1. Minnesota


  1. Cardiac Surgery
  2. Transplant Center


  1. Resident - Cardiothoracic Surgery Stanford University Hospital
  2. Resident - General Surgery Johns Hopkins
  3. Resident - General Surgery, Nuffield Department of Surgery John Radcliffe Hospital
  4. Research Fellowship - Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Baylor College of Medicine
  5. Resident - General Surgery Johns Hopkins
  6. Research Fellowship - Summer Research Fellowship, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute National Institutes of Health
  7. Internship - General Surgery Johns Hopkins
  8. MD - Medical Doctorate Harvard Medical School
  9. BS - Biology United States Air Force Academy


  1. American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Academic rank

  1. Assistant Professor of Surgery


  • Heart and lung transplantation
  • Mechanical circulatory support
  • Minimally invasive cardiac surgery
  • Complete arterial revascularization for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
  • Off-pump CABG
  • Aortic surgery


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