Weill Cornell Medical College Faculty

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Cardiothoracic Surgery

    Full and Part Time Faculty (Weill Cornell Medical College)

  • Altorki, Nasser Khaled Gerald J. Ford-Wayne Isom Research Professor in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    M.B.,B.Ch. 1977, University of Cairo, Faculty of Medicine (Egypt).Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Avgerinos, Dimitrios V. Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery. M.D. 2002, Athens University Medical School (Greece); Ph.D. 2014, Athens University Medical School (Greece).Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Dannenberg, Andrew Jess Henry R. Erle, M.D. - Roberts Family Professor of Medicine.
    Professor of Medicine in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Professor of Medicine in Surgery.
    B.S. 1978, Tufts University; M.D. 1982, Washington University School of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Gao, Dingcheng Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology.
    B.M. 1995, Binzhou Medical College (China); M.S. 1998, Capital University of Medical Sciences (China); Ph.D. 2003, University of Goettingen (Germany).Research Profile
  • Gaudino, Mario Fulvio Luigi Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery (Interim). M.D. 1994, University of Rome Faculty of Medicine and Surgery (Italy).Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Girardi, Leonard N. O. Wayne Isom Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Chairman of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    B.S. 1985, Harvard University; M.D. 1989, Cornell University Medical College.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Gulkarov, Iosif Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.A. 1997, New York University; M.D. 2001, New York University School of Medicine.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Guy, T. Sloane Associate Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.S. 1989, Wake Forest University; M.B.A. 1992, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania; M.D. 1994, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Harrison, Sebron Wood Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery. M.S. 2002, Mississippi State University; M.D. 2006, University of Mississippi School of Medicine.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Hochreiter, Clare Ann Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine in Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.A. 1972, University of Rochester; M.D. 1976, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Isom, O. Wayne The Terry Allen Kramer Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.A. 1961, Texas Technological University; M.D. 1965, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Krieger, Karl Hemingway Philip Geier Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.A. 1970, Amherst College; M.D. 1975, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Lang, Samuel J. Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery. D.V.M. 1974, Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine; M.D. 1978, University of Alabama School of Medicine.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Lau, Christopher Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.A. 2003, New York University; M.D. 2007, State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Lee, Benjamin Enoch Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.A. 1995, Duke University; M.D. 2001, New York Medical College.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Mack, Charles A. Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.S. 1987, Fordham University; M.D. 1992, Tufts University School of Medicine.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • McGraw, Timothy Edward Professor of Biochemistry.
    Professor of Biochemistry in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    B.A. 1978, University of Chicago; M.A. 1983, New York University; Ph.D. 1985, New York University.Research Profile
  • Mittal, Vivek Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology.
    B.Sc. 1985, St. Joseph's College (India); M.Sc. 1988, Jawaharlal Nehru University (India); Ph.D. 1994, Jawaharlal Nehru University (India).Research Profile
  • Nguyen, Andrew Binh Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.S. 2001, University of California, Riverside; M.S. 2003, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science; M.D. 2007, Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Port, Jeffrey L. Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.A. 1987, State University of New York at Stony Brook; M.D. 1991, New York University School of Medicine.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Salemi, Arash Carrie and David Landew Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.S. 1993, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.D. 1997, Cornell University Medical College.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Sedrakyan, Art Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research.
    Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    M.D. 1994, Yerevan State Medical Institute (Armenia); Sc.D. 1998, Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow (Russia); Ph.D. 2008, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.Research Profile
  • Shostak, Eugene Assistant Professor of Medicine in Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.A. 2003, New York University; M.D. 2007, State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Skubas, Nikolaos Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology.
    Professor of Anesthesiology in Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    M.D. 1988, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Faculty of Medicine (Greece); D.Sc. 2002, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Faculty of Medicine (Greece).Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Stiles, Brendon M. Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.A. 1994, University of Virginia; M.D. 1999, University of Virginia School of Medicine.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Tranbaugh, Robert Frederick Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery. A.B. 1972, Franklin and Marshall College; M.D. 1976, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Worku, Berhane Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.S. 1998, Brown University; M.D. 2003, Harvard Medical School.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Full-Time Faculty (Affiliate Hospitals and Other Institutions)

