Hartzell V. Schaff, M.D.

  1. Cardiovascular Surgeon

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Aortic arch replacement
  2. Aortic root surgery
  3. Aortic valve repair and replacement
  4. Apical myectomy
  5. Congenital heart disease surgery
  6. Coronary bypass surgery
  7. Maze procedure
  8. Minimally invasive heart surgery
  9. Mitral valve repair and replacement
  10. Pericardiectomy
  11. Pulmonary valve repair and replacement
  12. Septal myectomy
  13. Thoracic aortic aneurysm surgery
  14. Tricuspid valve repair and replacement
  15. Valve-sparing aortic root replacement
  • Surgery for congenital and acquired heart disease
  1. 1980
    Resident - Cardiac and Thoracic SurgeryThe Johns Hopkins Hospital
  2. 1978
    Senior Resident - SurgeryThe Johns Hopkins Hospital
  3. 1976
    Research Fellowship - Cardiovascular Surgical Research LaboratoryThe Johns Hopkins Hospital
  4. 1975
    Resident - SurgeryThe Johns Hopkins Hospital
  5. 1974
    Internship - SurgeryThe Johns Hopkins Hospital
  6. 1973
    MDUniversity of Oklahoma School of Medicine
  7. 1971
    Fellow - NIH Research FellowshipUniversity of Oklahoma School of Medicine
  8. 1969
    TraineeMD Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute
  9. 1969
    BSUniversity of Oklahoma, Norman

Certifications

  1. 1982
    Thoracic and Cardiac SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2007
    2007 Distinguished Clinician AwardMayo Clinic
  2. 1998
    Individual Award of ExcellenceMayo Medical Center
  3. 1998
    Teacher of the Year in SurgeryMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  4. 1997
    Teacher of the YearDepartment of Surgery, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  5. 1994
    Stuart W. Harrington Professor of SurgeryMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  6. 1987
    American Heart Association Visiting Teacher AwardUniversity of Malaya
  7. 1980
    George D. Zuidema Resident Research AwardDepartment of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
  8. 1973
    MD Graduate with DistinctionUniversity of Oklahoma School of Medicine
  9. 1973
    L.G. Moorman AwardUniversity of Oklahoma School of Medicine
  10.  
    Marquis Who's Who in AmericaMarquis Who's Who

