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Faculty Detail    
Campus Address ZRB 724 Zip 0016
Phone  (205) 996-9256
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Medical School  University of Alabama School of Medicine    1998  MD 
Graduate  UAB Hospital    2001  Surgery 
Residency  UAB Hospital    2005  Surgery 
Fellowship  Mayo Clinic    2008  Cardiothoracic Surgery 

American Board of Surgery   
American Board of Thoracic Surgery   

Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Surgery   Surgery - Cardiovascular/Thoracic Professor
Center  Comprehensive Cardiovascular Ctr  Comprehensive Cardiovascular Ctr Professor
Center  General Clinical Research Center  Ctr for Clinical & Translational Sci Professor

Biographical Sketch 
Dr. James E. Davies is an Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Chief of the Sectio of Adult Cardiac Surgery. Dr. Davies is the Surgical Director of the Transcutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) program. His areas of expertise include adult cardiac surgery of the aorta, and valvular surgery.

Research/Clinical Interest
Adult cardiac surgery, Complex aortic surgery, Cardiac valvular surgery, Off pump coronary artery bypass grafting, Transcatheter valvular surgery

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
Davies JE, Taylor DG. Individualisation or standardisation: trends in National Health Service prescription durations in England 1998-2009. Prim Health Care Res Dev. 2013 Apr;14(2):164-74. doi: 10.1017/S146342361200045X. Epub 2012 Oct 3.
PMID: 23031628 
Holman WL, Davies JE, Lin JY, Wang Y, Goldman S, Bakaeen FG, Kelly R, Fremes SE, Lee KK, Wagner TH, Sethi GK; VA CSP 474 Investigators. Consequences of radial artery harvest: results of a prospective, randomized, multicenter trial. JAMA
Surg. 2013 Nov;148(11):1020-3. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3721.  
Davies JE, Barber N, Taylor D. What do community pharmacists do?: results from a work sampling study in London. Int J Pharm Pract. 2014 Oct;22(5):309-18. doi: 10.1111/ijpp.12083. Epub 2014 Jan 14.   PMID: 24423212 
McGiffin DC, Davies JE, Kirklin JK. Reconstructing the infected aortic root with antibiotic impregnated biological glue. J Card Surg. 2014 May;29(3):340-2. doi: 10.1111/jocs.12292. Epub 2014 Jan 17.  PMID: 24433228 
Heslin MJ, Taylor B, Hawn MT, Davies JE, Heslin RT, Mims AH, Morgan JE, Rabun RL, Smedley WA, Morris MS, Reiff DA, McGwin G, Bland KI, Rue LW. A 100% departmental mortality review improves observed-to-expected mortality ratios and University HealthSystem Consortium rankings. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Apr;218(4):554-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2013.12.023. Epub 2013 Dec 25.
PMID: 24529804 

Cardiac surgery, aortic surgery, coronary artery bypass grafting, transcatheter valvular surgery