Dr. Booth has practiced medicine in Bismarck since 1989. He is a specialist in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery with certifications from the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He is also a certified cardiac device specialist (CCDS) by the Heart Rhythm Society.
Dr. Booth attended Yale University in New Haven, CT and received his B.A. and M.D. from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, M.D.. He did his residency in surgery at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN where he also received a Ph.D. in Physiology and Pharmacology. He did his Thoracic Surgery residency at the Albany Medical Center in Albany, NY.
He joined the Heart and Lung Clinic in Bismarck in 1989, which is now part of CHI St Alexius Health. He practices cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, with special interests in cardiac pacemakers and devices and endovascular surgery. He joined the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences clinical faculty in 1989 and rose to the rank of Clinical Professor of Surgery. Prior to becoming the Associate Dean for the Southwest Campus, Dr. Booth served over a decade as the Southwest Campus Director for Surgery.
Dr. Booth is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Cardiology. He is also a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, The Heart Rhythm Society, The North Dakota Medical Association and the American Medical Association. He is the past president of the North Dakota Medical Association and also a former Director of Noridian Mutual Insurance Company (Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota.)