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Hai V. Salfity, MD,MPH

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Surgery | College of Medicine

  • Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery: Duke University School of Medicine
  • General Surgery Residency: Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Research Fellowship: Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Masters of Public Health: Indiana University School of Public Health
  • Medical Degree: Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate Degree: Indiana University-Purdue University (Biology)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Surgery (Certification Date: 20190605) - (Recertification Date: 20211025)


Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Contact Information

Clinical Interests


Cardiothoracic Surgery

Thoracic Surgery

Peer Reviewed Publications

Enos N.; Takenaka H.; Scott S.; Salfity H.V.N.; Kirk M.; Egar M.W.; Sarria D.A.; Slayback-Barry D.; Belecky-Adams T.; Chernoff E.A.G. 11-01-2019. Meningeal Foam Cells and Ependymal Cells in Axolotl Spinal Cord Regeneration Frontiers in Immunology, 10 ,

Salfity H.; Timsina L.; Su K.; Ceppa D.K.; Birdas T. 11-01-2019. Case Volume-to-Outcome Relationship in Minimally Invasive Esophagogastrectomy Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 108 5, 1491-1497

Alnasser S.A.; Salfity H.V.; Klapper J.A.; Hartwig M.G. 10-01-2019. Left Transthoracic Approach for Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation Device LINX Implantation Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 108 4, e225-e227

Hashemi-Sadraei N.; Gbolahan O.; Salfity H.; O'Neil B.; House M.; Shahda S. 10-01-2018. Clinical Characteristics of Patients Experiencing Pathologic Complete Response Following Neoadjuvant American Journal of Clinical Oncology: Cancer Clinical Trials, 41 10, 982-985

Valsangkar N.; Salfity H.; Timsina L.; Ceppa D.; Ceppa E.; Birdas T. 10-01-2018. Operative time in esophagectomy: Does it affect outcomes? Surgery (United States), 164 4, 866-871

Salfity H.; Hartwig M. 09-01-2020. Commentary: The burning questions of reflux management in lung transplantation Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 160 3, 869-870

Salfity H.; Valsangkar N.; Schultz M.; Salfity J.; Stanton-Maxey K.; Zarzaur B.; Feliciano D.; Laughlin M. 07-01-2017. Minimally invasive incision and drainage technique in the treatment of simple subcutaneous abscess i American Surgeon, 83 7, 699-703

Salfity H.; Tong B.C. 06-01-2020. VATS and Minimally Invasive Resection in Early-Stage NSCLC Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 41 3, 335-345

Salfity H.; Hartwig M.G. 05-01-2020. The Robotic Method of Repairing Dysphagia Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, 15 3, 225-228

Halpern S.E.; Gupta A.; Jawitz O.K.; Choi A.Y.; Salfity H.V.; Klapper J.A.; Hartwig M.G. 04-01-2021. Safety and efficacy of an implantable device for management of gastroesophageal reflux in lung trans Journal of Thoracic Disease, 13 4, 2116-2127

Chernoff E.; Sato K.; Salfity H.; Sarria D.; Belecky-Adams T. 02-27-2018. Musashi and plasticity of xenopus and axolotl spinal cord ependymal cells Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, 12 ,