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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Vice Chair of Outreach & Business Development, Cardiac Surgery
Director Emeritus, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Professor, Surgery
Cardiac Surgery

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.