Qualifications and experience
- Thoracic and Cardiac, Heart and Circulation - Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Heart and Circulation - Congenital Heart Disease, Heart and Circulation - Heart Valve Diseases, Surgery - Adult Cardiac Surgery, Surgery - Cardiothoracic - Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Surgery - Cardiothoracic Surgery, Surgery - Heart Transplant Surgery, Surgery - Open Heart Surgery, Surgery - Transplant Surgery
- Languages spoken
University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program (1997)
University of Colorado (1998)
The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia (1999)
University of Colorado (1989)
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (1988)
University of Colorado (1995)
University of Denver (CO) (1984)
- Clinical interest for patients
I am interested in neonatal and congenital cardiac surgery, congenital and acquired diseases of the mitral valve, atrioventricular valve repair in children and adults, and pediatric cardiac transplantation.
- Research interest for patients
My research focuses on myocardial preservation and endothelial cell function. I am currently conducting clinical projects studying outcomes following a variety of congenital cardiac surgical conditions. In addition, I have ongoing studies examining biologic differences between normal and pathologic heart valves in pediatric patients.