I was educated and trained at
Harvard Medical School, MA
University of MicHIGAN HEALTH SYSTEM
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery (Thoracic Surgery)
Section Head of General Thoracic Surgery
Associate Program Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency
Comparison of coronary thermodilution and Doppler velocity for assessing coronary flow reserve.
Circulation., Nov;108(18):2198-200 (2003)
Microvascular resistance is not influenced by epicardial coronary artery stenosis severity: experimental validation.
Circulation., May;109(19):2269-72 (2004)
Cyclosporine mitigates graft coronary artery disease in murine cardiac allografts: description and validation of a novel fully allogeneic model.
J. Heart Lung Transplant., Apr;24(4):446-53 (2005)
Early inhibition of caspase-3 activity lessens the development of graft coronary artery disease.
J. Heart Lung Transplant., Jul;24(7):827-32 (2005)
Adenoviral human BCL-2 transgene expression attenuates early donor cell death after cardiomyoblast transplantation into ischemic rat hearts.
Circulation., Jul;114(1 Suppl):I174-80 (2006)
The road to innovation: emerging technologies in surgery.
Bull Am Coll Surg., Jul;92(7):19-33 (2007)
Successful treatment of pulmonary zygomycosis in two transplant recipients with liposomal amphotericin B and partial surgical resection followed by posaconazole.
Mycoses., Mar;53(2):163-7 (2010)
The virtual surgeon: using medical simulation to train the modern surgical resident.
Bull Am Coll Surg., Jul;93(7):26-31 (2008)
Teaching surgery to medical students: perspectives from our mentees.
Bull Am Coll Surg., Jul;93(7):48-53 (2008)
Analysis of cervical esophagogastric anastomotic leaks after transhiatal esophagectomy: risk factors, presentation, and detection.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Jul;88(1):177-84; discussion 184-5 (2009)
Distance alone does not define the value of the posterior mediastinal route for esophageal reconstruction.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Oct;88(4):1390; author reply 1391-2 (2009)
Synchronous pulmonary renal cell carcinoma metastases and primary non-small cell lung cancer.
J Thorac Oncol., Jan;5(1):140-1 (2010)
Update on cardiothoracic surgery resident job opportunities.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Jun;89(6):1853-8; discussion 1858-9 (2010)
Disseminated primary coccidioidomycosis of the chest wall.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Nov;140(5):e78-9 (2010)
Survival comparison of adenosquamous, squamous cell, and adenocarcinoma of the lung after lobectomy.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Sep;90(3):943-8 (2010)
Additional pulmonary nodules in the patient with lung cancer: controversies and challenges.
Clin. Chest Med., Dec;32(4):811-25 (2011)
Repair of nonmalignant postlaryngectomy pharyngotracheal fistula.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Aug;94(2):e37-8 (2012)
Who Performs Complex Noncardiac Thoracic Surgery in United States Academic Medical Centers?