Get to know Thoracic Surgeon Joseph I. Miller Jr., who serves patients in Atlanta, Georgia.
With over 43 years of experience in his field, Dr. Miller Jr. currently practices as a Thoracic Surgeon with Piedmont Heart Institute. He is also affiliated with Piedmont Atlanta Hospital. In his extensive career, he has performed thousands of surgeries, specializing in surgical interventions for esophageal cancer, lung cancer, hyperhidrosis, and more. In 2017, Dr. Miller Jr. received the Emory Gold Medal which is the highest honor the University can bestow. In that year was also awarded the William Waters award voted on by peer review as one of the outstanding members of Piedmont Heart Institute.
Piedmont Heart Institute is a clinical destination for cardiovascular care and a leader in advancing innovative heart and vascular care for patients with even the most complex conditions. At Piedmont Heart Institute, their standard of care – the way they practice medicine every day – is an integrated approach designed by their own cardiovascular leadership. This model of care has gained national recognition for optimizing quality and improving patient outcomes and experiences.
Dr. Miller Jr. received his medical degree in 1965 from the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Upon receiving his medical degree, Dr. Miller Jr. went on to complete his internship and residency at the same University – Emory University School of Medicine. He completed additional training with the Mayo Clinic
He is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He also holds a professional membership with the American College of Surgeons. Furthermore, Dr. Miller Jr. has served as a Director of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and Vice Chairman of the Residency Review Committee for Thoracic Surgery.
Cardiothoracic surgery, also known as thoracic surgery, is the field of medicine involved in surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax (the chest) – generally treatment of conditions of the heart (heart disease) and lungs (lung disease). A thoracic surgeon treats injuries, diseases, and congenital abnormalities in a patient’s chest, with an aim to improve or restore functions.
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