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Tahta, Stephen A., MD

Tahta, Stephen A. MD

Specialty

Thoracic Surgery

Subspecialty

Cardiac Surgery

Department

Surgery

Organization

Community Physician Group - Thoracic Surgery

Address

2835 Fort Missoula Rd. Ste 204 - Missoula, MT 59804

Phone

(406)-327-3819

Fax

(406)-327-3820

Education

Undergraduate: Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario Canada

Medical School: McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Residency:

General Surgery - McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Cardiothoracic Surgery - McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Fellowship

Heart Valve Surgery Fellowship, International Heart Institute of Montana

Interests

Clinical interests center on: lung cancer, robotic thoracic surgery, atrial fibrillation, and heart valve surgery (valve repair for rheumatic heart valve disease, valve repair for myxomatous mitral valve disease, redo valve operations, minimally invasive valve surgery)


Bio

Medical missions: Addis, Ababa, Ethiopia, 2009, 2010, 2011-operating on children with rheumatic heart valve disease, teaching local staff; Kuwait City, Kuwait, 2010-operating on adult patients and teaching local staff

Chairman, Joint Investigational Review Board of St. Patrick Hospital and Community Medical Center

Co-Director of Medical Research, International Heart Institute of Montana

Faculty Affiliate, Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Montana

CEO, Children's Fund of Ethiopia