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Deborah Announces Appointment of Gregory S. Domer, MD as Chair, Vascular Surgery

Gregory Domer
Vascular Surgeon, Gregory Domer, MD

Paul Burns, MD, Chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Deborah Heart and Lung Center has announced the appointment of Gregory S. Domer, MD, of Moorestown, as new Chair, Vascular Surgery, and Vascular Surgery Fellowship Director.

Dr. Domer joins Deborah from St. Luke’s University Health Network where he served as Program Director, Vascular Surgery Fellowship, and as an Attending Vascular Surgeon. Prior to that he was Medical Director of Vascular Surgery at Atlanticare Regional Medical Center; Program Director, Vascular Surgery Fellowship Program at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; and spent time in a variety of vascular surgery positions at Crozer Keystone Health System and Nazareth Hospital. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Temple University School of Medicine.

A graduate of Arizona State University, Dr. Domer went to medical school at St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies; did his residency at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Medical Center; his Vascular Surgery fellowship at UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson University Medical School; and served an Endovascular Fellowship at Union Medical Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

Board certified in Vascular Surgery, Dr. Domer is licensed in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgery, the American Society of Angiology, and the International Society for Vascular Surgery. Also certified in hyperbaric medicine, Dr. Domer holds numerous specialty training certifications. Besides surgery, his specialty interests include aortic and carotid disease, limb preservation interventions, and dialysis access.

Dr. Domer is a member of many vascular, and endovascular, national and international professional organizations, ensuring that he has access to information on the latest techniques, treatments, and procedures in his field. He has also been singled out multiple times by regional magazines and rating organizations as a “Top Doc.”

A prolific researcher and writer, Dr. Domer has been widely published in periodicals including Journal of Vascular Surgery, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Endovascular Today, and American Surgery, as well as contributions to many book chapters advancing knowledge in his field. In addition to being a sought-after speaker and presenter at national and international symposia, he has sat on numerous professional committees, and has participated in varied clinical trials.

Throughout his career Dr. Domer has spent considerable time and energy in mentoring and teaching the next generation of vascular surgeons, both through his teaching at the Temple University School of Medicine, his leadership of Fellowship Programs at the hospitals where he worked, and the professional organizations he participates in.

“We are delighted that Dr. Domer is joining Deborah,” said Dr. Burns. “His energy, enthusiasm, and impeccable surgical credentials will make him an excellent fit with our surgery department. As well, since Deborah is one of the country’s leading teaching hospitals, I am confident that Dr. Domer’s reassuring presence, extensive knowledge, and tremendous commitment to mentoring will play a pivotal role in continuing to build a strong vascular fellowship program here. We’re very excited to have him on board.”

In his spare time, Dr. Domer enjoys time with his family, exploring unique and remote destinations, playing golf, and gourmet cooking.

Deborah Heart and Lung Center in Browns Mills, NJ is an 89-bed teaching hospital that specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, research, and treatment of heart, lung, and vascular diseases. Founded in 1922, Deborah has been a regional and nationally recognized leader throughout its 100-year history, during which time it has healed 2.3 million patients from every corner of the United States and 87 countries in the world. From performing the first open heart surgeries (adult and pediatric) in New Jersey, to running one of the highest volume left-ventricular assist device (LVAD) implant programs in the region, Deborah has stood at the forefront of medical innovation, all while never wavering from its founding mission “there is no price on life.” Deborah is consistently recognized as a leader in patient care from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, ranked among the top hospitals in New Jersey for patient satisfaction; holds a top-tier Society of Thoracic Surgeons rating which places Deborah among the best cardiac surgery programs in the country; and is designated a national Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group. Deborah is an Alliance member of the Cleveland Clinic Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute.