MD, Alcala De Henares Univ. Sch. Of Medicine, 1984 - 1990
New York University, Research Fellow, 1996 - 1999
New York University Medical Center, Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2001 - 2003
- Internship & Residency
Maimonides Medical Center, Pediatrics, 1992 - 1993
New York University Medical Center, Surgery, 1993 - 1998
- Board Certifications
American Board Of Surgery - Certified, 2001
American Board Of Thoracic Surgery - Certified, 2004
Get to Know Me
What are some of the specific conditions you treat?
Off pump complex coronary revascularization with non touch technique of the ascending aorta
Myectomy for the treatment of Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy
Complex Mitral valve Repair
Aortic valve repair and aortic root reconstruction
Reoperative valve surgery
Aortic arch aneurysm repair
Surgery for the treatment of atrial fibrillation
Adult Congenital Cardiac procedures
Repair of congenital coronary anomalies
Describe some of your professional highlights.
Director of HOCM program at UOHI
NIH funded investigator
What would you like patients to know about your approach to care?
Individual assessment of each pathology with bespoke treatment algorithms for each and every patient. Broad and comprehensive use of cardiac imaging to enhance diagnostic accuracy. Dynamic testing on patients with HOCM prior to considering surgical intervention.
What inspired you to become a doctor?
My uncle and his work as a medical examiner showed me the consequences of poor medical judgement. Since then, I strive to provide each patient with the best possible analysis and planning for their particular cardiac condition
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