Dr. Robert Poston is a cardiac surgeon in practice for 14 yrs doing a wide variety of procedures with a specialty in less invasive and robotic techniques.
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Published on Sep 2, 2014
da Vinci Cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Robert Poston discusses the advantages of da Vinci Surgery.
Published on May 7, 2016
Local Arizona public television covers the topic of the "hybrid procedure", which is the well suited collaboration between an interventional cardiologist and a cardiac surgeon (Dr. Robert Poston) who performs robotic bypass surgery.
1600 Haddon Avenue, Camden, NJ 08103-3101
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|Doctor’s Specialties||Cardiac Surgery & Thoracic Surgery & Cardiothoracic Surgery|
|Doctor’s Title||Cardiac Surgeon|
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Dr. Poston is nationally recognized for his work in less invasive heart surgery based on more than 1000 cases of experience and his own in depth research into the outcomes that can be expected with these innovations vs. the standard, open method. Since his first robotic case a decade ago, Dr. Poston has acquired one of the busiest practices in the country in robotic heart surgery. He is only 1 of around 20 surgeons that have developed sufficient expertise to perform robotic heart surgery safely. As a result, patients that need cardiac surgery have sought him out from all over the country with the universal goal of shortening their recovery times after surgery.
The value of Dr. Poston’s research contributions to robotic surgery have been recognized by over 100 publications in several high impact medical and surgical journals over the past 10 years. His work has been cited over 2300 times, resulting in an H-index score for his publications of 30, which is in the top 10th percentile for academic cardiac surgeons. In addition, his research has been funded by a number of sources including the prestigious RO1 grant from the National Institutes of Health (HL080480). Patients have consistently admired his passion for improving their recovery while providing excellent surgical outcomes as reflected by the highest possible marks for patient satisfaction on hospital surveys and the HealthGrades public reporting site. For more information on Dr. Poston’s career, see his website: roboticctsurgery.com.
UPMC - Pittsburgh
Residency in Cardiac Surgery
Stanford University Medical School
Fellowship in Cardiac surgery research
Physician Healing Hands Award
St. Francis Medical Center • 2016
“Surgeon of the Future”
American Association for Thoracic Surgery • 2013
Michael Drummond Distinguished Professor of Surgery
Jack G. Copeland Endowed Chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Arizona • 2011
American Association for Thoracic Surgery Leadership Academy
Finalist, “Innovator of the Year” for Hybrid Revascularization Project at University of Maryland
The Daily Record Magazine • 2005
NIH Loan Repayment Program for Clinical Research
Bayer Fellowship for Blood Conservation Award
Bayer Pharmaceutical Corp. • 2004
Teaching Excellence Award
Teaching Excellence Award, UC-San Francisco Medical School • Class of 2000
Young Investigator Award
American Society of Transplant Physicians • 1997
Genentech/American Heart Association Travel Award
Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education Fellowship
The Thoracic Surgery Foundation • 1996
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NIH# AI 07290-11)
United States National Institutes of Health • 1995
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine • 1993
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
University of Texas at Austin • 1989