1. Arizona


  1. Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery


  1. BS Northwestern University
  2. MD University of Wisconsin, Madison
  3. Internship - Straight Surgical Northwestern University Hospital, Northwestern University
  4. Resident - General Surgery Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  5. Research Fellowship - Cardiovascular Laboratory - Dr. Kaye Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  6. Resident - Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  7. Mayo Foundation Scholar Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Surgery


  • Diseases of the lungs - cancer, VATS, volume reduction
  • Diseases of the esophagus - cancer, reconstruction, reflux, diverticuli
  • Diseases of the chest wall - tumor
  • Diseases of the mediastinum - thymoma, germ cell tumor, myasthenia gravis
  • Diseases of the trachea - stenosis, cancer


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