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Francis D Ferdinand , MD

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Medical Group:

Cardiac Surgery

Primary Office:

Lankenau MOB East, Suite 361
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA  19096

Office Phone: 610.649.6420
Specialties Accepting New Patients
Cardiac Surgery
  Board Certified in 1997
Yes
General Surgery
  Board Certified in 1995
No
Age: 56     Gender: M
Second Languages: Spanish
Italian
Years in practice: 16
Areas of Clinical Interest: Cardiovascular Surgery Research
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass
Circulatory Disorders
Atherosclerosis

Medical Schools:

  • Autonomous University of Guadalajara School of Medicine
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine

Internship:
Flushing Hospital & Medical Center

Residency:
Medical College Hospital of Pennsylvania

Fellowship:
University of Chicago Hospital

Primary Affiliation:  Lankenau Medical Center

* Members of the Main Line Health medical staff are affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital.

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Office Information

Location:
Lankenau MOB East, Suite 361
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA  19096

TEL: 610.649.6420 FAX: 610.649.4689
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Cardiac Surgery
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA  19096

TEL: 610.649.6420 FAX: 610.649.4689

View Map | Get Directions

Access Information:
Public Transportation, Handicap Access

Hours:Weekdays



Statement of Practice Philosophy

Quality Cardiac Surgery

Titles

Academic Titles:
Assistant Professor of Surgery - Jefferson Medical College

Clinical/Dept Titles:

Surgical Director, Cardiovascular Quality & Strategy - Main Line Health
Associate Investigator, Lankenau Institute for Medical Research
Campus Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery - Paoli Hospital

Recent Clinical Studies Published

MANUSCRIPT REVIEWER:

The American Journal of Cardiology
Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

CURRENT RESEARCH

Principle Investigator: PREVENT IV - A Phase III, Multi-Center Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Ex Vivo Treatment with CGT003 of Coronary Vein Grafts in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Procedures. US FDA IND> Corgetech Inc.

Principle Investigator: Mitroflow Synergy PC Stented Pericardial Valve Clinical Study Protocol #SYNPCR-01. US FDA IDE. CarboMedics Inc.

Principle Investigator: EVLUTION Off-Pump Study - Study comparing Angiomax (bivalirudin) to Heparin with Protamine reversal in Patients Undergoing Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass (OP-CAB)Surgery. Protocol #TMC-BIV-01-07. US FDA IND> The Medicines Company.

Principle Investigator: Atheroprotective Activity of Statins, ACE-Inhibitors and Ca Channel Blockers in Humans. Mary L. Smith Charitable Trust.

Co-Principle Investigator: Statins Inhibit Peroxy Nitrite-Mediated Vascular Dysfunction. Cardiovascular Institute of Philadelphia.

Co-Principle Investigator: An Observational, Prospective Evaluation fo the SJM Toronto Bioprostehsis with BiLinx(TM) Protocol 0004 US FDA IDE> G010017. St. Jude Medical, Inc.

Collaborating Investigator: The Role of hnRNP-K in SMC Proliferation in Atherosclerosis and Restenosis. AHA-pending.

PUBLICATIONS

Ferdinand FD, Pepper JR, Khaghani A, Edwards S, Yacoub MH. Clinical and hemodynamic results of 174 aortic valve replacements with a stentless porcine valve. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg (Submitted)

Koh TW, Carr-White G, Ferdinand FD, deSouza AC, Pepper JR, Gibson DG. Effects of coronary occulusion on left ventricular function with and without collateral supply during beating heart coronary artery surgery. Heart 1999:81;285-291.

Carr-White GS, Glennon S, Edwards S, Ferdinand FD, deSouza AC, Yacoub MH. Pulmonary autograft versus aortic homograft for re-replacement of the aortic valve: Results of a prospective randomized trial. Circulation 1999; 100: II 103-106.

Carr-White GS, Kon M, Kon TW, Ferdinand FD, deSouza AC, Pennel J, Yacoub, MH. Magnetic resonance imaging of right ventricular function after pulmonary autograft surgery. Circulation 1999; 100: II 36-41.

Koh TW, Carr-White GS, deSouza AC, Ferninand FD, Hooper J, Kemp M, Gibson DG, Pepper JR. Intraoperative cardiac troponin T and lactate metabolism during coronary artery surgery: Comparison of beating heart with conventional coronary artery surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass. Heart 1999:81(5): 495-500.

Foody JM, Ferdinand FD, Pearce GL, Lytle B, Cosgrove DM, Spiecher DL. HDL perdicts survival in post-CABG men: 20-year experience from The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Circulation 2000; 102: III 90-94.

