It’s an honor to have the opportunity to join this well-respected, world-class heart team.

My mission is to improve the lives of every patient I care for, through ongoing research and great patient care. My goal as a cardiothoracic surgeon is to provide world class care to every patient every time. I approach every patient as if they were my loved one or family member, using the latest surgical modalities of minimally invasive techniques and standard surgical procedures.

The disease process that brought a patient to require our care can be extremely daunting and stressful.

I look forward to being part of this excellent team that will walk through this process with you every step of the way.

I love my job as a cardiothoracic surgeon and being part of this team.
When I am not at work, I enjoy spending time with my family and doing all the great outdoor activities that Colorado has to offer including skiing, hiking, cycling, camping, woodworking and reading history.


Monday: All day
Tuesday: All day
Wednesday: All day
Thursday: All day
Friday: All day
Saturday: All day
Sunday: All day

Qualifications and experience

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Cancers - Lung Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, Circulatory System and Blood Vessel Health - Thoracic aortic aneurysm, Heart and Circulation - Arrhythmia, Heart and Circulation - Coronary Disease, Heart and Circulation - Heart Valve Diseases, Heart and Circulation - Structural Heart Disease, Heart and Circulation - Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), Surgery - Adult Cardiac Surgery, Surgery - Adult General Thoracic Surgery, Surgery - Cardiothoracic Surgery, Surgery - Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Surgery - Open Heart Surgery, Surgery - Robotic Surgery
Languages spoken
University of Cincinnati

Medical School
Michigan State University / West Michigan University

Doctor of Medicine
Michigan State University

Board Certification
Certification Agency Specialty Year
American Board of Thoracic Surgery Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery
Clinical interest for patients
  • Adult cardiac and thoracic surgery
  • Robotic-assisted and standard valve repair / replacement
  • Robotic assisted CABG
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Arrhythmia surgery / Maze for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Aortic surgery
  • Optimizing patient recovery after cardiac / thoracic surgery
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