David A. Bull, MD

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Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Professor, Surgery
Sarver Heart Center Jack G. Copeland Endowed Chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Michael Drummond Distinguished Professor of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
(520) 626-7754
davidbull@email.arizona.edu

David A. Bull, MD, joined the Sarver Heart Center team as professor and chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery in the UA Department of Surgery and as the UA Sarver Heart Center Jack G. Copeland Endowed Chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Michael Drummond Distinguished Professor of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery.

“We welcome Dr. Bull’s clinical and research focus areas, which provide additional expertise to our strong cardiothoracic surgery team, which includes Drs. Scott Lick, Zain Khalpey and Toshinobu Kazui,” said Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, director of the UA Sarver Heart Center and chief of cardiology.

Dr. Bull returns to Arizona from the University of Utah, where he was a professor of surgery, chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and program director of the Thoracic Surgery Residency Program. He specializes in heart, lung and esophageal surgery, heart and lung transplantation and the implantation of mechanical circulatory support devices.

Dr. Bull received his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco. He completed his general surgery residency at the UA, followed by a fellowship in vascular surgery at the UA and a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Utah. He joined the University of Utah School of Medicine faculty in 1994.

Dr. Bull’s research efforts focus on the development of new therapies to promote myocardial recovery and the development of novel immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer.