Leadership Roles

  1. Chair, Cardiac Surgery, Minnesota

Location

  1. Minnesota

Departments

  1. Children's Center
  2. Transplant Center
  3. Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  4. Pediatric Cardiology
  5. Cardiac Surgery

Education

  1. Fellow - Congenital Cardiac Surgery and Transplantation Loma Linda University Medical Center
  2. Resident - Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  3. Chief Resident - General Surgery Georgetown University Hospital, Georgetown University
  4. Resident - Surgery Georgetown University Hospital, Georgetown University
  5. Research Fellowship - Surgery Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  6. Resident - General Surgery Georgetown University Hospital, Georgetown University
  7. Internship - General Surgery Georgetown University Hospital, Georgetown University
  8. MD School of Medicine, Georgetown University
  9. BA - Biology/Spanish Fordham University

Certifications

  1. American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  2. American Board of Thoracic Surgery
  3. American Board of Surgery

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Surgery

Professional Highlights

  • Chair, Workforce on Adult Congenital Heart Surgery, Society for Thoracic Surgery, 2010-present
  • Chair, Charitable Initiative
  • Director, American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Interests

  • Pediatric and adult congenital heart surgery
  • Reoperative cardiac surgery
  • Valve repair
  • Robotic assisted repair of valve and congenital heart defects (minimally invasive)
  • Arrhythmia surgery
  • Heart transplantation

Publications

See my publications

Research

See a description of research activities.