Thomas Michael Bashore, MD

Professor of Medicine
Campus mail 7412 Hosp North, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 684-2407
Email address thomas.bashore@duke.edu

The major areas of research involve mostly hemodynamic and imaging research:
1. Valvular heart disease.
2. Adult congenital heart disease.
3. Pulmonary Hypertension.
4. Complex cardiovascular problems.

The Valvular Disease Program and Adult Congenital Program are nationally recognized, and many trainees have gone on to academic careers at a number of universities. Dr. Bashore is now or recently has been on the Editorial Boards of Circulation, the American Journal of Cardiology, Cardiac Catheterization and Intervention, the Journal of Heart Valve Disease, the American Heart Journal, Cardiology Today, the Journal of Invasive Cardiology and the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. He was formerly director of the Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories for 10 years, and then the Director of the Cardiology Fellowship Training Program for 12 years. He is currently the Clinical Chief of the Division of Cardiology. He is a member and/or chairman of numerous committees of the American College of Cardiology and author of over 250 manuscripts, over 70 book chapters and reviews and 3 books. Dr. J. Kevin Harrison, Dr. Andrew Wang, Dr. Tom Gehrig, Dr. Todd Kiefer, Dr. Michael Sketch and Dr. Cary Ward complement the research team along with a variety of research personnel. Currently research is focused on the percutaneous treatment of structural heart disease and adult congenital heart disease.

Education and Training

  • M.D., Ohio State University, 1972

Publications

Parikh, Kishan S., Kathryn A. Stackhouse, Stephen A. Hart, Thomas M. Bashore, and Richard A. Krasuski. “Health insurance and racial disparities in pulmonary hypertension outcomes..” Am J Manag Care 23, no. 8 (August 2017): 474–80.

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29087147
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De Boer, Ynto S., Andrzej S. Kosinski, Thomas J. Urban, Zhen Zhao, Nanye Long, Naga Chalasani, David E. Kleiner, and Jay H. Hoofnagle. “Reply..” Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol, December 2016. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2016.08.011.

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27546581
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Menachem, Jonathan N., Aparna C. Swaminathan, Thomas M. Bashore, Cary C. Ward, Joseph G. Rogers, Carmelo A. Milano, and Chetan B. Patel. “Initial Experience of Left Ventricular Assist Device Support for Adult Patients with Transposition of the Great Vessels..” Congenit Heart Dis 10, no. 5 (September 2015): 382–86. https://doi.org/10.1111/chd.12264.

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25913866
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Ersboll, Mads, Zainab Samad, Fawaz Al Enezi, Joseph Kisslo, Phillip J. Schulte, Linda K. Shaw, Lars Køber, et al. “Temporal Trends in Disease Severity and Predicted Surgical Risk at the Time of Referral for Echocardiography in Patients Diagnosed with Aortic Stenosis..” Crit Pathw Cardiol 14, no. 3 (September 2015): 103–9. https://doi.org/10.1097/HPC.0000000000000048.

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26214813
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Abernethy, Abraham D., Kathryn Stackhouse, Stephen Hart, Ganesh Devendra, Thomas M. Bashore, Raed Dweik, and Richard A. Krasuski. “Impact of diabetes in patients with pulmonary hypertension..” Pulm Circ 5, no. 1 (March 2015): 117–23. https://doi.org/10.1086/679705.

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25992276
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Ersboll, Mads, Phillip J. Schulte, Fawaz Al Enezi, Linda Shaw, Lars Køber, Joseph Kisslo, Irfan Siddiqui, et al. “Predictors and progression of aortic stenosis in patients with preserved left ventricular ejection fraction..” Am J Cardiol 115, no. 1 (January 1, 2015): 86–92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2014.09.049.

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25456876
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Vora, Amit N., Thomas Gehrig, Thomas M. Bashore, and Todd L. Kiefer. “Treatment of mechanical aortic valve thrombosis with heparin and eptifibatide..” J Thromb Thrombolysis 38, no. 1 (July 2014): 73–77. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11239-014-1055-8.

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24469337
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Ersboll, Mads, Fawaz A. Enezi, Eric J. Velazquez, Amanda Tinnemore, Joseph Kisslo, J Kevin Harrison, Thomas M. Bashore, and Zainab Samad. “Aortic Stenosis Progression in Patients With preserved Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction.” In Circulation, Vol. 128. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2013.

Scholars@Duke

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