Tulenko TN, Summer AE, Chen M, Huang Y, Laury-Kleintop L, Ferdinand FD. The smooth muscle cell membrane during atherogenesis: A potential target for amlodipine in atheroprotection. Am Heart J 2001;141:S1-10

Ferdinand FD, Sutter FP, Goldman SM. Clinical use of stentless aortic valves with standard and minimally invasive surgical techniques. Seminars in Thorac & Cardiovasc Surg 2001;13: 283-290.

Foody JM, Ferdinand FD, Galusha D, Rathore SS, Masoudi FA, Havranek EP, Nilasena D, Radford MJ, Krumholz HM. Patterns of secondary prevention in older patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting during hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction. Circulation 2003; 108: II 24-28.

ABSTRACTS

Ferdinand FD, Trace C, Sutter FP, Ingerman MJ, Letwin LB, Goldman SM. Favorable impact on deep sternal wound infections following open heart surgery with initiation of a quality of care process. J Invasive Cardiology 2000; 12:577.

Ferdinand FD, Trace C, Priest BP, Sutter FP, Kowey PR, Goldman SM. Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery: Less may be more. Heart Surg. Forum 2001; S81.

Laury-Kleintop LD, Ferdinand FD, Tulenko TN. Amlodipine inhibits of angioplasty-induced intimal hyperplasia in cholesterol-fed rabbits. FASEB J 2001 (In Press)

Tulenko TN, Huang Y, Ferdinand FD, Laury-Kleintop LD. Influence of serum cholesterol on hn RNP-K expression in SMC and severity of intimal hyperplasia following balloon angioplasty in rabbits: Inhibition by amlodipine. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 2001; 21.

Laury-Kleintop LD, Ferdinand FD, Tulenko TN. Localization of hn RNP0-K protein in lesions formed after balloon-angioplasty and CABG. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 2001; 21.

Huang Y, Laury-Kleintop LD, Ferdinand FD, Tulenko TN. Alterations in gene expression following cholesterol enrichment of the plasma membrane in human coronary artery SMC. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 2001; 21.

Ferdinand FD, Laury-Kleintop LD, Huang Y, Kahn M, Brown J, Tulenko TN. Synergistic role between serum cholesterol and balloon injury on severity of intimal hyperplasia. Owen H. Wangensteen Surgical Forum, Volume III, 2001.

Ferdinand FD, Trace C, Sutter FP, Goldman SM. Implantation of new technology/techniques into clinical practice utilizing a process improvement system. Am Heart J. 2001 (In press)

Ferdinand FD, Trace C, Sutter FP, Goldman SM. Minimally Invasive Stentless Aortic Valve Replacement.Heart Surgery Forum 2002 (In press)

Ferdinand FD, Galusha D, Wang Y, Radford MJ, Krumholz HM, Micale Foody J. Elderly CABG Patients Least Likely to Receive Evidence-based Secondary Prevention. Circulation 2003 (In press)

Ferdinand FD, Goldman SM, for the Toronto SPV Post-Approval Clinical Investigators. Outcomes After Stentless Aortic Valve Replacement with Concomitant CABG Procedure. The Journal for Heart Valve Disease (In press)

Ferdinand FD, Blackman B, Huang Y, Barbee K, Tulenko TN. Cholesterol Enrichment of the Plasma Membrane Alters the Shear-Sensing Element in Bovine Aortic Endothelial Cells. JACC 2003 (Submitted)

Ferdinand FD, Trace C, Sutter FP, Goldman SM. Change management: Bringing New Technology into Clinical Practice. Heart Surgery Forum 2003; 6:540.

Ferdinand FD, Goldman Sm, for the Toronto SPV Post-Approval Clinical Investigators. Age-related outcomes after aortic valve replacement with a stentless bioprosthesis. (Submitted to AATS).

PRESENTATIONS

Increased benefit of more than one arterial graft in CABG patients with diabetes. Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH. June 11, 1999.

