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Daniel S. Woolley, MD, FACS

Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

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Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates

7101 Jahnke Rd, Suite 500
Richmond, VA 23225

About Daniel S. Woolley

Daniel Woolley, MD, FACS, graduated Magna Cum Laude from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA, before attending medical school at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his general surgical residency and surgical research fellowship at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Cooper Hospital University Medical Center in Camden, NJ before moving to Richmond, VA to complete his cardiothoracic surgery residency at the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Woolley also completed a cardiothoracic transplant fellowship at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, WI.

Dr. Woolley is board-certified in thoracic surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Woolley has specialized expertise conducting esophageal surgical procedures and endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (ETS) procedures which treat palmar hyperhidrosis. Prior to joining Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates, he served as a cardiothoracic surgeon at DuBois Regional Medical Center in DuBois, IA, and the Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Reading, PA.

He has received numerous academic and patient-focused medical awards, participated in multiple clinical trials and research studies. He has held several academic and professional appointments in the thoracic surgery field and has several published works. Special research areas of interest for Dr. Woolley include transplant immunology, mediators of sepsis, Xeno transplantation, and Chimerism. An active member of the medical community, Dr. Woolley is a fellow in the American College of Surgeons and is a member of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.


Medical School
Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Cardiothoracic Surgery: Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA
General Surgery: Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center, Camden, NJ

Cardiothoracic Transplantation Fellow: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Surgical Research Fellow: Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center, Camden, NJ

Certifications & Memberships

Board Certifications:

  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Professional Memberships:

  • Fellow - American College of Surgeons
  • International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Phi Beta Kappa



Languages Spoken



Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Thoracic Surgery

Office Locations

Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates
7101 Jahnke Rd
Suite 500
Richmond, VA 23225
Phone: (804) 320-2751

Additional Locations

Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates - Henrico Doctors' Hospital

7605 Forest Ave , Suite 302
Richmond, VA 23229
Phone: (804) 282-8777

Tri-Cities Office

930 South Avenue, Suite C
Colonial Heights, VA 23834