Meet Our Team

David Kalfa, MD, PhD
Director, Pediatric Heart Valve Center
Assistant Professor of Surgery at CUMC
Department : Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Emile Bacha, MD
Chief of Cardiac Surgery
Department: Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Julie Vincent, MD
Chief of Pediatric Cardiology
Department: Pediatric cardiology

Alejandro Torres, MD
Director, Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Department: Pediatric cardiology

Paul J. Chai, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery at CUMC
Department: Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Damien LaPar, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery at CUMC
Department: Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Lindsay Freud, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Department: Pediatric cardiology

Kydanis Clase, CCRC
Clinical Research Coordinator of the Pediatric Heart Valve Center
Department: Congenital Cardiac Surgery