Overview of Surgical Therapy for Heart Failure. Cardiology Grand Rounds, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA. January 5, 2000

Moderator for Secondary Prevention in CAGB Patients. Arden Theater Company, Philadelphia, PA. January 20, 2000

Favorable impact on deep sternal wound infections following open-heart surgery with initiation of a quality care process. 2nd Scientific Forum on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovacular Disease and Stroke - American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology. Washington, DC. April 9-11, 2000

Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery: Less May be More. 38th Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Association for Thoracic Surgery. Southampton Princess, Bermuda. October 5-8, 2000

Internal Mammary Artery Composite/T-Grafts for Arterial Grafting. 38th Annual Meeting of The Pennsylvania Association for Thoracic Surgery. Southampton Princess, Bermuda. October 5-8, 2000

Thoracic Incisions. Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA. November 30, 2000

Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery: Less May Be More. 4th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery. Munich, German. June 27-30, 2001

Implantation of New Technology/Techniques into Clinical Practice Utilizing a Process Improvement System. 3rd Scientific Forum or Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke - American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology, Washington, DC. September 30-October 1, 2001

Synergistic Role between Serum Cholesterol and Balloon Injury on Severity of Intimal Hyperplasia. 87th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons. New Orleans, LA. October 7-12, 2001

Beating Heart Surgery. 9th Annual Update in Cardiology, MLH Heart Center, Marriott-West Conshohocken, PA. April 20, 2002

Innovations in Cardiac Surgery. Second Annual Lankenau Residents MRCP Dinner, Ardmore, PA. May 17, 2002

Minimally Invasive Stentless Aortic Valve Replacement. 5th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery. New York, NY. June 20-23, 2002

Heart Failure: The New Vascular Biology Imperative to Blunt Progression. Continuing Medical Education Seminar, Holy Redeemer Hospital and Medical Center, Meadowbrook, PA. January 8, 2003

Change Management: Bringing New Technology into Clinical Practice. 6th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery. San Francisco, CA. June 19-21, 2003

Outcome After Stentless Aortic Valve Replacement with Comcomitant CABG Procedure. Second Biennial Meeting of the Society for Heart Valve Disease. Paris France. June 28-July 1, 2003

Recent Honors, Awards, Citations

Housestaff Clinical Research Award
Charles Huggins Research Conference
Department of Surgery
The University of Chicago
Contemporary Results of Orthotopic Cryopreserved Allograft Aortic Valve Replacement
May 6, 1995

Community/Team Clinical Affiliations

Member Pennsylvania District #5 Committee
Committee on Aplicants of the American College of Surgeons

Current Memberships and Activities

Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
American Heart Association


  • Fellow, The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
  • Vice President - International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery (ISMICS)
  • Council on Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery
  • Council on Circulation
  • Fellow, The Philadelphia Academy of Surgeons
  • Uiveristy of Chicago Surgical Society
  • Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Montgomery County Medical Society

GENERAL

Specialties: Cardiac Surgery (Board Certified in 1997) - Accepting New Patients
General Surgery (Board Certified in 1995) - Not Accepting New Patients
Age: 56     Gender: M
Second Languages: Spanish
Italian
Years in practice: 16

Medical Schools:

  • Autonomous University of Guadalajara School of Medicine
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine

Internship:
Flushing Hospital & Medical Center

Residency:
Medical College Hospital of Pennsylvania

Fellowship:
University of Chicago Hospital

Primary Affiliation:  Lankenau Medical Center

* Members of the Main Line Health medical staff are affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital.

Titles

Academic Titles:
Assistant Professor of Surgery - Jefferson Medical College

Clinical/Dept Titles:

Surgical Director, Cardiovascular Quality & Strategy - Main Line Health
Associate Investigator, Lankenau Institute for Medical Research
Campus Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery - Paoli Hospital


PRACTICE

Practice Name:
Cardiac Surgery

appointment icon Location:

Lankenau MOB East, Suite 361
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA  19096
TEL: 610.649.6420 FAX: 610.649.4689
transportation icon Access Information:  Public Transportation,Handicap Access
hours icon Hours: Weekdays
Areas of Clinical Interest: Cardiovascular Surgery Research
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass
Circulatory Disorders
Atherosclerosis

Statement of Practice Philosophy

Quality Cardiac Surgery

Patient Population
  • Adult
  • Geriatric
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • HMO
  • PPO
  • Self-Pay

PUBLICATIONS & CITATIONS

Recent Clinical Studies Published

MANUSCRIPT REVIEWER:

The American Journal of Cardiology
Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

CURRENT RESEARCH

Principle Investigator: PREVENT IV - A Phase III, Multi-Center Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Ex Vivo Treatment with CGT003 of Coronary Vein Grafts in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Procedures. US FDA IND> Corgetech Inc.

Principle Investigator: Mitroflow Synergy PC Stented Pericardial Valve Clinical Study Protocol #SYNPCR-01. US FDA IDE. CarboMedics Inc.

Principle Investigator: EVLUTION Off-Pump Study - Study comparing Angiomax (bivalirudin) to Heparin with Protamine reversal in Patients Undergoing Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass (OP-CAB)Surgery. Protocol #TMC-BIV-01-07. US FDA IND> The Medicines Company.

