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Eric K. Shang, M.D.
General Surgery Resident

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Department of Surgery
4 Maloney
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Eric completed his undergraduate studies at Swarthmore College and graduated medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. He is currently in his fifth post-graduate year as a categorical surgery resident, and is currently working in the laboratory of Dr. Benjamin Jackson.  Currently, Eric is working on the applying biomechanical analyses, particularly finite element and fluid structure interaction techniques to abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms.   He is interested in pursuing a fellowship in vascular surgery after completing general surgery residency.

Faculty Appointments
2008 – present Assistant Instructor in Surgery
2011 - present Postdoctoral Researcher
2004 - 2008 MD – University of Maryland School of Medicine
2000 - 2004 BA in Mathematics and Economics
Swarthmore College
  • American Heart Association
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • American Medical Association

05/2005 – 08/2005
University of Maryland, Dr. Michael Donnenberg
Description: Basic science research on the enteropathogenic Escherichia Coli pre-pilin peptidase.

05/1999 – 08/2002
National Institutes of Health, Dr. Susan Wray
Description: Studied the pulsatilty of Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone-1 Neurons in an in vitro environment.

  1. Shang, Eric K, Nathan, Derek P, Boonn, William W, Lys-Dobradin, Ivan A, Fairman, Ronald M, Woo, Edward Y, Wang, Grace J, Jackson, Benjamin M.  A Modern Experience with Saccular Aortic Aneurysms. – Accepted Journal of Vascular Surgery. 
  2. Arminder S. Jassar, Melissa M. Levack, Eric K. Shang, Mathieu Vergnat, Y. Joseph Woo, Michael A.  Acker, Benjamin M. Jackson, Joseph H. Gorman III, Robert C. Gorman.  3D-Echocardiographic Analysis of Mitral Annular Dynamics: Implication for Annuloplasty Selection. Circulation Surgical Supplement – Accepted Circulation Surgical Supplement
  3. Shang, Eric K, Nathan, Derek P, Carpenter, Jeffrey P, Fairman, Ronald M, Jackson, Benjamin M.  Delayed Complications of Inferior Vena Cava Filters: Case Report and Literature Review.  Vascular and Endovascular Surg 2011 Apr; 45(3):290-4.
  4. Shang, Eric, Forrest, Graeme N., Chizmar, Timothy, Chim, Jimmy, Brown, James M., Zhan, Min,   Zoarski, Gregg H., Griffith, Bartley P., Gammie, James S.  (2009).  Mitral Valve Infective Endocarditis: Benefit of Early Operation and Aggressive Use of Repair, Ann Thorac Surg 87:1728-1734
  5. Moore, Joseph Patrick Jr., Shang, Eric and Wray, Susan.  (2002)  In Situ GABAergic modulation of Synchronous Gondadotropin Releasing Hormone-1 Neuronal Activity, Journal of Neuroscience 22: 8932-8941. 

Dr. Eric Shang

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