Jeremiah T Martin, MB BCh FRCSI FACS

Bio / Education: 

Medical School
The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Dublin, Ireland

General Surgery
Yale University School of Medicine
(The Hospital of Saint Raphael)
New Haven, CT

Lung Transplant/Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

American Board of Surgery (ABS)
American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS)
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (FRCSI)

Surgical Interests
General Thoracic Surgery
Thoracic Oncology
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Surgical Robotics (daVinci)
Foregut surgery


1. PI, 13-LUN-95-MCC: A single-arm, Phase II study of thoracoscopic lung cancer
staging with the use of Intraoperative Ultrasound at the time of definitive
resection.Funding Support: Kentucky Lung Cancer Research Program, $150,000, 2

2. Co-I, 13-LUN-94-MCC: Preoperative Metabolomic Analysis of Primary Lung Cancer
IRB #14-0288-F6A. (Co-I with Dr Andrew Lane of UK Resource Center for Stable
Isotope-Resolved Metabolomics)

3. Co-I, Veno-venous perfusion-induced systemic hyperthermia (vv-PISH) for treatment
of advanced lung cancer: Currently in preparation for a Phase I clinic trial at UK.

Selected Publications: 

Google Scholar Profile:


1.            VanDerPloeg DG, Strong WR, Krohmer SJ, O’Connor WN, Martin JT. Congenital Bronchial Artery to Pulmonary Artery Fistula Presenting as Hemoptysis. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2015;99(1):e19-e20.

2.            Martin JT, Mahan AL, Ferraris VA, et al. Identifying Esophagectomy Patients at Risk for Predischarge Versus Postdischarge Venous Thromboembolism. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2015.

3.            Zanotti G, Hartwig MG, Castleberry AW, et al. Preoperative Mild-to-Moderate Coronary Artery Disease Does Not Affect Long-Term Outcomes of Lung Transplantation. Transplantation. 2014;97(10):1079-1085.

4.            Martin JT, Mahan A, Zwischenberger JB, McGrath PC, Tzeng C-WD. Should Gastric Cardia Cancers Be Treated with Esophagectomy or Total Gastrectomy: A Comprehensive Analysis of 4,996 NSQIP/SEER Patients. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2014.

5.            Martin J, Ferraris VA, Saha SP. Pneumonectomy for nonmalignant disease. Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals. 2014:0218492314521824.

6.            Ferraris VA, Bolanos M, Martin JT, Mahan A, Saha SP. Identification of Patients With Postoperative Complications Who Are at Risk for Failure to Rescue. JAMA surgery. 2014;149(11):1103-1108.

7.            Martin JT, Zwischenberger JB. Artificial lung and novel devices for respiratory support. Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. 2013;25(1):70-75.

8.            Martin JT, Zwischenberger BA, Fabian T. Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Treatment Options and Novel Therapies. Journal of Cancer Therapy. 2013;5:60.

9.            Martin JT, Worni M, Zwischenberger JB, et al. The role of radiation therapy in resected T2 N0 esophageal cancer: a population-based analysis. The Annals of thoracic surgery. 2013;95(2):453-458.

10.          Martin JT, Gloor B, Pietrobon R, D’Amico TA, Worni M. Treatment Modalities for T1N0 Esophageal Cancers. 2013.

11.          Castleberry A, Martin J, Osho A, et al. Coronary revascularization in lung transplant recipients with concomitant coronary artery disease. American Journal of Transplantation. 2013;13(11):2978-2988.

12.          Worni M, Martin J, Gloor B, et al. Does surgery improve outcomes for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma? An analysis using the surveillance epidemiology and end results registry from 1998 to 2008. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2012;215(5):643-651.

13.          Martin JT, Worni M, Zwischenberger JB, Pietrobon R, D'Amico TA, Berry MF. Outcomes after treatment of resectable, node-negative esophageal cancer: A risk-adjusted analysis of the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results registry. Paper presented at: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY2012.

14.          Martin JT, Alkhoury F, O'Connor JA, Kyriakides TC, Bonadies JA. ‘Normal’vital signs belie occult hypoperfusion in geriatric trauma patients. The American surgeon. 2010;76(1):65-69.

15.          Martin JT, Federico JA, McKelvey AA, Kent MS, Fabian T. Prevention of delayed gastric emptying after esophagectomy: a single center's experience with botulinum toxin. The Annals of thoracic surgery. 2009;87(6):1708-1714.

16.          Fabian T, Martin J, McKelvey A, Federico J. Minimally invasive esophagectomy: a teaching hospital's first year experience. Diseases of the Esophagus. 2008;21(3):220-225.