  • Adusumilli, Prasad S. Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery. M.B.,B.S. 1989, Guntur Medical College of Andhra University (India).Research Profile
  • Bains, Manjit S. Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery. M.B.,B.S. 1963, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (India).Research Profile
  • Baltazar, Ulises Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery in Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery. M.D. 1986, La Salle University School of Medicine (Mexico).Research Profile
  • Bechara, Carlos Fares Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery in Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.S. 1994, American University of Beirut (Lebanon); M.S. 1997, American University of Beirut (Lebanon); M.D. 2001, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (St. Maarten).Research Profile
  • Bhat, Akhlaque Nabi Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery. M.B.,B.S. 1984, Government Medical College, Kashmir University (India).Research Profile
  • Bismuth, Jean Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery in Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.A. 1989, Vassar College; D.P.M. 1994, New York College of Podiatric Medicine; M.D. 1999, University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Medicine (Denmark).Research Profile
  • Bonfils-Roberts, Enrique Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.A. 1956, ; M.D. 1962, University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine (Argentina); Ph.D. 1971, University of Buenos Aires (Argentina); M.Sc. 1990, New York University.Research Profile
  • Bott, Matthew Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.S. 2001, Duke University; M.D. 2005, University of Virginia School of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Bruckner, Brian A. Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.S. 1992, University of Florida; M.D. 1997, University of Florida College of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Chai, Paul J. Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Assistant Professor in Clinical Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.S. 1990, Duke University; M.D. 1994, Duke University School of Medicine.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Chan, Edward Y.H. Assistant Professor of Surgery.
    Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    A.B. 2002, Harvard University; M.D. 2007, University of Texas Medical School at Galveston.Research Profile
  • Chen, Kaifu Assistant Professor of Bioinformatics in Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.S. 2004, Nankai University (China); Ph.D. 2009, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing (China).Research Profile
  • Cooke, John P. Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine in Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.A. 1976, Cornell University; M.D. 1980, Wayne State University School of Medicine; Ph.D. 1985, Mayo Graduate School.Research Profile
  • Downey, Robert John Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.A. 1981, Yale University; M.D. 1985, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.Research Profile
  • Fang, Longhou Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology in Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.S. 2000, Anhui University (China); Ph.D. 2007, Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry (China).Research Profile
  • Garami, Zsolt Assistant Professor of Radiology in Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery. M.D. 1996, University of Debrecen, Faculty of Medicine (Hungary).Research Profile
  • Gaur, Puja Assistant Professor of Surgery.
    Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    B.S. 2000, Texas A&M University; M.D. 2004, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.Research Profile
  • Gillard, Baiba Kurins Assistant Professor of Biochemistry Research in Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.S. 1967, Purdue University; M.A. 1969, Washington University in St. Louis; Ph.D. 1972, Washington University in St. Louis.Research Profile
  • Huang, James Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.A. 1993, Harvard College; M.D. 1998, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; M.S. 2009, Columbia University, School of Public Health.Research Profile
  • Isbell, James M. Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.A. 1994, University of Texas, Austin; B.S. 1999, University of Texas, Austin; M.D. 2003, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School; M.Sc. 2008, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Jones, David R. Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.A. 1985, West Virginia University; M.D. 1989, West Virginia University School of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Lawrie, Gerald Murray Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery in Cardiothoracic Surgery. M.B.,B.S. 1969, Sydney University Medical School (Australia).Research Profile
  • Lumsden, Alan Boyd Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery in Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.M.S. 1978, University of Edinburgh Medical School (United Kingdom); M.B.,B.Ch. 1981, University of Edinburgh Medical School (United Kingdom).Research Profile
  • Mazhar, Rashid Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery. M.B.,B.S. 1982, Dow Medical College (Pakistan).Research Profile
  • Molena, Daniela Associate Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery. M.D. 1996, University of Padova, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery (Italy).Research Profile
  • O'Hara, Walter W. Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery in Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.S. 1988, ; M.D. 1995, Eastern Virginia Medical School.Research Profile
  • Peden, Eric K. Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery in Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.S. 1988, Texas A&M University; M.D. 1993, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.Research Profile
  • Reardon, Michael J. Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.S. 1975, University of Texas, Arlington; M.D. 1978, Baylor College of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Rosales, Corina Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology Research in Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.S. 1999, Michigan State University; M.S. 2006, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston; Ph.D. 2007, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston.Research Profile
  • Rusch, Valerie Williams Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery. A.B. 1971, Vassar College; M.D. 1975, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.Research Profile
  • Sallehuddin, Ahmad Bin Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery. M.B.,B.S. 1984, University of New South Wales School of Medicine (Australia).Research Profile
  • Suarez, Erik Eddie Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.A. 1996, Rice University; M.D. 2001, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.Research Profile
  • Younes, Houssam K. Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular in Cardiothoracic Surgery. M.D. 2003, Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine (Turkey).Research Profile
  • Voluntary Faculty

  • Arora, Jodh Singh Clinical Instructor in Medicine.
    Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    M.B.,B.S. 1963, Government Medical College, Amritsar (India); M.D. 1967, Panjabi University (India).Research Profile
  • Ciaburri, Daniel G. Clinical Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery (Courtesy). B.S. 1979, University of Connecticut; M.D. 1983, University of Connecticut School of Medicine; M.B.A. 2006, Columbia University.Research Profile
  • Herrold, Edmund McMahan Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine.
    Clinical Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    B.S. 1971, Lehigh University; M.D. 1979, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine; Ph.D. 1979, Case Western Reserve University.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Mueller, Richard Louis Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine.
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    B.S. 1983, Brown University; M.D. 1987, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Positano, Rock Gerard Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Podiatry in Medicine.
    Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Podiatry in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    B.A. 1981, New York University; M.S. 1984, New York University; D.P.M. 1988, New York College of Podiatric Medicine; M.P.H. 1989, Yale University; D.Sc. (honoris causa) 2013, New York College of Podiatric Medicine.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Emeritus, Adjunct, and Other Faculty

  • Bacha, Emile Antoine Adjunct Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Professor of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    M.D. 1989, Ludwig Maximillians University Munich, Faculty of Medicine (Germany).Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Benedetto, Umberto Adjunct Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery. M.D. 2003, University of Rome Faculty of Medicine and Surgery (Italy); Ph.D. 2008, University of Rome (Italy).Research Profile
  • Borer, Jeffrey Stephen Adjunct Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine in Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.A. 1965, Harvard University; M.D. 1969, Cornell University Medical College.Research Profile
  • Gelb, Ira Adjunct Professor of Medicine in Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery. A.B. 1948, New York University; M.D. 1951, New York University School of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Kalfa, David Mickael Instructor in Cardiothoracic Surgery (Courtesy).
    Assistant in Clinical Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    M.D. 2010, Universite de la Mediteranee Aix Marsei (France); Ph.D. 2011, Universite Rene Descartes (France).Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Naka, Yoshifumi Adjunct Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Assistant Professor of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.M. 1984, Osaka University Medical School (Japan); Ph.D. 1988, Osaka University Medical School (Japan).Research Profile
  • Oz, Mehmet Adjunct Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Assistant Professor of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.A. 1982, Harvard University; M.B.A. 1986, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania; M.D. 1986, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Peterson, Janey Christine Associate Professor of Clinical Epidemiology in Medicine.
    Associate Professor of Clinical Epidemiology in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Associate Professor of Clinical Epidemiology in Integrative Medicine.
    B.S. 1986, University of Connecticut; M.A. 1990, New York University; Ed.D. 2005, Columbia University; M.S. 2007, Cornell University.Research Profile
  • Quaegebeur, Jan M. Adjunct Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Associate Professor of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    M.D. 1969, Catholic University of Louvain, Faculty of Medicine (Belgium); Ph.D. 1986, State University at Leiden (Netherlands).Research Profile
  • Smith, Craig Richey Adjunct Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Professor of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.A. 1970, Williams College; M.D. 1977, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Spotnitz, Henry M. Adjunct Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    George H. Humphreys II Professor of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.A. 1962, Harvard University; M.D. 1966, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.Research Profile
  • Takayama, Hiroo Adjunct Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.M. 1996, University of Tokyo, Faculty of Medicine (Japan); Ph.D. 2011, University of Tokyo (Japan).Research Profile
  • Takeda, Koji Adjunct Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Assistant Professor of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.M. 1999, Osaka University Medical School (Japan); Ph.D. 2010, Osaka University (Japan).Research Profile
  • Tortolani, Anthony John Professor Emeritus of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery. B.S. 1965, Fordham University; M.D. 1969, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.Research Profile

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