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John R. Doty, M.D.


Curriculum Vitae
Dr. Doty is actively involved in academic research and clinical outcomes of cardiac surgery.

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Dr. Doty is a cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon at Intermountain Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is a member of the Intermountain Medical Group and is an adjunct associate professor of surgery at the University of Utah. Dr. Doty graduated summa cum laude from Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed both general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery residencies at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. During his general surgery residency, he spent two years in the Cardiac Surgery Research Laboratory at the Johns Hopkins Hospital studying spinal cord protection during aortic surgery and developing the Residents' Section on CTSNet. During his cardiothoracic surgery residency, Dr. Doty also spent several months as a registrar at the Greenlane Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand.

His clinical interests include the surgical treatment of:

  • aortic valve and aortic root disease
  • open and endovascular repair of thoracic aortic aneurysm
  • Marfan syndrome
  • atrial fibrillation
  • minimally invasive valve and fibrillation operations
  • heart failure, including transplantation
  • congenital chest wall deformities
  • adult congenital heart disease
  • superior vena cava obstruction

His research and academic interests include:

  • surgical education and teaching
  • electronic and Internet-based learning
  • clinical outcomes of cardiac surgery

To contact Dr. Doty for questions or an appointment:

  • Call - 1.801.507.3600 or 1.800.227.6192
  • Email -
  • Standard mail - 5169 S. Cottonwood Street, Eccles Outpatient Center, Suite #600, Murray, UT 84107