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Arthur Hill, M.D., FACS, FACC

Arthur Hill, M.D., FACS, FACC

  • Professor of Surgery
  • Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Co-Director, UCSF Cardiac Critical Care Units

Contact Information

Academic Office:
505 Parnassus Ave- MUW 405, Box 0118
San Francisco, CA 94143
Tel: (415) 353-8890
Email: [email protected]
Admin: [email protected] 
Cardiac Surgery Program
400 Parnassus Avenue, Suite 501, Box 0118
San Francisco, California 94143
Fax: 415-353-1312
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
1001 Potrero Ave, Ward 3A, Box 0807
San Francisco, CA  94110
tel: (415) 206-4622
fax: (415) 206-5484
appt:(415) 206-8673

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  • Tufts University School of Medicine, M.D., 1982 
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Intern Surgery, 1982-1983
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Resident General Surgery, 1983-1988
  • Stanford University Medical Center, Chief Resident Non-Cardiac Thoracic Surgery, 1991
  • The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Cardiothoracic Surgery, Associate Staff, 1991-1992
  • Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco, Postdoctoral Fellow Cardiovascular Research, 1984-1986
  • Stanford University Medical Center, Resident, Cardiovascular Surgery, 1988-1990
  • Stanford University Medical Center, Fellow, Cardiopulmonary Transplantation, 1990
  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Subspecialty Surgical Critical Care
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery
  • UCSF Department of Surgery at UCSF Medical Center
  • UCSF Department of Surgery at Zuckerberg SFGH
  • Anastomotic technology for use in minimally invasive and robotic CABG
  • Medical uses of Nitinol
  • Nitinol for aortic, mitral and tricuspid repair and replacement
  • PLAATO Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Device for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Sealant, Super-sealant, and hemostatic devices used in Surgery
  • Vascular peptide coating to promote endothelial adhesion and proliferation
  • Pre-clinical and clinical development of new medical technology including:

Dr. Arthur Hill is Professor of Clinical Surgery and Chief of Thoracic Surgery at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.  Dr. Hill has been on the faculty since 2000. Dr. Hill is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine.  He completed his General Surgery Residency at the UCLA School of Medicine and his  training in Cardiovascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery and Cardiopulmonary Transplantation at Stanford University. Dr. Hill's area of clinical expertise is in Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Dr. Hill is certified by the American Board of Surgery, the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, and the American Board of Surgical Critical Care. His clinical interest include general thoracic, cardiac and thoracic trauma surgery. Dr. Hill is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American College of Surgeons, American College of Chest Physicians, and a member of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, American Heart Association, California Medical Association, and the American Medical Association.




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