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2016 Keynote Speaker
Hans-Hinrich Sievers Hans-Hinrich Sievers, MD
Universitätsklinikum
Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Lübeck
Clinic for Cardiac and Thoracic Vascular Surgery
Lübeck, Germany
 
2016 Honorary Speakers
Gebrine El Khoury Gebrine El Khoury, MD
Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Cliniques Universitaires
Saint-Luc (UCL)
Bruxelles, Belgium
 
Emmanuel Lansac Emmanuel Lansac, MD, PhD
Cardiac Surgeon
Department of Cardiac Pathology
Institut Mutualiste Montsouris
Paris, France
 
2016 Guest Speakers
Robert O. Bonow Robert O. Bonow, MD
Max and Lilly Goldberg
Distinguished Professor of Cardiology
Professor in Medicine-Cardiology
Northwestern University Feinberg
School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois
   
Edward P. Chen Edward P. Chen, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Director, Thoracic Aortic Disease
Medical Director, Perfusion Services
Cardiac Surgery Quality Officer
Emory University Hospital
Atlanta, Georgia
   
Joseph S. Coselli Joseph S. Coselli, MD
Professor of Surgery and Chief
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Immediate Past President of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS)
   
Thomas Gleason Thomas G. Gleason, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director of the Center for Thoracic Aortic Disease
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
   
Karen M. Kim, MD Karen M. Kim, MD
Assistant Professor of
Cardiovascular Surgery
University of Michigan
Health System
Ann Arbor, Michigan
   
Bradley Leshnower Bradley G. Leshnower, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Emory University School
of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia
   
Bonnie Milas Bonnie L. Milas, MD
Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
   
Himanshu Patel Himanshu J. Patel, MD
Associate Professor of Cardiac Surgery
Joe D. Morris Collegiate Professor
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, Michigan
   
Alberto Pochettino Alberto Pochettino, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
   
Benjamin Sohmer Benjamin Sohmer MD, MEd, FRCPC
Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Director of Faculty Development
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
   
Lars Svensson Lars Svensson, MD, PhD
Chairman, Sydell and Arnold Miller
Family Heart & Vascular Institute
Delos M. Cosgrove, MD, Chair for Heart Disease Research
Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
   
Wilson Szeto Wilson Y. Szeto, MD
Professor of Surgery
Surgical Director, Transcatheter Cardio-Aortic Therapies
Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
   
2016 Aortic Fellows
no photo George Arnaoutakis, MD
Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Penn Medicine
Philadelphia PA
   
no photo Christine Herman, MD
Assistant Professor of Cardiac & Vascular Medicine
Vascular Medicine
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
   
no photo Maria L. Rodriguez, MD
Clinical Fellow
Cardiac Surgery
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
   
Ibrahim Sultan Ibrahim Sultan, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Center for Thoracic Aortic Disease
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburg, Pennsylvania