H. Todd Massy, M.D., associate professor of surgery, received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia. He completed his surgical residency in thoracic surgery at the University of Louisville and his general surgery residency at the University of Texas Southwestern. Following residency, Dr. Massey attended the Duke University Medical Center where he completed fellowships in heart/lung transplant and adult cardiac surgery.
Dr. Massey specializes in all areas of adult cardiac surgery with expertise in heart transplantation and circulatory support devices for heart failure. Under the guidance of Dr. Massey, the University of Rochester Medical Center has been one of the nation's leaders in Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) research for the last several years.
Areas of research have included the recovery of patients in carcinogenic shock, bridge to transplant, and destination therapy.