Cardiothoracic Surgery


Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA


Medical School

Wake Forest University


University of Hawaii – General Surgery


University of Utah - Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Michigan - Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery


John Vossler, M.D. is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon at Rady Children's Hospital - San Diego. He attended medical school at Wake Forest University. He completed his residency at the University of Hawaii, serving as the Administrative Chief and receiving the Outstanding Resident Award. Dr. Vossler then completed a Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship at the University of Utah followed by a Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery fellowship at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Vossler has earned several certifications including Epic Certified Physician Builder and Robotic Surgery Certification. In addition to earning his MBA, Dr. Vossler also pursued his interest in regenerative medicine while earning his MS in Molecular Medicine and Translational science.


Traumatic Left Ventricular Aneurysm and Ventricular Septal Defect in a Child.
Vossler JD, Fontes A, Moza R, Menon SC, Wong VL, Husain SA

Predictors of Morbidity Following Enterostomy Closure in Infants: An American College of Surgeons Pediatric National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Database Analysis.
Sakamoto R, Vossler J, Woo R

The Effect of Energy Devices, Nerve Monitors, and Drains on Thyroidectomy Outcomes: An American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Project Database Analysis.
Vossler JD, Karasaki KM, Mahoney RC, Woodruff SL, Murayama KM

Predictors and Consequences of Unplanned Conversion to Open During Robotic Colectomy: An ACS-NSQIP Database Analysis.
Mueller AN, Vossler JD, Yim NH, Harbison GJ, Murayama KM

Predictors and Consequences of Hematoma After Thyroidectomy: An American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Database Analysis.
Mahoney RC, Vossler JD, Woodruff SL, Murayama KM

Outcomes of Anatomic Lung Resection for Cancer Are Better When Performed by Cardiothoracic Surgeons.
Vossler JD, Abdul-Ghani A, Tsai PI, Morris PT

Predictors and consequences of recurrent laryngeal nerve injury during open thyroidectomy: An American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Project database analysis.
Mahoney RC, Vossler JD, Murayama KM, Woodruff SL

The 2020 appropriate use criteria for chronic lower extremity venous disease of the American Venous Forum, the Society for Vascular Surgery, the American Vein and Lymphatic Society, and the Society of Interventional Radiology.
Masuda E, Ozsvath K, Vossler J, Woo K, Kistner R, Lurie F, Monahan D, Brown W, Labropoulos N, Dalsing M, Khilnani N, Wakefield T, Gloviczki P

Outcomes of robotic versus non-robotic minimally-invasive esophagectomy for esophageal cancer: An American College of Surgeons NSQIP database analysis.
Harbison GJ, Vossler JD, Yim NH, Murayama KM

Intercostal nerve cryoablation for control of traumatic rib fracture pain: A case report.
Vossler JD, Zhao FZ

Predictors of Robotic Versus Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair.
Vossler JD, Pavlosky KK, Murayama SM, Moucharite MA, Murayama KM, Mikami DJ

Predictors of laparoscopic versus open inguinal hernia repair.
Pavlosky KK, Vossler JD, Murayama SM, Moucharite MA, Murayama KM, Mikami DJ

Pulmonary Blastoma in an Adult Presenting With Hemoptysis and Hemothorax.
Vossler JD, Abdul-Ghani A

Esophageal Hematoma following Acute Esophageal Barotrauma.
Vossler JD, Abdul-Ghani A

CD133 antibody conjugation to decellularized human heart valves intended for circulating cell capture.
Vossler JD, Min Ju Y, Williams JK, Goldstein S, Hamlin J, Lee SJ, Yoo JJ, Atala A

Anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary arteryin an adult.
Vossler JD, Entrikin DW, Quartermain MD, Kon ND, Ungerleider RM, Ootaki Y

A biomimetic modular polymer with tough and adaptive properties.
Kushner AM, Vossler JD, Williams GA, Guan Z

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