Paul Kirshbom MD

Professor of Surgery (Section of Cardiac Surgery); Chief, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Specialties & Subspecialties

Adult Congenital Heart Program

Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery

Surgery: Cardiac Surgery | Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery

Education & Training

  • M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1991)
  • Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery  (2000 - 2002)
  • Residency, Duke University Medical School , Cardiothoracic Surgery  (1998 - 2000)
  • Residency, Duke University Medical School , Surgery/General Surgery  (1992 - 1998)
  • Internship, Duke University Medical Center , Surgery  (1991 - 1992)

Patient Care

Accepts New Patients? Yes | Patient Type: Child | Accepts referrals from patients


Clinical Interests

neonatal and cardiac repairs; congenital heart disease; neurological protection; pediatric cardiac surgery; pediatric cardiovascular surgery; pediatric thoracic surgery.


Board Certifications

  • Surgery, Thoracic & Cardiac, Board Certified (2001)
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Board Certified (2009)

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