University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Claude Deschamps, MD
Claude Deschamps, MD

Claude Deschamps, MD

Professor of Surgery
President & CEO, UVM Medical Group
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs


Contact Information
E-mail: Claude.Deschamps@uvm.edu
Office Location:
FAHC Executive Office, Patrick 318

Education

MD, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada,  1979
Internship & General Surgery Residency, University of Montreal Affiliated Hospitals, Quebec, Canada 1979 - 1984
Thoracic Surgery Residency, University of Montreal Affiliated Hospitals, Quebec, Canada  1984 - 1985
Research Fellowship, Thoracic Diseases Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN   1985 - 1987
Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Residency, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN  1987 - 1989

Academic Appointments

Professor of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT  2013 - Present
Chair, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN  2005 - 2013
Joseph I. and Barbara Ashkins Professor of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN  2010 - 2013
Professor of Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN  2002 - 2013
Associate Professor of Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN  1996 - 2002
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 1991 - 1996
Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada 1989 - 1991

Awards and Honors

America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly--2012

Best Doctors in America, 2005, 2007 - 2008

America's Top Doctors - National Castle Connolly Guide--2003 - 2006

Who's Who in Medical Sciences Education--2005

Publications

Hamaji M1, Hiraoka K, Jaroszewski DE, Deschamps C. Modified Robicsek procedure for pectus excavatum in adult patients .Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2014 Jan 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Krishnamohan P, Shen KR, Wigle DA, Allen MS, Nichols FC 3rd, Cassivi SD, Harmsen WS, Deschamps C. Bullectomy for symptomatic or complicated giant lung bullae. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Feb;97(2):425-31.

Hamaji M1, Cassivi SD, Shen KR, Wigle DA, Allen MS, Nichols FC, Deschamps C. The outcome of pulmonary resection for invasive fungal infection complicating haematological malignancy. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Feb;45(2):e1-5.

Krishnamohan P, Allen MS, Shen KR, Wigle DA, Nichols FC 3rd, Cassivi SD, Harmsen WS, Deschamps C. Long-term outcome after laparoscopic myotomy for achalasia. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg   2014 Feb;147(2):730-7.

Kunkala MR, Deschamps C. Delayed esophageal diverticulum formation after stent-based treatment of perforation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Jan;147(1):e5-8.

Cook DJ, Thompson JE, Prinsen SK, Dearani JA, Deschamps C. Functional recovery in the elderly after major surgery: assessment of mobility recovery using wireless technology. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Sep;96(3):1057-61.

Said SM, Cassivi SD, Allen MS, Deschamps C, Nichols FC 3rd, Shen KR, Wigle DA. Minimally invasive resection for mediastinal ectopic parathyroid glands. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Oct;96(4):1229-33.

Cook DJ, Manning DM, Holland DE, Prinsen SK, Rudzik SD, Roger VL, Deschamps C. Patient engagement and reported outcomes in surgical recovery: effectiveness of an e-health platform. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Oct;217(4):648-55.

Wu X1, Wang L, Ye Y, Aakre JA, Pu X, Chang GC, Yang PC, Roth JA, Marks RS, Lippman SM, Chang JY, Lu C, Deschamps C, Su WC, Wang WC, Huang MS, Chang DW, Li Y, Pankratz VS, Minna JD, Hong WK, Hildebrandt MA, Hsiung CA, Yang P. Genome-wide association study of genetic predictors of overall survival for non-small cell lung cancer in never smokers. Cancer Res. 2013 Jul 1;73(13):4028-38.

Seder CW1, Allen MS, Cassivi SD, Deschamps C, Nichols FC, Olivier KR, Shen KR, Wigle DA.  Stage IIIA non-small cell lung cancer: morbidity and mortality of three distinct multimodality regimens. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 May;95(5):1708-16.

Deschamps' Publications on PubMed