Expert Qualifications

This expert is the head of the Section of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery and the Co-Director of the Congenital Heart Center, at his university. His major clinical interests are in complex congenital heart defect repair. His research interests are in clinical and translational research and are supported by his role as the Co-Founder of the Michigan Congenital Heart Outcomes Research and Discovery (M-CHORD) program. He is the study chair of a 15-center randomized trial comparing techniques for the Norwood operation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome, the first multi-institutional prospective trial ever performed in congenital heart surgery. He is also the Program Director for his university's Congenital Cardiac Surgery Residency.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location, MI
  • BA, University of Pennsylvania
  • MD, Ohio State University
  • Internship, Ohio State University
  • Residency, Surgery, Ohio State University
  • Research Fellow, Division of Transplantation, Ohio State University
  • Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Ohio State University
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Michigan
  • Completed, American Heart Association Six-Day Symposium on Congenital Heart Disease
  • Certified, National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Certified, The American Board of Thoracic Surgery
  • Certified, The American Board of Thoracic Surgery (Congenital Heart Surgery Subspecialty Certificate)
  • Former, Director, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Albany Medical Center
  • Former, Director, International Heart Program, University of Michigan
  • Former, Program Director, Thoracic Residency Program, University of Michigan
  • Former, Surgical Director of the Pediatric Heart Transplant Program, University of Michigan
  • Current, Associate in Cardio and Thoracic Surgery, University affiliated Medical Center
  • Current, Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, Medical College in Ohio
  • Current, Professor of Cardiac Surgery, Major Medical University
  • Current, Program Director, Congenital Cardiac Surgery Fellowship Program, Major University Medical Center
  • Current, Head, Section of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, Major University Medical Center
  • Current, Co-Director, Congenital Heart Center, Major University Medical Center

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