Weill Cornell Medical College Faculty

Alphabetical listing by Last Name: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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
  • 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
  • Voluntary Faculty

  • 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 Obstetrics and Gynecology.
    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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