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Jeffrey Javidfar

Jeffrey Javidfar, MD

Dr. Javidfar is the assistant surgical director of lung transplantation at Emory University Hospital, and his specialty areas include end-stage lung disease, venovenous and venoarterial ECMO, benign lung disease surgery, lung cancer surgery, and bronchial and tracheal surgery. He received his MD and graduated with honors from Stony Brook Medical School in 2007. His general surgery residency and cardiothoracic transplant procurement fellowship were completed at Columbia University Medical Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital. His cardiothoracic surgery fellowship was completed at Duke University Medical Center with a special focus on lung transplantation and ECMO.


  • Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Surgery


  • Duke University Medical Center


  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Stony Brook University School of Medicine
  • Internship: NY Presbyterian/Columbia
  • Residency: New York Presbyterian - Columbia

Honors & Awards

American Association of Thoracic Surgery Leadership Academy, 2015

John W. Kirklin CT Resident & Fellow Research Award, American Association for Thoracic Surgery Cardiovascular-Thoracic Critical Care Conference, 2015

Critical Care Scholarship, American Association for Thoracic Surgery, 2013, 2015

Arthur H. Blakemore Resident Research Prize for best research portfolio during a general surgery training program, Columbia University Medical Center, 2013

Blakemore Annual Resident Research Award, Columbia University Medical Center, 2012