• Credentials
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  • Professional Education:

    1971-74Undergraduate: University of Manitoba
    1974-78Medical School: University of Manitoba


    Professional Training:

    1978-83Surgical Internship, General Surgical Residency, University of Toronto, Canada
    1983-84Cardiac Clinical and Research Fellow, Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center, San Francisco, California
    1984-87Cardiothoracic Surgical Residency, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland


    Board Certifications:

    • 1978 – Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada
    • 1979 – National Board of Medical Examiners, USA #209271
    • 1983 – Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons, FRCS (C)
    • 1984 – American Board of Surgery, #39798
    • 1989 – American Board of Thoracic Surgery, #4794, Re-cert.2010


    Previous Appointments:

    Boston 7/1987 – 8/1993Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon West Roxbury Veterans’ Administration, Boston
    Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery Boston University School of Medicine
    Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon The University Hospital, Boston
    Visiting Surgeon Boston City Hospital
    Attending Thoracic Surgeon Carney Hospital, Boston
    Baltimore 8/1993 – 8/1997Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore
    Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Inc.
    Washington DC and MD 8/1997 – 10/1999Chief of Cardiac Surgery Washington Adventist Hospital
    New York City 10/1999 – 1/2007Attending Cardiac Surgeon Lenox Hill Hospital, NY
    Cookeville, TN 2007 – 2008Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon Lenox Hill Hospital, NY
    Atlanta GA 7/2008 – 3/2012Executive Director of Surgery, Training, and Business Dev. St. Joseph’s Translational Research Institute
    Atlanta GA 3/2012- presentMedTech Innovation and Training SJTRI Consultant