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Richard L. Prager, M.D.
Richard L. Prager, M.D.
Richard L. Prager, M.D.
Professor of Cardiac Surgery
Head, Section of Adult Cardiac Surgery
Director, Cardiovascular Center
Program Director, Thoracic Surgery Residency

Cardiovascular Center
1500 E. Medical Center Dr.
Floor 3
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5853
Telephone: 888-287-1082


(Only selected publications are listed as part of a total number of 55 journal publications)

  • Prager RL, Laws K, Bender H. Collective review. Arteriovenous fistula of the lung. Annals of Throacic Surgery 1983;36:231-39.
  • Prager RL. Evolution of aortic valve replacement for native aortic valve endocarditis. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 1993;56:187-189.
  • Prager RL, Fischer CR, Kong B, Byrne JP, et al. The aortic homograft: evolution of indications, techniques, and results in 107 patients. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 1997;64:659-654.
  • Knipp BS, Deeb GM, Prager RL, Williams CY, Upchurch GR Jr, Patel HJ. A contemporary analysis of outcomes for operative repair of type A aortic dissection in the United States. Surgery 2007;142(4):524-8.
  • Khanderia U, Wagner D, Walker P, Woodcock B, Prager R. Amiodarone for atrial fibrillation following cardiac surgery: development of clinical practice guidelines at a university hospital. Clin. Cardiol 2008;31(1):6-10.
  • Patel HJ. Williams DM. Upchurch GR Jr. Dasika NL. Passow MC. Prager RL. Deeb GM. A comparison of open and endovascular descending thoracic aortic repair in patients older than 75 years of age. [Comparative Study. Journal Article] Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2008;85(5):1597-1603; discussion 1603-4.
  • Prager, RL, Kovach, JA. Pericardial constriction. In: Practical Cardiology: Evaluation and Treatment of Common Cardiovascular Disorders. Section Edited by William F. Armstrong, M.D., Book edited by Kim A Eagle, M.D. and Ragavendra R. Baliga, M.D. Published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 2003.
  • Pagani FD, Patel HJ, Prager RL. Chapter 65, Cardiac Tumors. In: Mastery of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Second Edition. Book edited by Larry R. Kaiser, M.D., Irving L. Kron, M.D., Thomas L. Spray, M.D. Published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 2006.