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Editorial Board

Editors

Ralph J. Damiano, Jr., MD 
Division of Cardiothoraic Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO USA


Managing Editor

Carol L. Blasberg
St. Louis, MO USA


Associate Editors

A. Ruchan Akar, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
Ankara University School of Medicine
Ankara, Turkey

Tohru Asai, MD, PhD
Department of Surgery
Shiga University of Medical Science
Otsu City, Shiga, Japan

Edward M. Bender, MD
St. Francis Heart Institute
Cape Girardeau, MO USA

Anno Diegeler, MD, PhD
University of Leipzig
Heart and Vascular Clinic GmbH
Bad Neustadt, Germany

 

Kemp H. Kernstine, MD, PhD
Department of Thoracic Surgery
City of Hope National Medical Center
and Beckman Research Institute
Dallas, TX USA

Noedir A.G. Stolf, MD
Department of Thoracic and
Cardiovascular Surgery
Heart Institute of University Sao Paulo
Sao Paolo, Brazil

Grayson H. Wheatley, MD
Arizona Heart Institute
Phoenix, AZ USA

 

 


Editorial Board

Niv Ad, MD
Department of Cardiovascular and
Thoracic Surgery
Fairfax Hospital
Falls Church, VA USA

Antonio Maria Calafiore, MD
Department of Adult Cardiac Surgery
Prince Sultan Cardiac Center
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Davy C. H. Cheng, MD
Department of Anesthesia &
Perioperative Medicine
London Health Sciences Centre
University Hospital
London, ON, Canada

Cliff K.C. Choong, MBBS
Department of Surgery
Monash University
Victoria, Australia

Volkmar Falk, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
University of Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland

Changqing Gao, MD
Institute of Cardiac Surgery
PLA General Hospital
Beijing, China

A. Marc Gillinov, MD
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular
Surgery
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH USA

Paul F. Grundeman, MD, PhD
Division of Heart and Lungs
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
University Hospital Utrecht
Utrecht, The Netherlands

Vassilios Gulielmos, MD
Geniki Kliniki Thessaloniki
Thessalaniki, Greece

Keith A. Horvath, MD
National Heart, Lung and Blood
Institute, NIH
Bethesda, MD USA

Marjan Jahangiri, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
St George's Hospital and Medical School
London, UK

Vivek Jawali, MD
Wockhardt Hospitals
Bangalore, India

Bob B. Kiaii, MD
Division of Cardiac Surgery
University of Western Ontario
London Health Sciences Centre
London, ON Canada

Young Tae Kim, MD, PhD
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Seoul National University Hospital
Seoul, Korea

John L. Knight, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgical Unit
Flinders Medical Centre
Bedford Park, SA Australia

Edgar E. Lama, MD
Hospital Clinica Kennedy
Guayaquil, Ecuador

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jennifer S. Lawton, MD
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Washington University
School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO USA

Francesco Maisano, MD
Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic
Surgery
Instituto Scientifico San Raffaele
Milano, Italy

Saqib Masroor, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI USA

Donna E. Maziak, MD
Division of Thoracic Surgery
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON Canada

Xu Meng, MD
Department of Cardiac Surgery
Anzhen Hospital
Capital Medical University
Bejing, China


Toshiya Ohtsuka, MD
Department of Adult Cardio-Vascular Surgery
Tokyo Metropolitan Trauma Medical Center
Tokyo, Japan

John D. Puskas, MD
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA USA

Hermann Reichenspurner, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
University Heart Center Hamburg
Hamburg, Germany

Eugene K. W. Sim, MD
Gleneagles and Mt. Elizabeth Medical
Center
Singapore, Singapore

Rex D.L. Stanbridge, MD
St. Mary's Hospital
London, UK

Valavanur A. Subramanian, MD
Heart and Vascular Institute
Lenox Hill Hospital
New York, NY USA

Vinod H. Thourani, MD
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA USA

Go Watanabe, MD, PhD
Department of General and Cardiothoracic
Surgery
Kanazawa University School of Medicine
Kanazawa, Japan

Walter Weder, MD
Division of Thoracic Surgery
University of Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland

Kalervo Werkkala, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of
Helsinki, Finland

Gerhard Wimmer-Greinecker, MD, PhD
Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery
Heart and Vascular Center Bad Bevensen
Bad Bevensen, Germany

Anthony P. C. Yim, MD
Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Centre
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China