L. Wiley Nifong, MD

L. Wiley Nifong

Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University - Cardiothoracic Surgery
Edward N. Warren Life Sciences Building, Room 248, Greenville, NC 27834

Phone: 252-744-2187
Fax: 252-744-3542

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certification

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • Medical School: Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, 1990
  • General Surgery Residency: University of Rochester, 1990 - 97
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency: Wake Forest University, 1997- 99

Publications

Ishikawa, N., Sun, Y. S. , Nifong, L. W. , Oda, M., Watanabe, G., & Chitwood, W.R., Jr., (2009). Thoroscopic robot-assisted extended thymectomy in human cadaver. Surgical Endoscopy, 23 (2), 459-461.

Ishikawa, N., Sun, Y. S. , Nifong, L. W. , Watanabe, G., & Chitwood, Jr., W. R. (2008). How to do it: importance of left atrial side of retraction in robotic and minimally invasive mitral valve surgery. Heart Surgery Forum, 11 (5), E270-271.

Ishikawa, N., Sun, Y. S. , Nifong, L. W. , Watanabe, G., & Chitwood, Jr., W. R. (2008). Port-access atrium retractors for totally endoscopic mitral valve surgery: the Tornado Retractor, the Butterfly Retractor, and the Semiautomatic Butterfly Retractor. Surgical Endoscopy, 22 (9), 2088-2090.

Chitwood, Jr., W. R., Rodriguez, E., Chu, M. W. , Hassan, A., Ferguson, Jr., T. B. , Vos, P.W., & Nifong, L.W., (2008). Robotic mitral valve repairs in 300 patients: a single-center experience. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 136 (2), 436-441.

Rodriguez, E., Kypson, A. P. , Moten, S. C. , Nifong, L. W. , & Chitwood, Jr., W. R. (2006). Robotic Mitral Surgery at East Carolina University: a 6 year experience. International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery (2), 211-215.

Rodriguez, E., Kypson, A. P. , Moten, S. C. , & Nifong, L. W. (2006). Robotic Mitral Surgery at East Carolina University: a 6 year experience. International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery (2), 211-215.

Nifong, L. (2001). Hemodynamic Effects of Vacuum-Assisted Closure in Open Sternal Wounds. Surgical Forum, LII, 531-32.

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