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Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Cardiothoracic Surgery with expertise in cardiac, thoracic, and vascular surgery. I have experience with robotic surgery, hybrid coronary revascularization, laser revascularization, and minimally invasive surgery. I have knowledge of laser vein practice, heart failure, cardiovascular tissue, heart and lung transplantation, heart valve disease, open heart surgery, thoracic aortic injuries, cerebrovascular events, cardiopulmonary bypass, coronary veins, coronary sinus, aneurysms, ventriculo-atrial fistulas, aortoplasty, artery bypass grafting, heterogeneous emphysema, myocardial preservation, mediastinitis, and surgical infections of the chest. I have over 20 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise


Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes Journal Review and Medical Consultant for Entertainment/Media.


Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes being a Clinical Professor of Surgery, with prior experience as a Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Medical Staff, Attending Surgeon, Medical Director, Specialist Medical Director, Staff Appointment, Director, and Chief.


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
M.D.University of Michigan Medical School
B.S.Biomedical SciencesUniversity of Michigan

Licenses Certifications

Medical Licensure in California and Virginia
National Board of Medical Examiners
American Board of Surgery
Certificate
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certificate

Awards & Affiliation

Patient's Choice Award- 5 Year Honoree
Southern California Super Doctor
Key Professional Media
Vitals Most Compassionate Doctor
Certificate of Recognition
Medscape Reference
International Who's Who of Professional

Primary Affiliation

American Association for Thoracic Surgery


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