Faculty Profile

Chadwick W. Stouffer, MD

Chadwick W. Stouffer, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Telephone: 404.251.8914

Email: chadwick.william.stouffer@emory.edu

Certification: American Board of Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member: 2017


Dr. Stouffer earned his MD from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, completed his general surgery residency at Michigan State University, and did his fellowship in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the University of Florida. Prior to joining Emory, he held positions at East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group in Knoxville, the Savannah campus of Mercer University School of Medicine, Savannah Vascular and Cardiac Institute, and Savannah's Memorial Health University Medical Center, where he was co-medical director of the structural heart program.

Dr. Stouffer's primary clinical location is the cardiothoracic surgery service at Grady Memorial Hospital, which is directed by Dr. Brent Keeling. In addition to assisting Dr. Keeling with further developing the cardiac and thoracic surgery services at Grady, Dr. Stouffer is building a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) practice at the hospital. Dr. Stouffer is also a member of the structural heart and valve center at Emory University Hospital Midtown.


View Dr. Stouffer's publications in PubMed.


  • Grady Memorial Hospital

  • Emory University Hospital

  • Emory University Hospital Midtown

  • Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

  • The Emory Clinic


  • MD, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Class of 2003

  • General Surgery Residency, Grand Rapids Campus, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, 2003-2008

  • Fellowship in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Florida, 2008-2010

Honors and Awards

  • University of Florida Health Shands Customer Service Key Award, 2008, 2009, 2010

  • Resident Scholarship Recipient, Society of Thoracic Surgeons Endografting Symposium, 2008

  • Best Surgery Research Presentation, Community Health Research Day, Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center (MERC), 2008

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident of the Year, Michigan State University/Grand Rapids MERC, 2007

Current Organizational Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow

  • American Medical Association

  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons

  • Southern Thoracic Surgical Association

Clinical Interests

  • Complex aortic surgery

  • Valvular heart disease

  • Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR)

  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)

  • General thoracic surgery

  • Adult cardiac surgery

Research Interests

  • Catheter base structural heart therapies

  • Thoracic aortic surgery

  • Resident education