Faculty List

Course Directors

Emile A. Bacha, MD

Calvin F. Barber Professor of Surgery
Director, Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Surgery
NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Paul J. Chai, MD

Director, Pediatric Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Assistance Programs
NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
Assistant Attending Surgeon
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery

Akif Undar, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics, Surgery, and Bioengineering
Founder & Director, Penn State Hershey Pediatric Cardiovascular Research Center
Founder & President, International Society for Pediatric Mechanical
Cardiopulmonary Support

Guest Faculty

Antonio Amodeo, MD

Surgical Director Heart Failure Program
Pediatric Hospital Bambino Gesu
Rome, Italy

Luiz Fernando Caneo, MD, PhD

Affiliate Professor Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
Senior Surgeon — Pediatric Cardiac Division
ECMO Center Director
Heart Institute — University of Sao Paulo Medical School

John M. Costello, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Director, Inpatient Cardiology
Medical Director, Regenstein Cardiac Care Unit
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

William M. DeCampli, MD, PhD

Chief, Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
Professor of Surgery, University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Managing Director, Data Center Congenital Heart Surgeons Society
The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, ON, CA

Francis E. Fynn-Thompson, MD

Associate in Cardiac Surgery
Boston Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School

J. William Gaynor, MD

Professor of Surgery
Daniel M. Tabas Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

Edward Hickey, MD

Cardiovascular Surgeon
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

Viktor Hraska, MD, PhD

German Pediatric Heart Center
Sankt Augustin

Michael Huebler, MD, PhD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Co-Director Congenital Heart Center Zurich
University Children's Hospital Zurich

Hanneke IJsselstijn, MD PhD

Department of Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care
Erasmus MC — Sophia Children's Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Robert D.B. (Jake) Jaquiss, MD

Professor of Surgery
Professor in Pediatrics
Chief, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Duke University School of Medicine

Robert Jarvik, MD

Jarvik Heart, Inc.

Giovanni Battista Luciani, MD

Professor and Head, Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Surgery
University of Verona

Giles J. Peek, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Co-Director, Pediatric Heart Center
Montefiore Health System

Kellie L. Schiavo, CCP

Staff, Perfusionist, Cardiac Center
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Brigitte Stiller, MD

Department of Congenital Heart Defects
Heart Center University of Freiburg

Ravi Thiagarajan, MD, MPH

Senior Associate in Cardiology, Intensive Care Unit
Children's Hospital of Boston
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School

Ross Ungerleider MD, MBA

Professor and Chief, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Brenner Children's Hospital
Wake Forest University
Winston Salem, NC

NewYork-Presbyterian Faculty

Matthew Bacchetta, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Thoracic Surgery
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Director, Adult Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Program
Director, Pulmonary Thromboendartectomy Program
Surgical Director, The Pulmonary Hypertension Comprehensive Care Center
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

Michael Brewer, MS CCP

Chief, Cardiovascular Perfusion
Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

Eva Cheung, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics/Columbia University Medical Center
Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Medicine
Medical Director, Pediatric ECMO

Ganga Krishnamurthy, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Director, Neonatal Cardiac Care
NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Marc Richmond, MD, MS

Associate Medical Director
Program for Pediatric Cardiomyopathy, Heart Failure and Transplantation
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York
Columbia University

Hiroo Takayama, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Co-Director, HCM Program
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Surgery, Office of External Affairs

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