Dr. Jonathan W Haft joined the faculty in 2005 after completing his training in General Surgery, Critical Care, and Thoracic Surgery at the University of Michigan. He is the director of the Extracorporeal Life Support Program, replacing the legendary program founder, Dr. Robert Bartlett. His interests include the use of mechanical circulatory support for heart failure and shock, critical care, and heart transplantation. Additionally, he is the associate director of the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center and he is the division chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Hospital.
Spurlock DJ, Ranney DN, Fracz E, Mazur DE, Bartlett RH, Haft JW. In vitro testing of a novel blood pump designed for temporary extracorporeal support. ASAIO J. 58(2):pp. 109-14. Mar-April 2012. Spurlock DJ, Koch K, Mazur D, Fracz EM, Bartlett RH, Haft JW. Preliminary In Vivo Testing of a Novel Pump for Short-Term Extracorporeal Life Support. Ann Thorac Surg. Ann. Thorac. Surg., 93;141-146, January 2012. Spurlock DJ, Toomasian JM, Romano MA, Cooley E, Bartlett RH, Haft JW. A Simple Technique to Prevent Limb Ischemia During Veno-Arterial ECMO Using The Femoral Artery: The Posterior Tibial Approach. Perfusion, 27(2): pp. 141-145, March 2012.
Chapters in Books
Bartlett RH, Haft JW. Chapter 32, Artificial Lungs. Advanced Therapy in Thoracic Surgery, Second Edition. Kenneth L. Franco, MD, Joe B. Putnam Jr., MD. Published by B.C. Decker Inc. pp. 398-406; 2005. Haft JW, Bartlett RH. Extracorporeal Life Support for Respiratory Failure. Current Surgical Therapy, Ninth Edition. John L. Cameron, MD. Published by Mosby-Elsevier 2007. Haft JW. Chapter 19, The Heart: I. Surgical Treatment of Acquired Cardiac Disease. Current Diagnosis and Treatment Surgery, Thirteenth Edition. Gerard M. Doherty, MD. Published by McGraw Hill Medical pp. 359-391; 2010. Haft JW. Chapter 83, Ischemic Heart Disease. Greenfield’s Surgery Scientific Principles & Practice, Fifth Edition. Michael W. Mulholland, MD, Phd, Keith D. Lillemoe, MD, Gerard M. Doherty, MD, Ronald V. Maier, MD, Diane M. Simeone, MD, Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr., MD. Published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins pp. 1462-1482; 2011. Haft JW. Artificial Lungs. Cardiothoracic Surgery Review. Vinod H. Thourani and Kenneth L. Franco. Published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;1 Edition, pp. 1249-12-53; 2012. Haft JW, Firmin R. Adult Cardiac Support. ECMO Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Support in Critical Care 4th Edition, pp. 323-330; 2012.