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

3108 Queeny Tower
Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza 
St. Louis, MO 63110
Telephone: 1-314-361-6084
blasbergc@wustl.edu



Associate Editors

Niv Ad, MD
Morgantown, WV USA 

A. Rüçhan Akar, MD
Ankara, Turkey

Tohru Asai, MD, PhD
Otsu, Shiga, Japan

Edward M. Bender, MD
Corvallis, OR USA

Piotr Suwalski, MD, PhD
 Warsaw, Poland

Donna E. Maziak, MD
Ottawa, ON Canada

Noedir A. G. Stolf, MD, PhD
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Grayson H. Wheatley, III, MD
Nashville, TN USA




Editorial Board

Husam H. Balkhy, MD
Chicago, IL USA

Nikolaos Bonaros, MD
Innsbruck, Austria​

Johannes O. Bonatti, MD
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Antonio M. Calafiore, MD
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Davy C. H. Cheng, MD
London, ON Canada​

Robert W. Emery, Jr., MD
Tucson, AZ USA

Volkmar Falk, MD
Berlin, Germany

Changqing Gao, MD
Beijing, China

Mattia Glauber, MD
Milano, Italy

Donald D. Glower, MD
Durham, NC USA

Paul F. Grundeman, MD, PhD
Utrecht, The Netherlands

Vassilios Gulielmos, MD
Thessaloniki, Greece

Michael E. Halkos, MD
Atlanta, GA USA

Sari D. Holmes, PhD
Morgantown, WV USA ​

Marjan Jahangiri, MD
London, United Kingdom

Vivek S. Jawali, MD
Bangalore, India

Bob B. Kiaii, MD
London, ON Canada

Young Tae Kim, MD, PhD
Seoul, Korea

Jennifer S. Lawton, MD
Baltimore, MD USA

Eric J. Lehr, MD, PhD
Seattle, WA USA

Virginia R. Litle, MD
Boston, MA USA

Saqib Masroor, MD
Miami, FL USA​
















Spencer J. Melby, MD
St. Louis, MO USA

Xu Meng, MD
Beijing, China

Simon C. Moten, MD
Melbourne, Australia

Calvin S. H. Ng, MD
Hong Kong, China


Takashi Nitta, MD, PhD
Tokyo, Japan


Nirav C. Patel, MD

New York, NY USA

John R. Pepper, FRCS
London, United Kingdom

Hermann Reichenspurner, MD, PhD
Hamburg, Germany

Scott I. Reznik, MD
Dallas, TX USA


Harold G. Roberts, MD

Aventura, FL USA

Evelio Rodriguez, MD
Nashville, TN USA

Ricardo Sales dos Santos, MD
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sahin Senay, MD
Istanbul, Turkey


John A. Spratt, MD
Charleston, SC USA


Vinod H. Thourani, MD
Atlanta, GA USA


Go Watanabe, MD, PhD
Tokyo, Japan


Timo Weimar, MD

Stuttgart, Germany


Benny Weksler, MD
Memphis, TN USA

Gerhard Wimmer-Greinecker, MD, PhD
Bad Bevensen, Germany