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

Rajamannan, Nalini M., Francesco Antonini-Canterin, Luis Moura, Jose L. Zamorano, Raphael A. Rosenhek, Patricia Jm Best, Margaret A. Lloyd, et al. “Medical therapy for rheumatic heart disease: is it time to be proactive rather than reactive?.” Indian Heart J 61, no. 1 (January 2009): 14–23.

PMID
19729684
Scholars@Duke

Warnes, Carole A., Roberta G. Williams, Thomas M. Bashore, John S. Child, Heidi M. Connolly, Joseph A. Dearani, Pedro Del Nido, et al. “ACC/AHA 2008 Guidelines for the Management of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease: Executive Summary: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (writing committee to develop guidelines for the management of adults with congenital heart disease)..” Circulation 118, no. 23 (December 2, 2008): 2395–2451. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.108.190811.

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18997168
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Warnes, Carole A., Roberta G. Williams, Thomas M. Bashore, John S. Child, Heidi M. Connolly, Joseph A. Dearani, Pedro Del Nido, et al. “ACC/AHA 2008 guidelines for the management of adults with congenital heart disease: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Writing Committee to Develop Guidelines on the Management of Adults With Congenital Heart Disease). Developed in Collaboration With the American Society of Echocardiography, Heart Rhythm Society, International Society for Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, and Society of Thoracic Surgeons..” J Am Coll Cardiol 52, no. 23 (December 2, 2008): e143–263. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2008.10.001.

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19038677
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Warnes, Carole A., Roberta G. Williams, Thomas M. Bashore, John S. Child, Heidi M. Connolly, Joseph A. Dearani, Pedro del Nido, et al. “ACC/AHA 2008 Guidelines for the Management of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (writing committee to develop guidelines on the management of adults with congenital heart disease)..” Circulation 118, no. 23 (December 2, 2008): e714–833. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.108.190690.

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18997169
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Warnes, C. A., R. G. Williams, T. M. Bashore, J. S. Child, H. M. Connolly, J. A. Dearani, P. del Nido, et al. “ACC/AHA 2008 Guidelines for the Management of Adults With Congenital Heart Disease.” Journal of the American College of Cardiology 52, no. 23 (December 2, 2008): 1890–1947. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2008.10.002.

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Bashore, Thomas M., and Andrew Wang. “Recent accreditation council for graduate medical education initiatives have not been shown to improve the education of cardiology fellows..” Circulation 118, no. 5 (July 29, 2008): 532–37. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.107.756973.

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18663101
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Bashore, T. M., and A. Wang. “Response to Kuvin.” Circulation 118, no. 5 (July 29, 2008).

Scholars@Duke

Bashore, Thomas M., and Andrew Wang. “Accreditation council for graduate medical education initiatives improve the education of cardiology fellows - Response to Kuvin.” Circulation 118, no. 5 (July 29, 2008): 531–531.

Scholars@Duke

Kong, Melissa H., G Ralph Corey, Thomas Bashore, and J Kevin Harrison. “Clinical problem-solving. A key miscommunication--an 81-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with increasing abdominal distention, nausea, and vomiting..” N Engl J Med 358, no. 10 (March 6, 2008): 1054–59. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMcps071452.

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18322287
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Crowley, Anna Lisa, Manesh R. Patel, Thomas Bashore, Salvador Borges-Neto, James G. Jollis, Robert M. Judd, Raymond J. Kim, Thomas Ryan, Svati H. Shah, and Pamela S. Douglas. “Training cardiovascular specialists in imaging: a curriculum based on fundamental concepts required for multimodal imaging..” Am Heart J 154, no. 5 (November 2007): 838–45. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2007.07.007.

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17967587
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