"Patients come first! That is why we come to work everyday. Optimizing the treatment and care plan based on each individual patient's condition results in the best long term outcomes. "
Education & TrainingM.D.
Indiana University School of Medicine | Indianapolis | 1986
University of Minnesota Medical School - Twin Cities | Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery | Minneapolis | 1994
Northwestern Memorial Hospital | General Surgery | Chicago | 1991
Practice, Specialty or Service
School of Medicine
Chair, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Areas of Interest
Trials in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery | Heart Transplantation | Ventricular Assist Devices | Complex Coronary Artery Disease | Tumors of the Heart
- Named Co-Chair for the NIH-sponsored Gordon Research Conference on Mechanical Circulatory Support for the 2017 meeting
- Awarded 2010 ARGI Physician of the Year by Medical News
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