Principle Investigator: Atheroprotective Activity of Statins, ACE-Inhibitors and Ca Channel Blockers in Humans. Mary L. Smith Charitable Trust.

Co-Principle Investigator: Statins Inhibit Peroxy Nitrite-Mediated Vascular Dysfunction. Cardiovascular Institute of Philadelphia.

Co-Principle Investigator: An Observational, Prospective Evaluation fo the SJM Toronto Bioprostehsis with BiLinx(TM) Protocol 0004 US FDA IDE> G010017. St. Jude Medical, Inc.

Collaborating Investigator: The Role of hnRNP-K in SMC Proliferation in Atherosclerosis and Restenosis. AHA-pending.

PUBLICATIONS

Ferdinand FD, Pepper JR, Khaghani A, Edwards S, Yacoub MH. Clinical and hemodynamic results of 174 aortic valve replacements with a stentless porcine valve. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg (Submitted)

Koh TW, Carr-White G, Ferdinand FD, deSouza AC, Pepper JR, Gibson DG. Effects of coronary occulusion on left ventricular function with and without collateral supply during beating heart coronary artery surgery. Heart 1999:81;285-291.

Carr-White GS, Glennon S, Edwards S, Ferdinand FD, deSouza AC, Yacoub MH. Pulmonary autograft versus aortic homograft for re-replacement of the aortic valve: Results of a prospective randomized trial. Circulation 1999; 100: II 103-106.

Carr-White GS, Kon M, Kon TW, Ferdinand FD, deSouza AC, Pennel J, Yacoub, MH. Magnetic resonance imaging of right ventricular function after pulmonary autograft surgery. Circulation 1999; 100: II 36-41.

Koh TW, Carr-White GS, deSouza AC, Ferninand FD, Hooper J, Kemp M, Gibson DG, Pepper JR. Intraoperative cardiac troponin T and lactate metabolism during coronary artery surgery: Comparison of beating heart with conventional coronary artery surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass. Heart 1999:81(5): 495-500.

Foody JM, Ferdinand FD, Pearce GL, Lytle B, Cosgrove DM, Spiecher DL. HDL perdicts survival in post-CABG men: 20-year experience from The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Circulation 2000; 102: III 90-94.

Tulenko TN, Summer AE, Chen M, Huang Y, Laury-Kleintop L, Ferdinand FD. The smooth muscle cell membrane during atherogenesis: A potential target for amlodipine in atheroprotection. Am Heart J 2001;141:S1-10

Ferdinand FD, Sutter FP, Goldman SM. Clinical use of stentless aortic valves with standard and minimally invasive surgical techniques. Seminars in Thorac & Cardiovasc Surg 2001;13: 283-290.

Foody JM, Ferdinand FD, Galusha D, Rathore SS, Masoudi FA, Havranek EP, Nilasena D, Radford MJ, Krumholz HM. Patterns of secondary prevention in older patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting during hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction. Circulation 2003; 108: II 24-28.

ABSTRACTS

Ferdinand FD, Trace C, Sutter FP, Ingerman MJ, Letwin LB, Goldman SM. Favorable impact on deep sternal wound infections following open heart surgery with initiation of a quality of care process. J Invasive Cardiology 2000; 12:577.

Ferdinand FD, Trace C, Priest BP, Sutter FP, Kowey PR, Goldman SM. Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery: Less may be more. Heart Surg. Forum 2001; S81.

Laury-Kleintop LD, Ferdinand FD, Tulenko TN. Amlodipine inhibits of angioplasty-induced intimal hyperplasia in cholesterol-fed rabbits. FASEB J 2001 (In Press)

Tulenko TN, Huang Y, Ferdinand FD, Laury-Kleintop LD. Influence of serum cholesterol on hn RNP-K expression in SMC and severity of intimal hyperplasia following balloon angioplasty in rabbits: Inhibition by amlodipine. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 2001; 21.

Laury-Kleintop LD, Ferdinand FD, Tulenko TN. Localization of hn RNP0-K protein in lesions formed after balloon-angioplasty and CABG. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 2001; 21.

Huang Y, Laury-Kleintop LD, Ferdinand FD, Tulenko TN. Alterations in gene expression following cholesterol enrichment of the plasma membrane in human coronary artery SMC. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 2001; 21.

Ferdinand FD, Laury-Kleintop LD, Huang Y, Kahn M, Brown J, Tulenko TN. Synergistic role between serum cholesterol and balloon injury on severity of intimal hyperplasia. Owen H. Wangensteen Surgical Forum, Volume III, 2001.

