Samuel Pollock, Jr., MD

Pollock_web2Samuel B. Pollock, Jr., MD, FACC, is board-certified in general and thoracic surgery and has been in practice for 34 years. A 1980 graduate with Honors of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington, Dr. Pollock completed his general surgical internship and residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center in 1981 and 1985 respectively. His training concluded with his cardiac surgery residency and fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center in 1988 under John W. Kirklin, MD and Albert D. Pacifico, MD.

Dr. Pollock was an Assistant Professor of Surgery at East Carolina University, Pitt Memorial Hospital in 1988, before moving to Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey at Deborah Heart and Lung Center in 1989. He returned to Kentucky in 1990, serving as Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Louisville from 1990 to 2002, prior to starting a private practice at Baptist Hospital Louisville.

Dr. Pollock has served as a cardiac surgeon at Baptist Health Louisville, Jewish Hospital, Norton Hospital, Norton Audubon Hospital, and University of Louisville Hospital.

His awards, honors and recognition include Francis Massey Award, Fellow American College of Cardiology and Chest Physicians, and Top MD, Consumers Checkbook. He has been selected as a Louisville Magazine Top Doc each year.

Dr. Pollock was born in Madisonville, Kentucky. He graduated from Duke University with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology.