About

Cemil M. Purut, MD is an experienced cardiothoracic surgeon in Salem, Virginia. Dr. Purut is fascinated by the intricacies of the cardiovascular system and the many ways to treat diseases of the heart surgically. Every patient brings new challenges and requires a unique approach tailored to their individual problem. Each day is different and each patient is different which keeps the profession interesting.

Dr. Purut and his wife love snow skiing, hiking and mountain biking. He also enjoys traditional film, nature and landscape photography, as well as various projects in electronics and software design.

Dr. Purut puts patients first in the patient/doctor relationship and works tirelessly to see them through their operation and recovery.

Education

Medical School
Duke University School of Medicine

Internship
Duke University - Surgery

Residency
Duke University

Fellowship
Duke University - Cardiothoracic Surgery

Gender

Male

Languages Spoken

English

Specialties

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
General Surgery

Office Locations

LewisGale Physicians Cardiothoracic Surgery
1802 Braeburn Drive
Salem, VA 24153
Phone: (540) 776-2020