Heart valve surgery with expertise in mitral valve repair and aortic valve pathology, Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD), coronary artery bypass grafting surgery, and heart and lung transplantation. I am the surgical director of our VAD program and the surgical director of our heart transplant program.
I believe in providing the highest quality of care to my patients. I also ascribe to the mission statement of the University of Colorado Hospital.
Golf, my family (wife and two teenage sons keep me busy), and travel.
I serve on numerous national committees through the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. The committees seek to improve the quality of care to cardiac surgery patients.
I provide “shadowing” opportunities for high school and college pre-med students.