Ferdinand FD, Trace C, Sutter FP, Goldman SM. Implantation of new technology/techniques into clinical practice utilizing a process improvement system. Am Heart J. 2001 (In press)

Ferdinand FD, Trace C, Sutter FP, Goldman SM. Minimally Invasive Stentless Aortic Valve Replacement.Heart Surgery Forum 2002 (In press)

Ferdinand FD, Galusha D, Wang Y, Radford MJ, Krumholz HM, Micale Foody J. Elderly CABG Patients Least Likely to Receive Evidence-based Secondary Prevention. Circulation 2003 (In press)

Ferdinand FD, Goldman SM, for the Toronto SPV Post-Approval Clinical Investigators. Outcomes After Stentless Aortic Valve Replacement with Concomitant CABG Procedure. The Journal for Heart Valve Disease (In press)

Ferdinand FD, Blackman B, Huang Y, Barbee K, Tulenko TN. Cholesterol Enrichment of the Plasma Membrane Alters the Shear-Sensing Element in Bovine Aortic Endothelial Cells. JACC 2003 (Submitted)

Ferdinand FD, Trace C, Sutter FP, Goldman SM. Change management: Bringing New Technology into Clinical Practice. Heart Surgery Forum 2003; 6:540.

Ferdinand FD, Goldman Sm, for the Toronto SPV Post-Approval Clinical Investigators. Age-related outcomes after aortic valve replacement with a stentless bioprosthesis. (Submitted to AATS).

PRESENTATIONS

Increased benefit of more than one arterial graft in CABG patients with diabetes. Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH. June 11, 1999.

Overview of Surgical Therapy for Heart Failure. Cardiology Grand Rounds, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA. January 5, 2000

Moderator for Secondary Prevention in CAGB Patients. Arden Theater Company, Philadelphia, PA. January 20, 2000

Favorable impact on deep sternal wound infections following open-heart surgery with initiation of a quality care process. 2nd Scientific Forum on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovacular Disease and Stroke - American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology. Washington, DC. April 9-11, 2000

Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery: Less May be More. 38th Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Association for Thoracic Surgery. Southampton Princess, Bermuda. October 5-8, 2000

Internal Mammary Artery Composite/T-Grafts for Arterial Grafting. 38th Annual Meeting of The Pennsylvania Association for Thoracic Surgery. Southampton Princess, Bermuda. October 5-8, 2000

Thoracic Incisions. Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA. November 30, 2000

Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery: Less May Be More. 4th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery. Munich, German. June 27-30, 2001

Implantation of New Technology/Techniques into Clinical Practice Utilizing a Process Improvement System. 3rd Scientific Forum or Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke - American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology, Washington, DC. September 30-October 1, 2001

Synergistic Role between Serum Cholesterol and Balloon Injury on Severity of Intimal Hyperplasia. 87th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons. New Orleans, LA. October 7-12, 2001

Beating Heart Surgery. 9th Annual Update in Cardiology, MLH Heart Center, Marriott-West Conshohocken, PA. April 20, 2002

Innovations in Cardiac Surgery. Second Annual Lankenau Residents MRCP Dinner, Ardmore, PA. May 17, 2002

Minimally Invasive Stentless Aortic Valve Replacement. 5th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery. New York, NY. June 20-23, 2002

Heart Failure: The New Vascular Biology Imperative to Blunt Progression. Continuing Medical Education Seminar, Holy Redeemer Hospital and Medical Center, Meadowbrook, PA. January 8, 2003

Change Management: Bringing New Technology into Clinical Practice. 6th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery. San Francisco, CA. June 19-21, 2003

Outcome After Stentless Aortic Valve Replacement with Comcomitant CABG Procedure. Second Biennial Meeting of the Society for Heart Valve Disease. Paris France. June 28-July 1, 2003

Recent Honors, Awards, Citations

Housestaff Clinical Research Award
Charles Huggins Research Conference
Department of Surgery
The University of Chicago
Contemporary Results of Orthotopic Cryopreserved Allograft Aortic Valve Replacement
May 6, 1995

Community/Team Clinical Affiliations

Member Pennsylvania District #5 Committee
Committee on Aplicants of the American College of Surgeons

Current Memberships and Activities

Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
American Heart Association


  • Fellow, The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
  • Vice President - International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery (ISMICS)
  • Council on Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery
  • Council on Circulation
  • Fellow, The Philadelphia Academy of Surgeons
  • Uiveristy of Chicago Surgical Society
  • Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Montgomery County Medical Society

Membership on the medical staff of any of our hospitals does not constitute an employment or agency relationship.

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