J. Scott Rankin

Dr. Rankin received his internship at the University of Alabama under Dr. John W. Kirklin. He then spent two years in military service, and completed his general and cardiothoracic surgery residencies at Duke University under Dr. David C. Sabiston Jr. He spent the next nine years on Dr. Sabiston’s faculty at Duke, and then was recruited as Professor and Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. Later, he was a faculty member of Vanderbilt University, and recently, he joined Dr. Vinay Badhwar in the new Heart Center project at West Virginia University to augment WVU’s research and clinical capacity.