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W. Randolph Chitwood Jr., M.D., FACS, FRCS (Eng)
Senior Associate Vice-Chancellor for Health Affairs
Director, East Carolina Heart Institute
Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
Greenville, North Carolina
252.744.4822

Curriculum Vitae

Original Research

Chitwood WR Jr. First complete totally endoscopic mitral valve repair in North America. Presented at: Fourth Annual Meeting of NewEra Cardiac Care; January 4, 2001; Dana Point, Calif.

Nifong LW, Chitwood WR Jr. A complex mitral valve repair using a robotic surgical system. Presented at: Fourth Annual Meeting of New Era Cardiac Care; January 5, 2001; Dana Point, Calif.

Nifong LW, Elbeery JR, Chitwood WR Jr. A complete mitral valve repair using a robotic surgical system. Presented at: Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons; January 29, 2001; New Orleans, LA.

Nifong LW, Chitwood WR Jr. Robotic mitral valve surgery: a videoscopic future. Presented at: 87th Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons; October 9, 2001; New Orleans, La.

Nifong LW, Chu V, Chitwood WR Jr. Innovative suture technology in mitral valve surgery. Presented at: Fifth Annual Meeting of NewEra Cardiac Care; January 4, 2002; Dana Point, Calif.

Chu VF, Nifong LW, Young JA, Sorrell VL, Chitwood WR Jr. Alfieri mitral valve repair using da Vinci robot. Presented at: Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons; January 29, 2002; Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Reade CC, Bower CE, Maziarz DM, Conquest AM, Sun YS, Nifong LW, Chitwood WR Jr. Nitinol U-clips in robotic assisted mitral valve repair: a sheep model. Sixth Annual Meeting of NewEra Cardiac Care; January 4, 2003; Laguna Nigel, Calif.

Bolotin G., Kypson AP, Nifong LW, Chitwood WR Jr. Video-assisted mitral valve repair and left atrial ablation through a right mini-thoracotomy. Sixth Annual Meeting of NewEra Cardiac Care; January 4, 2003; Laguna Nigel, Calif.

Chitwood WR Jr. Robotic Mitral Valve Operation. Presented at: Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons; January 30, 2003; San Diego, Calif.

Chitwood WR Jr. Robotics and the Future. Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery; May 2003; Boston, Mass.

Chitwood WR Jr., Nifong LW, Argenziano M, Smith C. Multi-center Robotic Mitral Valve Repair Trial Using da Vinci. Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery; May 2003; Boston, Mass.

Gil Bolotin, Alan P Kypson, Clifton C Reade, Victor F Chu, Wiley L Nifong, W Randolph Chitwood Jr. Should a video-assisted mini-thoracotomy be the approach of choice for re-operative mitral valve surgery? Bi-annual Scientific Meeting, Society for Heart Valve Disease; June 2003; Paris, France.

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