Amy Hackmann

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery

Areas of treatment:

Lung Transplantation
Heart Transplantation
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Mechanical Circulatory Support
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Valve Repair and Replacement
End Stage Heart and Lung Diseases


  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery


  • Department of Surgery

Amy Hackmann, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • LAC+USC Medical Center
  • Other Locations
  • USC Healthcare Center 2

About this doctor:

Dr. Hackmann is the Surgical Director of Lung Transplantation and an Assistant Professor of Surgery for the University of Southern California. She graduated from UMKC Medical School followed by 5 years of General Surgery residency at the University of South Florida and 2 years of Vascular Biology and Surgery research at Washington University in St. Louis.

Dr. Hackmann completed three years of Cardiothoracic Surgery residency at USC then a year of additional fellowship in Cardiothoracic Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, one of the foremost institutions in this field. She joined the faculty of USC upon completion of her training.

Dr. Hackmann’s practice includes all aspects of complex cardiac surgery, with special interest in heart and lung transplantation, as well as both temporary and permanent mechanical circulatory support. Dr. Hackmann is actively involved in medical student and resident education and contributes to the national resident curriculum.


BA, University of Missouri - Kansas City, Chemistry, 2001
MD, University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine, 2002


University of South Florida, General Surgery, 2002-2009


University of Southern California, Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2009-2012
University of South Florida, Chief Resident in General Surgery, 2008-2009
University of South Florida, General Surgery, 2007-2008
Washington University, Vascular Biology and Surgery Research, 2005-2007
University of South Florida, General Surgery, 2003-2005


University of Pittsburg - Transplant Program, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic/Cardiovascular Surgery, 2012-2013


General Surgery: American Board of Surgery, 2010
Thoracic Surgery: American Board of Surgery, 2013

Professional society memberships:

American College of Surgeons
International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Women in Thoracic Surgery


Undergraduate Dean’s List
Sarah Morrison Student Research Award
St. Louis Friends of UMKC School of Medicine Award for Research
Western Missouri Friends of UMKC Harry S. Jonas Award for Leadership
Member of Mortar Board Honor Society
Member of Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society