fellow
in both the American College of Chest Physicians and the American
College of Surgeons. Her thoracic training was carried out at the
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in their Thoracic
Surgery specialty track program which provided Dr. Martin with
extensive experience in surgery for thoracic malignancies, such
as lung cancer, cancer of the esophagus, thymus, pleura, and chest
Her research interests focus on clinical outcomes in the treatment
of thoracic malignancies, multimodality approaches to lung and
esophageal cancer, and smoking cessation interventions in lung
L. Milburn, M.D.
Co-Medical Director, Upper Chesapeake Health Breast Center
Fellowship-trained Breast Surgeon
Assistant Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology
University of Maryland, School of Medicine
Upper Chesapeake Health is pleased to welcome
Fellowship-trained Breast Surgeon, Meghan L. Milburn, M.D., Assistant
Professor in the Division of Surgical Oncology at the University
of Maryland School of Medicine, as Co-Medical Director of the UCH
Breast Center. Dr. Milburn is a native of Baltimore County and
received her Bachelor's degree with Distinction in Molecular Biology
from Goucher College in Towson, Maryland and her Medical Degree
from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. She completed
her General Surgery Residency at the University of Maryland Medical
Center and a Clinical Research Fellowship with the Division of
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery jointly at University of Maryland
and Johns Hopkins Hospital. Most recently, she completed a Breast
Surgical Oncology Fellowship at the Breast Center of the DeCesaris
Cancer Institute at Anne Arundel Medical Center. In 2011, she received
the Shock Trauma Center Hero Award.
Dr. Milburn's academic interests include oncoplastic
and minimally invasive techniques to treat breast cancer, high-risk
breast cancer screening and treatment including bilateral prophylactic
mastectomies, as well as breast cancer gene expression and tumor
biology. She is actively involved in research and clinical trials
and presented her findings at several national meetings this past
year. She is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American
Society of Breast Surgeons, and Society of Surgical Oncology.
Dr. Milburn will see patients in Pavilion
II, Suite 509A on the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center campus in
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