Stephen Huddleston, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery

Stephen Huddleston

Contact Info

huddl007@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-625-3902

Fax 612-625-1683

Mailing Address:
Cardiothoracic Surgery
420 Delaware Street SE
MMC 207
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Rick Castillo

Administrative Phone
612-625-3904

Administrative Email
casti020@umn.edu

Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery

Director, Lung Transplantation Program

Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery, St. Joseph’s Hospital, St. Paul, MN


Cardiothoracic Surgeon


MD, Columbia University College of Medicine

Residency in General Surgery, University of Minnesota

Fellowship, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital

PhD, Surgery, University of Minnesota

BA, Biochemistry with Highest Distinction, University of Kansas

Summary

Expertise

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Circulatory Support

Awards & Recognition

  • Cassius Ellis Award, 2009
  • The Doctor David Gaviser Mount Sinai Surgical Research Award, 2008
  • Richard C. Lillehei, MD/Earl Bakken Prize, 2004

Professional Associations

  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons

Research

Research Summary/Interests

  • Surgical outcomes in lung transplantation
  • Use of ex vivo lung perfusion in standard of care as well as expanded criteria lung donors
  • The tracking and characterization of graft antigen-specific CD4+ T cells responses with respect to antibody mediated rejection and chronic lung allograft disease in the lung transplant recipients

Clinical

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Clinical Interests

Lung transplantation for end-stage lung disease, valve repair and replacement, complex and redo cardiac surgery, aortic dissection repair, coronary artery bypass grafting, and surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation.