Education

Residency
Surgery/Thoracic Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1997
Residency
Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1995
Internship
Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1991
Fellowship
Cardiology, UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 1990
Residency
Internal Medicine, UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 1989
Internship
Internal Medicine, UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 1987
Degree
MD, Emory University School of Medicine, 1986

Medical Board Certifications

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 1998
Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1989

Gender

Male

State License

G62746
  • About Me

    About Me

    • Professor of Surgery and Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
    • William E. Conner Chair in Cardiothoracic Transplantation
    • Director, UCLA Heart, Lung, and Heart-Lung Transplant Programs

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  • Locations

    UCLA Cardiothoracic Surgery

    (primary location)
    Address
    10833 Le Conte Avenue
    Suite 62-186 CHS
    Los Angeles, California 90095
    Phone
    310-825-5841
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
    American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 1998
    Internal Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 1989

    Education

    Residency
    Surgery/Thoracic Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1997
    Residency
    Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1995
    Internship
    Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1991
    Fellowship
    Cardiology, UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 1990
    Residency
    Internal Medicine, UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 1989
    Internship
    Internal Medicine, UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 1987
    Degree
    MD, Emory University School of Medicine, 1986
  • Clinical Interests
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Root Repair
    • Aortic Valve Surgery
    • Assist Devices
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Septal Defect Repair
    • Chest Malignancies
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
    • Heart
    • Heart Lung Transplant
    • Heart Transplant
    • Lung
    • Lung Cancer & Chest Malignancies
    • Lung Nodule
    • Lung Transplant
    • Maze Procedure (for atrial fibrillation)
    • Mediastinal Lymphadenopathy
    • Mediastinal Tumor
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Mitral Valve Surgery
    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Pericardial Window
    • Pericardiectomy
    • Pneumothorax
    • Robotic Surgery
    • Sarcoma
    • Thoracic Cancer
    • Thoracic Oncology
    • Thoracoscopy
    • Thymoma
    • Thymus
    • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
    • Ventricular Aneurysms Repair
    • Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Research

    Research Interest

    • Improvement in Adult Cardiac Surgery Outcomes
    • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
    • Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy/Chronic Rejection in Transplantation
    • Reperfusion Injury in Heart and Lung Transplantation
    • Organ Care System Heart and Lung Transplant Studies
    • PROCEED II Study Protocol
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