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Meet the Mechanical Circulatory Program Expert Team

The Mechanical Circulatory Support Program at the Smidt Heart Institute brings together a team of surgeons, cardiologists, specialists and professionals from myriad disciplines. With this multifaceted and highly experienced team, patients have access to world-class treatments for end-stage heart failure.

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Cardiologist, California Heart Center/University Cardiovascular Medical Group
Co-Director, Heart Failure Unit, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Program Director, Post Graduate Education in Interventional Cardiology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
SPECIALTY
IM Cardiology
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Associate Program Director of Post Graduate Medical Education in Heart Failure and Transplantation, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Cardiologist, California Heart Center Foundation University Cardiovascular Medical Group
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IM Cardiology
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Professor, Surgery
SPECIALTY
Surgery-Cardio-Thoracic
SUBSPECIALTY
Lung Transplant
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The Irina and George Schaeffer Distinguished Chair in Cardiac Surgery
Chair, Cardiac Surgery
SPECIALTY
Surgery-Cardio-Thoracic
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Assistant Professor, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Associate Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support Research and Education Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute
Cardiologist, Advanced Heart Failure/Mechanical Circulatory Support/Transplant Cardiology Attending California Heart Center, Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute
SPECIALTY
IM Cardiology
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Associate Program Director, Thoracic Surgery ACGME Fellowship Program
Associate Surgical Director, Heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support
Surgical Co-Director, Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit
SPECIALTY
Surgery-Cardio-Thoracic
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Surgical Director, Heart Transplant
Professor, Surgery
SPECIALTY
Surgery-Cardio-Thoracic
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Associate Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Research and Education Advanced Heart Disease
Cardiologist, Advanced Heart Failure/Mechanical Circulatory Support/Transplant Cardiology Attending, California Heart Center
SPECIALTY
IM Cardiology
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Co-Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Director, Solid Organ Transplant Cardiology Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
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IM Cardiology

Many of the physicians who have medical staff privileges to practice medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center are independent physicians, and not employees or agents of the hospital. These independent physicians bill separately for their services. You should contact your physician to determine their status and billing practices.