Secondary Logo

Society

​International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President
Niv Ad, MD

President Elect
​Piotr Suwalski, MD, PhD

Vice President
Bob B. Kiaii, MD

Secretary
Husam H. Balkhy, MD​

Treasurer
Vinod H. Thourani, MD

Past President
Anson Cheung, MD

Editor
Ralph J. Damiano, Jr., MD

Director (Europe)
Nikolaos Bonaros, MD

Director (Europe)
Gry Dahle, MD

Director (Non Europe/North America)
Trevor Fayers, FRACS

Director (Thoracic/North America)
Hiran C. Fernando, MD

At-Large Director
Farid Gharagozloo, MD

Director (Europe)
Joerg Kempfert, MD

Director (North America)
Eric J. Lehr, MD, PhD

Director (Thoracic)
Calvin S. H. Ng, MD

Director (North America)
L. Wiley Nifong, MD

At-Large Director
Robinson Poffo, MD

Director (North America)

Harold G. Roberts, Jr., MD

Director
Chunsheng Wang, MD

Cardiac, Program Co-Chair
Tom C. Nguyen, MD

Cardiac, Program Co-Chair
Marc Ruel, MD​

Thoracic, Program Co-Chair
Mara B. Antonoff, MD

Thoracic, Program Co-Chair
Sudish C. Murthy, M.D., Ph.D

Director
Sahin Senay, MD

Director (Thoracic Europe)
Giulia Veronesi, MD


Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society
BOARD OF DIRECTORS


President
Abbas E. Abbas, MD

Vice President
Faiz Y. Bhora, MD

Treasurer
Eric J. Lehr, MD

Secretary
Sharon Ben-Or, MD

Immediate Past President
Michael J. Walker, MD

Program Committee Chair
Doraid Jarrar, MD

Cardiac Chief
Bradley S. Taylor, MD

Thoracic Chief
Africa F. Wallace, MD

Membership Committee Chair
Spencer J. Melby, MD

Membership Committee
Zachary Kon, MD
Andrea Wolf, MD
 
Executive Council

John V. Conte, Jr., MD
Julian Guitron, MD
Benjamin Haithcock, MD
Konstadinos A. Plestis, MD



Japan Robotic Surgery Society
DIRECTORS

President
Go Watanabe, MD, PhD

Makoto Hashizume, MD, PhD
Keiichi Isaka, MD, PhD
Norihiko Ishikawa, MD, PhD
Soichiro Kitamura, MD, PhD
Hiroya Kitano, MD, PhD
Seigo Kitano, MD, PhD
Junjiro Kobayashi, MD, PhD
Seiji Naito, MD, PhD
Hiroshi Nakagawa, MD, PhD
Hiroshige Nakamura, MD, PhD
Hirokazu Noshiro, MD, PhD
Tomoki Shimokawa, MD, PhD
Masaaki Tachibana, MD, PhD
Ichiro Uyama, MD, PhD
Toshiaki Watanabe, MD, PhD




For information about these organizations, contact: the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, 500 Cummings Center, Suite 4550, Beverly, MA 01915 USA; Telephone: 1.978.927.8330; FAX: 1.978.524.8890; E-mail: admin@ismics.org; Website: http://www.ismics.org/; and the Japan Robotic Surgery Society, Department of General and Cardiothoracic Surgery, Kanazawa University, 13-1 Takara-machi, Kanazawa 920-8641, Japan; Telephone: +81-76-265-2355; FAX: +81-76-222-6833; E-mail: info@j-robo.or.jp; Website: http://j-robo.or.jp.