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Attending Physician, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Heart Institute

Assistant Professor, UC Department of PediatricsUC Department of Surgery

513-636-1182

Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Pediatric cardiothoracic surgery; congenital heart surgery; pediatric heart and lung transplantation; pediatric cardiology

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of PediatricsUC Department of Surgery

Clinical Divisions

Cardiothoracic Surgery, Fetal Heart Program

Research Divisions

Cardiothoracic Surgery

My Locations

My Education

MD: The University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK, 2009.

General Surgery Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, TX, 2013.

Thoracic Surgery Residency: The Johns Hopkins University Program, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 2016.

Congenital Cardiac Surgery Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, 2018.

Board Certifications: Congenital Cardiac Surgery Subspecialty Certification, American Board of Thoracic Surgery; American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

My Publications

Retroaortic Innominate Vein in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: A Case Report. Martinez, J; Lehenbauer, D; Maldonado, E. 2020; 4:136-138.

Commentary: Inspiration and cultivation—Students to cardiothoracic surgeons. Lehenbauer, DG; Hui, DS. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2020; 159:1915-1916.

What are the Expectations for Length of Stay after Pediatric Heart Transplantation?. Thangappan, K; Haney, L; Zafar, F; Hossain, M; Zhang, Y; Chin, C; Ryan, TD; Lehenbauer, D; Morales, DL. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2020; 39:S458-S459.

Size Does Not Matter: The Outdated Practice of Using Oversized Organs for Recipients with Elevated PVR. . Thangappan, K; Zafar, F; Hirsch, R; Chin, C; Lehenbauer, D; O'Donnell, A; Morales, DL. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2020; 39:S221-S221.

Commentary: All tissue valves fail. Lehenbauer, DG; Calhoon, J. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2020; 159:1072-1073.

Commentary: Atrioventricular canal repair: Surgeon preference reigns supreme. Lehenbauer, DG; Calhoon, J. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2020; 159:1026-1027.

Surgical Closure of Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Premature Neonates Weighing Less Than 1,000 grams: Contemporary Outcomes. Lehenbauer, DG; III, FC D; Crawford, TC; Hibino, N; Aucott, S; Grimm, JC; Patel, N; Magruder, JT; Cameron, DE; Vricella, L. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Hearth Surgery. 2018; 9:419-423.

Renal Failure After Cardiac Operations: Not All Acute Kidney Injury Is the Same. Crawford, TC; Magruder, JT; Grimm, JC; Lee, S; Suarez-Pierre, A; Lehenbauer, D; Sciortino, CM; Higgins, RS; Cameron, DE; Conte, JV; et al. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2017; 104:760-766.

Blunt Cardiac Injury. Patel, N; Lehenbauer, D; Sciortino, C. In: Cameron JL; Cameron AM, Ed. Current Surgical Therapy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2016.