Biography

John Warner, M.D., has served as Chief Executive Officer, UT Southwestern University Hospitals since February 2012. An interventional cardiologist, Dr. Warner was previously the Medical Director of the Doris and Harry W. Bass, Jr. Clinical Center for Heart, Lung and Vascular Disease and later served as Assistant Vice President for Hospital Planning, where he was instrumental in the design and planning of UT Southwestern’s new 460-bed William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital. Dr. Warner received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University and his M.B.A. from the Physician Executive Program at the University of Tennessee. He completed residency training in internal medicine at UT Southwestern, where he served as Chief Resident, and fellowship training in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Warner returned to UT Southwestern in 2003. His research interests have centered on acute coronary syndromes, adult congenital heart disease, risk factors for coronary artery plaque rupture, and progression of atherosclerosis.

Education

Medical School
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (1992)
Internship
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1993), Internal Medicine
Residency
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1996), Internal Medicine
Fellowship
Duke University Medical Center (2000), Cardiology

Clinical Interest

Heart Valve Disorders

  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Disease

General Cardiology

  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Total Occlusion (Heart Artery)
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary Ischemia
  • Family History of Early-Onset Heart Attacks & Strokes
  • Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack)
  • Premature Coronary Artery Disease

Research Interest

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Advanced cardiac imaging
  • Coronary angioplasty and stenting
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Honors & Awards

  • Guidant Interventional Cardiology Fellow
    (2000)
  • Walter l. Floyd Endowed Cardiology Fellowship
    Outstanding Cardiology Fellow, Duke University (1999)
  • Roy Willingham Health Professions Award
    Outstanding Pre-med Student, Abilene Christian University (1987)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Heart Association
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology