Expert Qualifications

This highly qualified Professor of Cardiac Surgery is double board certified in general and thoracic surgery. He completed Fellowship training in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Congenital Heart Surgery, and Heart Transplant & Device Surgery at the prestigious UCLA Medical Center. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology as well as a member of multiple professional organizations including the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, and the American Heart Association. He has published 31 peer-reviewed journal articles and is frequently invited to lecture as a guest speaker both nationally and internationally.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: TX
  • B.A., Cornell University
  • M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • M.B.A., Hospital Administration
  • J.D. Candidate, Concord Law School
  • Residency, General Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Surgery, UCLA Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Congenital Heart Surgery, UCLA Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Heart Transplant and Assist Device Surgery, Ochsner Clinic Foundation
  • Board Certification: General Surgery
  • Board Certification: Thoracic Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • Member, International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Member, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Member, American Society of Artificial Internal Organs
  • Published, 31 Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
  • Lectures, Invited Guest Speaker, Nationally & Internationally
  • Former, Medical Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rush Foundation Hospital
  • Former, Assistant Professor, University Hospitals Health System/Case University
  • Former, Professor Cardiac Surgery, Major University
  • Former, Chief of Card Surgery, Major University
  • Current, Director of Surgery for Advanced Heart Failure, Major Hospital

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