Hai Salfity

Hai Viet-Nguyen Salfity , MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Medical Sciences Building

COM Surgery Thoracic - 0558


Undergraduate Degree: Indiana University-Purdue University West Lafayette, IN, 2007 (Biology)

Medical Degree: Indiana University School of Medicine Bloomington, IN, 2011

General Surgery Residency: Indiana University School of Medicine Bloomington, IN, 2018

Research Fellowship: Indiana University School of Medicine Bloomington, IN, 2015

Masters of Public Health: Indiana University School of Public Health Bloomington, IN, 2015

Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery: Duke University School of Medicine Durham, NC, 2021


American Board of Surgery (Certification Date: 06-05-2019 )

Clinical Interests


Cardiothoracic Surgery

Thoracic Surgery


Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery


Peer Reviewed Publications

Salfity H.; Valsangkar N.; Schultz M.; Salfity J.; Stanton-Maxey K.; Zarzaur B.; Feliciano D.; Laughlin M. (07-01-2017. ) Minimally invasive incision and drainage technique in the treatment of simple subcutaneous abscess i .American Surgeon, , 83 (7 ) ,699-703

Chernoff E.; Sato K.; Salfity H.; Sarria D.; Belecky-Adams T. (02-27-2018. ) Musashi and plasticity of xenopus and axolotl spinal cord ependymal cells.Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, , 12 , More Information

Valsangkar N.; Salfity H.; Timsina L.; Ceppa D.; Ceppa E.; Birdas T. (10-01-2018. ) Operative time in esophagectomy: Does it affect outcomes?.Surgery (United States), , 164 (4 ) ,866-871 More Information

Hashemi-Sadraei N.; Gbolahan O.; Salfity H.; O'Neil B.; House M.; Shahda S. (10-01-2018. ) Clinical Characteristics of Patients Experiencing Pathologic Complete Response Following Neoadjuvant.American Journal of Clinical Oncology: Cancer Clinical Trials, , 41 (10 ) ,982-985 More Information

Alnasser S.A.; Salfity H.V.; Klapper J.A.; Hartwig M.G. (10-01-2019. ) Left Transthoracic Approach for Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation Device LINX Implantation.Annals of Thoracic Surgery, , 108 (4 ) ,e225-e227 More Information

Salfity H.; Timsina L.; Su K.; Ceppa D.K.; Birdas T. (11-01-2019. ) Case Volume-to-Outcome Relationship in Minimally Invasive Esophagogastrectomy.Annals of Thoracic Surgery, , 108 (5 ) ,1491-1497 More Information

Enos N.; Takenaka H.; Scott S.; Salfity H.V.N.; Kirk M.; Egar M.W.; Sarria D.A.; Slayback-Barry D.; Belecky-Adams T.; Chernoff E.A.G. (11-01-2019. ) Meningeal Foam Cells and Ependymal Cells in Axolotl Spinal Cord Regeneration.Frontiers in Immunology, , 10 , More Information

Salfity H.; Hartwig M. (09-01-2020. ) Commentary: The burning questions of reflux management in lung transplantation.Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, , 160 (3 ) ,869-870 More Information

Salfity H.; Hartwig M.G. (05-01-2020. ) The Robotic Method of Repairing Dysphagia.Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, , 15 (3 ) ,225-228 More Information

Salfity H.; Tong B.C. (06-01-2020. ) VATS and Minimally Invasive Resection in Early-Stage NSCLC.Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, , 41 (3 ) ,335-345 More Information

Halpern S.E.; Gupta A.; Jawitz O.K.; Choi A.Y.; Salfity H.V.; Klapper J.A.; Hartwig M.G. (04-01-2021. ) Safety and efficacy of an implantable device for management of gastroesophageal reflux in lung trans.Journal of Thoracic Disease, , 13 (4 ) ,2116-2127 More Information