Qualifications and experience
- Thoracic and Cardiac, Surgical Critical Care, Surgery, Heart and Circulation, Heart and Circulation - Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Surgery - Cardiothoracic - Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Surgery - Lung Transplant Surgery, Surgery - Adult Cardiac Surgery, Surgery - Open Heart Surgery, Surgery - Transplant Surgery, Heart and Circulation - Heart Diseases, Surgery - Heart Transplant Surgery, Surgery - Cardiothoracic Surgery, Heart and Circulation - Congenital Heart Disease
- Languages spoken
Children's Hospital (Boston) Program (1981)
University of Colorado (1980)
University of Colorado (1975)
Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center (1974)
Northwestern University (IL) (1966)
- Clinical interest for patients
I am interested in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Adult and Pediatric Cardiac Transplantation, Thoracic-Abdominal Aneurysm Surgery, Valve Repair and Replacement Procedures and Lung Transplantation.
More than 450 heart transplants have been performed under my leadership. I am among the first to receive a subspecialty certification in congenital cardiac surgery designated by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.