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - present
    Executive committee memberMyoKardia C5 Research
  2. 2012 - 2016
    MemberLeadership Academy Board, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  3. 2012 - 2015
    MemberAcademy Committee, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  4. 2012 - 2013
    PresidentAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  5. 2012 - 2013
    PresidentProgram Committee, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  6. 2012 - 2013
    PresidentAbstract Committee, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  7. 2012 - 2015
    DirectorGraham Research Foundation, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  8. 2012 - present
    Workgroup MemberHeart Valve Society of America
  9. 2012
    Co-DirectorHeart Valve Society of America
  10. 2011 - 2012
    President-ElectAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  11. 2011 - 2012
    President-ElectProgram Committee, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  12. 2011 - 2012
    MemberPublications Committee, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  13. 2011 - 2013
    Member of CouncilSurgeon Scientific Council, American College of Cardiology
  14. 2010 - 2011
    Vice PresidentAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  15. 2010 - present
    Board MemberSorin Group
  16. 2009 - present
    MemberWorkforce on Annual Meeting Program, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  17. 2008 - present
    MemberIndustry Sponsored Research Advisory Group, Office of Industry Alliances, Mayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  18. 2007 - present
    MemberClinical and Translational Science Track, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  19. 2006 - present
    MemberTask Force to Review Funded Research, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  20. 2004 - present
    Founding MemberHeart Valve Society of America
  21. 2004 - present
    Council MemberAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  22. 2004 - 2007
    MemberWorforce on Office of Research, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  23. 2004 - 2005
    MemberAdministrative Committee of the Board, Mayo Clinic Committees
  24. 2004 - present
    MemberSouthern Thoracic Surgical Association
  25. 2003 - 2004
    MemberScience Advisory and Coordinating Committee, American Heart Association
  26. 2003 - 2004
    MemberManuscript Oversight Committee, American Heart Association
  27. 2003 - present
    Acting ChairExecutive Committee, Council on Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, American Heart Association
  28. 2003 - 2009
    MemberCardiovascular Surgery Committee, American College of Cardiology
  29. 2003 - 2005
    MemberCouncil on Cardiovascular Surgery & Anesthesia Committee, American Heart Association
  30. 2003 - 2004
    MemberSTS/AATS Workforce on New Technology, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  31. 2003 - present
    MemberFinance Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  32. 2002 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons Professional Association, American College of Surgeons
  33. 2002 - present
    MemberNational Spokespersons Panel, American Heart Association
  34. 2002 - 2005
    MemberCommittee on New Technology Assessment, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  35. 2002 - 2004
    MemberProgram Committee, American College of Surgeons
  36. 2001 - 2003
    Vice ChairExecutive Committee, Council on Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, American Heart Association
  37. 2001 - 2008
    MemberMayo Clinic Rochester Surgical Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  38. 2001 - present
    MemberAdministrative Committee, Department of Surgery
  39. 2000 - 2003
    Member-at-LargeProgram Committee, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  40. 2000 - 2003
    MemberProgram Committee, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  41. 2000 - 2005
    MemberCardiology Training and Workforce Committee, American College of Cardiology
  42. 1999 - 2002
    ChairProgram Committee, Council on Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, American Heart Association
  43. 1999 - 2001
    MemberClinical Science and Population Science Committees, American Heart Association
  44. 1999 - 2000
    Council LiaisonClinical Science and Population Science Committees, American Heart Association
  45. 1999 - present
    FellowAmerican Surgical Association
  46. 1999 - 2002
    MemberTraining Directors Committee, American College of Cardiology
  47. 1999 - 2002
    MemberInformation Technology Committee, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  48. 1999 - 2000
    MemberCommittee on Graduate Education in Thoracic Surgery, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  49. 1999
    Co-ChairProgram Committee, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  50. 1999 - present
    MemberAmerican Surgical Association
  51. 1998 - 2011
    MemberScientific Advisory Board, International Congress on Heart Disease, International Academy of Cardiology
  52. 1998 - present
    MemberSteering Committee, Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation (BARI)
  53. 1998 - present
    MemberWriting Group, Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation (BARI)
  54. 1998 - present
    MemberOperations Committee, Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation (BARI)
  55. 1997 - present
    MemberCommittee to Revise Guidelines for Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA), American College of Cardiology/ American Heart Association
  56. 1996 - 2000
    MemberAd Hoc Committee on New Technology Assessment, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  57. 1996
    MemberBjork-Shiley Patient Guidelines Committee
  58. 1995 - 2004
    Abstract GraderAmerican Heart Association
  59. 1995 - 2002
    MemberProgram Committee, Council on Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, American Heart Association
  60. 1995 - 2003
    MemberExecutive Committee, Council on Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, American Heart Association
  61. 1995 - present
    FellowCouncil on Cardiovascular Surgery, American Heart Association
  62. 1995 - present
    MemberCouncil on Cardiovascular Surgery, American Heart Association
  63. 1995 - present
    MemberCouncil on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences, American Heart Association
  64. 1994 - 1999
    MemberCouncil on Circulation, American Heart Association
  65. 1993 - 1995
    ChairResearch Committee, Department of Surgery
  66. 1993 - 1994
    MemberGraduate Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  67. 1993
    Editorial Board MemberSESATS V, Self-Education/Self-Assessment in Thoracic Surgery, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  68. 1993
    MemberSESATS V, Self-Education/Self-Assessment in Thoracic Surgery, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  69. 1993
    MemberElectronic Medical Record Coordinating Task Force, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  70. 1993 - present
    MemberMinnesota Chapter, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  71. 1992 - 1998
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  72. 1992 - 1995
    MemberGovernment Relations Advocacy Committee, American College of Cardiology
  73. 1992
    MemberVascular Prosthesis Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  74. 1992 - present
    MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  75. 1992 - present
    MemberCardiac Surgery Biology Club
  76. 1992 - present
    MemberSociety of Clinical Surgery
  77. 1990 - 1993
    MemberProgram Committee, Council on Cardiovascular Surgery, American Heart Association
  78. 1990 - 1993
    MemberInstitutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  79. 1990
    Editorial Board MemberSESATS IV, Self-Education/Self-Assessment in Thoracic Surgery, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  80. 1990
    MemberSESATS IV, Self-Education/Self-Assessment in Thoracic Surgery, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  81. 1989 - present
    MemberFaculty in Biomedical Sciences - Physiology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  82. 1989 - present
    Co-ChairPolicy and Publication Committee, Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation (BARI)
  83. 1989 - present
    MemberMinnesota Chapter, American College of Surgeons
  84. 1989 - present
    MemberBypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation (BARI)
  85. 1988 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  86. 1987 - 1995
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Surgery
  87. 1987 - 1989
    MemberCardiovascular Research Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  88. 1986 - present
    MemberPriestley Society
  89. 1985 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  90. 1984 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  91. 1984 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  92. 1984 - present
    MemberInternational Association for Cardiac Biological Implants
  93. 1984 - present
    MemberSociety of University Surgeons
  94. 1983 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Cardiology
  95. 1983 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Cardiology
  96. 1983 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  97. 1982 - 2004
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  98. 1982 - 1984
    MemberTissue Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  99. 1981 - 1996
    MemberAssociation for Academic Surgery
  100. 1981 - 1982
    MemberMedical Care Evaluation Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  101. 1981 - 1982
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Surgery
  102. 1981 - present
    MemberSociety for Thoracic Surgical Education
  103. 1981 - present
    MemberCoronary Artery Surgery Study (CASS)
  104. 1973
    Senior Class PresidentUniversity of Oklahoma School of Medicine
  105. 1973
    PresidentOklahoma Chapter, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  106.  
    MemberPriestley Society, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  107.  
    ChairCouncil on Cardiovascular Surgery & Anesthesia Committee, American Heart Association
  108.  
    MemberDistinguished Scholars Program
  109.  
    MemberPhi Eta Sigma National Honor Society
  110.  
    MemberJohns Hopkins Medical and Surgical Association, The Johns Hopkins University

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.