Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Christopher Danby, MD, FACS
A native of New York City, Christopher A. Danby joined Lutheran Medical Group when his former group, Indiana Ohio Heart, joined LMG in January 2011. Dr. Danby joined IOH in 1997.
Dr. Danby graduated from the State University of New York at Binghamton with a bachelor's degree in biology. He earned a medical degree from the Boston University School of Medicine in 1986, where he earned the Bask Award for outstanding clinical skills. He completed a general surgery residency at Eisenhower Army Medical Center in 1991 and served two years as staff general surgeon at Winn Army Community Hospital in Fort Stewart, Ga., where he became skilled in video-assisted surgical procedures.
Dr. Danby completed a cardiothoracic surgery residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 1995, where he remained as a staff cardiothoracic surgeon for two years. During that time, he served as medical director of the School of Perfusion Technology, as quality assurance coordinator of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and as an assistant professor of surgery for the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. Dr. Danby earned the rank of major while serving in the U.S. Army Medical Corps.
Dr. Danby is a diplomate of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery, and he is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, the Indiana Thoracic Society, the Indiana State Medical Association and the Fort Wayne Medical Society.
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