Professor of Surgery, Director of the Collaboration for Organ Perfusion, Protection, Engineering and Regeneration (COPPER)

I specialize in:

  • Transplant
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Heart Failure

Board Certified: Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Topics: adult cardiac surgery; cardiothoracic surgery; heart and lung transplantation; advanced lung disease, including adult respiratory distress syndrome and ECMO/ECLS; minimally invasive cardiothoracic surgery; mechanical circulatory support (ventricular-assist devices); bloodless cardiac surgery

Research: immunobiology of minimally invasive surgery; ischemia reperfusion & surgical stress response; organ regeneration & modification; medical device design; mechanical circulatory support; surgical education