Meet Ohio State's team of cardiac surgery experts

The Division of Cardiac Surgery comprises a comprehensive team of surgeons and staff, all focused on delivering high-quality patient care, contributing to innovations in medicine and educating medical students and postgraduate trainees.

Our Leaders

Our leaders

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Bryan Whitson, MD, PhD

Interim Director, Division of Cardiac Surgery, Medical Director of End-Stage Cardiopulmonary Failure Program

Associate Professor of Surgery

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Mark Galantowicz, MD

Chief, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Nationwide Children's Hospital

Professor of Surgery
Murray D. Lincoln Endowed Chair in Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Our Faculty

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Haichang Li, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
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Bryan Whitson, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Surgery Co-Director, COPPER Lab Director, Thoracic Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support
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Thomas Williams Jr., MD, PhD

Associate Professor-Practice
Emeritus Faculty

Emeritus Faculty

Thomas E. Williams, Jr., MD, PhD Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery

BA: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 1957
MS, MD: The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1963
PhD: Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 1969
Current Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellows

Current Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellows

Madonna Lee, MD Second-year fellow

MD: Michigan State University College of Medicine
Surgery Residency: Rutgers- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Appointment: 2017

Daniel Mansour, MD Second-year fellow

MD: Howard University College of Medicine
Surgery Residency: University of Maryland
Appointment: 2017

Matthew Goodwin, MD, MS First-year fellow

MD: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
Surgery Residency: University of Toledo
Appointment: 2018

Jennifer Nishimura, MD First-year fellow

MD: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Surgery Residency: University of California- Irvine
Appointment: 2018

Administrative Staff

Mary Treon
Administrator, Division of Cardiac Surgery    
614-293-7727                         
Mary.Treon@osumc.edu

Corey Ferguson
Residency Coordinator
614-293-0333

Shelley Keith
Dr. Whitson: 614-685-5695
Dr. Lee: 614-293-4558

Jonda Thomas
Dr. Rushing: 614-293-9327
TBD
Dr. Shukrallah: 614-293-9669       

Kay Yee

Structured Heart Disease Program/TAVR scheduling
614-366-0586