P. David Myerowitz, MD
MD, FACS, FACC, Former Karl P. Klassen Professor and Chairman Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
P. David Myerowitz, MD graduated with High Honors from the University of Maryland, where he went on to get his MD degree. He did internship and residency in Surgery at the University of Minnesota, received an MS degree, then residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Chicago Hospital.
He served as Lt. Commander, United States Public Health Service Surgery Branch, National Heart and Lung Institute National Institutes of Health.
He rose to Chief, Section of Cardiac Transplantation and Associate Professor with tenure Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Wisconsin.
He then became Associate Professor with tenure Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Associate Professor with tenure Department of Internal Medicine The Ohio State University.
He was named the Karl P. Klassen Professor Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Professor Department of Surgery Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Director of Cardiac Transplantation, and Director of Resident Education, Cardiothoracic Surgery, all at The Ohio State University, where he served until 1999.
He was on the Staff of the William S. Middleton Veterans Hospital.
He was Consultant, Reid Hospital, Richmond, Indiana for startup open heart surgery 2003.
Dr. Myerowitz was on the Board of Directors and Scientific Committee of the Ohio Solid Organ Transplant Consortium, the Healthcare Advisory Board of the Medical Leadership Council, and was Chairman, Open Heart Surgery Advisory Committee Ohio department of Health.
Dr Myerowitz is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American College of Cardiology, The American College of Chest Physicians and its Section on Cardiothoracic Surgery, and a member of many prestigious US and international associations and societies.
He has received many honors, including Outstanding Teacher Award, Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University, and the University of Maryland Honor Award and Gold Key Outstanding Alumnus of the Year 1995.
He has been on the Editorial Board and has been a Reviewer for major medical journals, and has chaired prestigious scientific sessions.
He was an Examiner for the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, and a Grant Reviewer.
Dr. Myerowitz has written 83 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals. 16 chapters in medical texts, and two books including the first North American text on heart transplantation.
He has given 89 invited lectures at local, regional, national and international meetings.
He gave the Winter Commencement Address The Ohio State University 1989.
He served as a member of The Flathead City (Montana)- County Board of Health 2009 to 2019, and as its Chairman 2016-2019.
Heartland for Profit, a novel he authored, was published in 2004. He is currently working on another fictional work