Tae H. Song, MD

Thoracic Surgery, Cardiac Surgery (Heart Surgery) | More

Assistant Professor of Surgery Surgical Director, Lung Transplant Program
Director, MCS/ECMO Program

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As a highly skilled surgeon, Tae H. Song, MD, specializes in the treatment of complex cardiac and thoracic conditions. Dr. Song has expertise in heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory support for patients suffering from heart failure. Dr. Song also performs lung transplantation to treat advanced lung disease. Additionally, he is experienced in the surgical management of aortic conditions, including aneurysms and dissections.

Along with his clinical work, Dr. Song is committed to researching the best surgical techniques and treatment options to improve quality of care and patient outcomes. He has also served as the co-investigator on multiple cardiac and thoracic clinical trials.

Medical Education

  • Seoul National University


  • Allegheny General Hospital


  • Allegheny General Hospital


  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2016

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean