Curriculum Vitae Fritz J. Baumgartner, M.D.

Fritz Baumgartner is a cardiothoracic surgeon practicing in Los Alamitos, CA. He currently provides care to patients at 3791 Katella Ave #201, Los Alamitos, CA 90720.

CURRICULUM VITAE:

  • 1957 September 13 Born, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1975 – 1979 University: Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1980 – 1984 Medical School, UCLA School of Medicine, M.D. Degree
  • 1984 – 1989 Internship and Residency: Surgery, Harbor – UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA
  • 1989 – 1991 Fellowship: Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, University British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
  • 1991 Board Certified, American Board of Surgery, Recertified 1999
  • 1992 Board Certified, American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Recertified 2000

APPOINTMENT:

  • 1992-1997 Assistant Professor of Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA
  • 1995-1997 Head, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
  • 1995-1996 Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery Veterans Administration Hospital, West Los Angeles, CA
  • 1995-1997 Director, National VA Thoracoscopic Surgery Training Course
  • 1997-Present Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA
  • 1997-1999 Pacific Cardiothoracic Surgery Group with Dr. Taro Yokoyma
  • 1993-Present Cardiothoracic/Vascular Surgery, Mercy Medical Center, Redding, CA
  • 2000-Present Vascular Surgery Associates, Long Beach, CA
  • 2006 Physician Assistant Preceptor, University of New England, Biddeford, Maine (Shana Bertin)
  • 1992-Present Attending, University of California Irvine Surgery Program
  • 1994-Present Attending, Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

ACTIVITIES:

  • 1975 – 1976 UCLA Clinical Lab Assistant
  • 1977 UCLA Laboratory of Nuclear Medicine/Radiation Biology Research
  • 1978 UCLA Heart Association Research Fellowship
  • 1978 Loyola Marymount Cell Physiology Lab Teaching Assistant
  • 1979 UCLA Cardiovascular Medicine Research
  • 1979-1980 UCLA Division of Nuclear Medicine Research
  • 1981 UCLA Nuclear Medicine Research
  • 1982 UCLA Nuclear Medicine Research, Dog Anatomy/Surgery Research Course
  • 1994 Sabbatical with Professor Hans G. Borst in Aortic Surgery, Hanover, Germany
  • 1995 Sabbatical with Dr. Dietrich Birnbaum, University Hospital Regensburg, Germany
  • 1997 Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Guest Reviewer

EDUCATION:

  • B.S. in Biology, Loyola Marymount University, California, June 1979
  • M.D., University of California Los Angeles, California, June 1984

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

  • Diplomate, The American Board of Surgery, Sept. 1991. Re-certified 1999
  • Diplomate, The American Board of Thoracic Surgery, June 1992. Re-certified 2000

SURGICAL TRAINING:

  • Internship: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 6/84 -6/85
  • Residencies: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 7/85 – 7/89
  • Fellowship: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Vancouver Hospital, Canada 7/89 -12/91

LICENSURE:

  • State of California (G-55475), July 1995

EXPERIENCES:

  • UCLA Clinical Laboratory Assistant I, Oral Biology/Anatomy Research 1975-1976
  • UCLA Laboratory of Nuclear Medicine/Radiation Biology, Summer 1977
  • UCLA Heart Association Research Fellowship, Summer 1978
  • UCLA Cardiovascular Medicine Research, Summer 1979
  • Loyota Marymount Cell Physiology Lab Teaching Assistant, Fall 1979
  • UCLA Division of Nuclear Medicine Research, Fall/Winter 1979-1980
  • UCLA Nuclear Medicine Research, Summer 1981
  • UCLA Nuclear Medicine Research, Dog Research Course, Summer 1982
  • Sabbatical with Professor Hans G. Borst in Aortic Surgery Hannover, Germany, 9/94
  • Sabbatical with Dr. Dietrich Birnbaum – University Hospital, Regensburg, Germany, 6/95
  • 1997-Present – Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Guest Reviewer

HONORS RECEIVED FROM 1975-1979:

  • Loyola Marymount University Hornor Society
  • Loyola Marymount University Presidential Service Citation
  • Loyola Marymount University Scholar of the Year
  • UCLA Volunteer Awards and Scholarship
  • UCLA Nuclear Medicine & Heart Association Research Fellowships: Alpha Sigma Nu, Alpha Xi, San Pedro Health Scholarship
  • AOA First Place Medical Student Research Award in 1984

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