Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery
Education & Training
- Biological Sciences - Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
- Doctor of Medicine - Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
- General Surgery - University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
- Cardiothoracic Surgery - University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
- Congenital Heart Surgery - Children's Hospital Colorado, Denver, CO
Areas of Interests
- Clinical Interests
- Dr. Hanfland's practice is solely dedicated to children and adults with congenital heart disease.
Dr. Robert “Bob” Hanfland is Assistant Professor of Pediatric Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He is board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Southern Illinois University. He completed his General Surgery Residency at the University of Iowa and stayed there as a faculty member in General Surgery and Trauma where he was awarded Faculty Teacher of the Year for General Surgery. He then returned to fellowship training in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Iowa. Following this, Dr. Hanfland completed fellowship training in Congenital Heart Surgery at Children’s Hospital Colorado.
Norwood reconstruction using continuous coronary perfusion: a safe and translatable technique. Turek JW, Hanfland RA, Davenport TL, Torres JE, Duffey DA, Patel SS, Reinking BE, Poston PM, Davis JE. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Jul;96(1):219-23: discussion 223-4. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.03.049. Epub 2013 May 11.
Cystic fibrosis pigs develop lung disease and exhibit defective bacterial eradication at birth. Stoltz DA, Meyerholz DK, Pezzulo AA, Ramachandran S, Rogan MP, Davis GJ, Hanfland RA, Wohlford-Lenane C, Dohrn CL, Bartlett JA, Nelson GA 4th, Chang EH, Taft PJ, Ludwig PS, Estin M, Hornick EE, Launspach JL, Samuel M, Rokhlina T, Karp PH, Ostedgaard LS, Uc A, Starner TD, Horswill AR, Brogden KA, Prather RS, Richter SS, Shilyansky J, McCray PB Jr, Zabner J, Welsh MJ.
The ΔF508 mutation causes CFTR misprocessing and cystic fibrosis-like disease in pigs. Ostedgaard LS, Meyerholz DK, Chen JH, Pezzulo AA, Karp PH, Rokhlina T, Ernst SE, Hanfland RA, Reznikov LR, Ludwig PS, Rogan MP, Davis GJ, Dohrn CL, Wohlford-Lenane C, Taft PJ, Rector MV, Hornick E, Nassar BS, Samuel M, Zhang Y, Richter SS, Uc A, Shilyansky J, Prather RS, McCray PB Jr, Zabner J, Welsh MJ, Stoltz DA.
Disruption of the CFTR gene produces a model of cystic fibrosis in newborn pigs. Rogers CS, Stoltz DA, Meyerholz DK, Ostedgaard LS, Rokhlina T, Taft PJ, Rogan MP, Pezzulo AA, Karp PH, Itani OA, Kabel AC, Wohlford-Lenane CL, Davis GJ, Hanfland RA, Smith TL, Samuel M, Wax D, Murphy CN, Rieke A, Whitworth K, Uc A, Starner TD, Brogden KA, Shilyansky J, McCray PB Jr, Zabner J, Prather RS, Welsh MJ.