Stewart M. Long, III, MD

Stewart M. Long, III, MD

Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Medical Director of Thoracic Surgery
Specialty Interests
Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery
Robotic Mitral Valve Surgery
Aortic Root and Valve Surgery
Thoracic Aortic Stent Grafting
Carotid Artery Surgery

Education/Training

    Residency in Thoracic Surgery at Emory University Health Systems, Atlanta, GA
    Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Emory University Health Systems, Atlanta, GA
    Residency at The University of Virginia Hospitals, Charlottesville, VA
    M.D. from the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
    B.A. in Chemistry from Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA

 


Board Certification

American Board of Surgery General Surgery 2005-2015
American Board of Thoracic Surgery 2008-2018


Research Trials

Primary Investigator
Medtronic Valve Registry

Sub-Investigator
EASE
RED-CABG
Replica
Access


Academic Research

Thoracic and Cardiovascular Research Laboratory Fellow 1999-2001
NIH T32 HL07849 Cardiovascular Surgery Research Training Grant
University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA


Publications

Long SM 3rd, Nair D, Halandras PM, Kasirajan K, Milner R, Chen EP. Ileofemoral malperfusion complicating type a dissection: revascularization prevents renal failure. Ann Thorac Surg. 2007 Dec;84(6):2099-101.

Long SM, Tribble CG, Raymond DP, Fiser SM, Kaza AK, Kern JA, Kron IL. Preoperative shock determines outcome for acute type A aortic dissection. Ann Thorac Surg. 2003 Feb;75(2):520-4.

Kaza AK, Cope JT, Fiser SM, Long SM, Kern JA, Kron IL, Tribble CG. Elimination of fat microemboli during cardiopulmonary bypass. Ann Thorac Surg. 2003 Feb;75(2):555-9; discussion 559.

Fiser SM, Tribble CG, Kaza AK, Long SM, Kern JA, Cassada DC, Linden J, Rieger J, Laubach VE, Matisoff A, Kron IL. Adenosine A2A receptor activation decreases reperfusion injury associated with high-flow reperfusion. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2002 Nov;124(5):973-8.

Cassada DC, Tribble CG, Long SM, Kaza AK, Linden J, Rieger JM, Rosin D, Kron IL, Kern JA. Adenosine A2A agonist reduces paralysis after spinal cord ischemia: correlation with A2A receptor expression on motor neurons. Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 Sep;74(3):846-9; discussion 849-50.

Fiser SM, Kron IL, Long SM, Kaza AK, Kern JA, Cassada DC, Laubach VE, Tribble CG. Controlled perfusion decreases reperfusion injury after high-flow reperfusion. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2002 Jun;21(6):687-91.

Kaza AK, Patel MR, Fiser SM, Long SM, Kern JA, Tribble CG, Kron IL. Ventricular reconstruction results in improved left ventricular function and amelioration of mitral insufficiency. Ann Surg. 2002 Jun;235(6):828-32.

Cassada DC, Tribble CG, Long SM, Laubach VE, Kaza AK, Linden J, Nguyen BN, Rieger JM, Fiser SM, Kron IL, Kern JA. Adenosine A2A analogue ATL-146e reduces systemic tumor necrosing factor-alpha and spinal cord capillary platelet-endothelial cell adhesion molecule-1 expression after spinal cord ischemia. J Vasc Surg. 2002 May;35(5):994-8.

Fiser SM, Tribble CG, Long SM, Kaza AK, Kern JA, Jones DR, Robbins MK, Kron IL. Ischemia-reperfusion injury after lung transplantation increases risk of late bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome. Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 Apr;73(4):1041-7; discussion 1047-8.

Kaza AK, Buchanan SA, Parrino GP, Fiser SM, Long SM, Tribble CG. Cardioscope-assisted excision of a left ventricular tumor–a case report. Heart Surg Forum. 2002;5(1):75-6.

Harthun NL, Long SM, Wilson W, Choudhury A. An unusual case of Bouveret’s syndrome. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2002 Feb;12(1):69-72.

Kaza AK, Dietz JF, Kern JA, Jones DR, Robbins MK, Fiser SM, Long SM, Bergin JD, Kron IL, Tribble CG. Coronary risk stratification in patients with end-stage lung disease. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2002 Mar;21(3):334-9.

Kaza AK, Cope JT, Fiser SM, Long SM, Kern JA, Tribble CG, Kron IL, Laubach VE. Contrasting natures of lung growth after transplantation and lobectomy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2002 Feb;123(2):288-94.

Mauney MM, Cassada DC, Kaza AK, Long SM, Kern JA. Management of innominate artery injury in the setting of bovine arch anomaly. Ann Thorac Surg. 2001 Dec;72(6):2134-6.

Fiser SM, Kron IL, Long SM, Kaza AK, Kern JA, Cassada DC, Jones DR, Robbins MC, Tribble CG. Influence of graft ischemic time on outcomes following lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2001 Dec;20(12):1291-6.

Fiser SM, Kron IL, Long SM, Kaza AK, Robbins M, Kern JA, Tribble CG. Donor lung salvage after neurogenic pulmonary edema with the use of post-transplant extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2001 Dec;122(6):1257-8.

Long SM, Peeler BB, Fiser SM, Kaza AK, Tribble CG. Xenotransplantation update. Heart Surg Forum. 2001;4(3):261-5.

Hersh RE, Kaza AK, Long SM, Fiser SM, Drake DB, Tribble CG. A technique for the treatment of sternal infections using the Vacuum Assisted Closure device. Heart Surg Forum. 2001;4(3):211-5.

Cassada DC, Gangemi JJ, Rieger JM, Linden J, Kaza AK, Long SM, Kron IL, Tribble CG, Kern JA. Systemic adenosine A2A agonist ameliorates ischemic reperfusion injury in the rabbit spinal cord. Ann Thorac Surg. 2001 Oct;72(4):1245-50.

Long SM, Kern JA, Fiser SM, Kaza AK, Cassada DC, Miller BT, Claridge JA, Kron IL, Tribble CG. Carotid arteriography impacts carotid stenosis management. Vasc Surg. 2001 Jul-Aug;35(4):251-6; discussion 257.

Cassada DC, Tribble CG, Laubach VE, Nguyen BN, Rieger JM, Linden J, Kaza AK, Long SM, Kron IL, Kern JA. An adenosine A2A agonist, ATL-146e, reduces paralysis and apoptosis during rabbit spinal cord reperfusion. J Vasc Surg. 2001 Sep;34(3):482-8.

Kaza AK, Kron IL, Long SM, Fiser SM, Stevens PM, Kern JA, Tribble CG, Laubach VE.
Epidermal growth factor receptor up-regulation is associated with lung growth after lobectomy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2001 Aug;72(2):380-5.

Fiser SM, Wood HE, Allaire PE, Long J, Diegel P, Long SM, Kaza AK, Kron IL, Kern JA, Tribble CG. A long-term ventricular assist device utilizing a magnetic bearing system and implantable physiologic controller. Heart Surg Forum. 2001;4(1):11-2.

Kaza AK, Cope JT, Kern JA, Cassada DC, Long SM, Fiser SM, Kron IL, Tribble CG. A technique for adequate coverage of the proximal suture line during abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg. 2001 Aug;34(2):367-8.

Cassada DC, Tribble CG, Kaza AK, Fiser SM, Long SM, Linden J, Rieger JM, Kron IL, Kern JA. Adenosine analogue reduces spinal cord reperfusion injury in a time-dependent fashion. Surgery. 2001 Aug;130(2):230-5.

Fiser SM, Tribble CG, Kern JA, Long SM, Kaza AK, Kron IL. Cardiac reoperation in the intensive care unit. Ann Thorac Surg. 2001 Jun;71(6):1888-92; discussion 1892-3.

Fiser SM, Tribble CG, Long SM, Kaza AK, Cope JT, Laubach VE, Kern JA, Kron IL.
Lung transplant reperfusion injury involves pulmonary macrophages and circulating leukocytes in a biphasic response. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2001 Jun;121(6):1069-75.

Kaza AK, Kron IL, Kern JA, Long SM, Fiser SM, Nguyen RP, Tribble CG, Laubach VE.
Retinoic acid enhances lung growth after pneumonectomy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2001 May;71(5):1645-50.

Fiser SM, Cope JT, Kron IL, Kaza AK, Long SM, Kern JA, Tribble CG, Lowson SM. Aerosolized prostacyclin (epoprostenol) as an alternative to inhaled nitric oxide for patients with reperfusion injury after lung transplantation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2001 May;121(5):981-2. Erratum in: J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2001 Jun;121(6):1136.

Fiser SM, Tribble CG, Long SM, Kaza AK, Kern JA, Kron IL. Pulmonary macrophages are involved in reperfusion injury after lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2001 Apr;71(4):1134-8; discussion 1138-9.

Fiser SM, Kron IL, Long SM, Kaza AK, Kern JA, Tribble CG. Influence of graft ischemia time on outcomes following lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2001 Feb;20(2):206-207.

Fiser SM, Tribble CG, Kern JA, Long SM, Kaza AK, Kron IL. Controlled perfusion decreases lung transplant reperfusion injury in the setting of high flow reperfusion. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2001 Feb;20(2):183.

Fiser SM, Tribble CG, Kaza AK, Long SM, Zacour RK, Kern JA, Kron IL. When to discontinue extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for postcardiotomy support. Ann Thorac Surg. 2001 Jan;71(1):210-4.

Kaza AK, Laubach VE, Kern JA, Long SM, Fiser SM, Tepper JA, Nguyen RP, Shockey KS, Tribble CG, Kron IL. Epidermal growth factor augments postpneumonectomy lung growth. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2000 Nov;120(5):916-21.