Curriculum Vitae

 

 

Marc Robert Katz M.D., M.P.H.

 

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114 Doughty St

MSC 295, Suite BM 281

Charleston, SC 29425

843-876-4845

katz@musc.edu

www.HavHrt.com

 

EDUCATION/HONORS:

 

§  1977-81     Tulane Medical School, New Orleans, Louisiana

-        Doctor of Medicine (1981)

-        Master of Public Health (1981)

-        Research Student, Department of Surgery (1980); Ronald C. Nichols, M.D.

-        Department of Surgery, National Public Health Service (1978)

New Orleans Public Health Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana; COSTEP Program

§  1974-77     Adelphi University, Garden City, New York

-        Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude; Departmental Honors in Biology (1977)

-        Beta Beta Beta (1977)

-        Research Student, Department of Biology; John K. Hampton, Ph.D.

§  1973-74     Hobart College, Geneva, New York

-        New York State Regents College Scholarship (1973)

 

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING:

 

§  The Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

      Department of Cardiac Surgery; Aldo R. Castaneda, M.D.

-        7-12/88      Senior Resident, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

 

§  Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia

      Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery; Richard R. Lower, M.D.

-        1986-88     Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellow

                 Department of Surgery; Lazar J. Greenfield, M.D

-        1985-86     Chief Resident

-        1984-85     Senior Assistant Resident

-        1983-84     Assistant Resident

-        1982-83     Junior Assistant Resident

-        1981-82     Internship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

 

§  Fellow, American College of Surgeons (10/15/92)                                  

§  American Board of Thoracic Surgery (#4968) (5/18/90, recertified 1999, 2008)

§  American Board of Surgery (#32835) (12/14/87)

§  Fellow, American College of Cardiology (8/25/1998)

 

LICENSES:

§  Virginia License (#0101033557) (7/1981)

§  South Carolina License AL40396

§  Federal Licensing Exam (6/1981)

 

SIGNIFICANT ACCOMPLISHMENTS

           

     

§  June 2016: Participated in workshop on Partnership in Research at the White House

§  August 2015: The only community LVAD program to have been invited to participate in the Momentum 3 (HeartMate 3) clinical trial

§  January 2014: CareChex ranks Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital as the top hospital in Virginia and tops in the Mid-Atlantic (with Duke) for major cardiac surgery

§  November 2014: Started transcatheter valve program at St. Mary’s hospital beginning with MitraClip and shortly thereafter adding CoreValve

§  October 2011:  HealthGrades recognizes Cardiac Surgery program at St. Mary’s Hospital, under my                                                                           leadership as #1 in Virginia

§  Sept 2010:   Tompson Reuters recognized 2 programs, under my leadership as CMO, as top             Cardiovascular programs in US

§  May 2010:   Started New LVAD program at Bon Secours, now documented as most successful HeartMate II program at non transplant center in US

§  August 2007: First Use of Automated Distal Anastomotic Device in Totally Endoscopic Coronary                             Artery Bypass Surgery                                                          

§  April 2004: First continuous flow (MicroMed DeBakey) VAD in Virginia

§  Oct., 2003: HCA Surgeon of the Year

§  Sept. 2002: Performed the first Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass procedure in Virginia

§  March 2001: Performed first FDA approved Robotically Assisted Thoracic Surgical procedure in the United States

§  May, 1997: Performed the first Transmyocardial Revascularization (TMR) procedure

  in Virginia.

§  July, 1990: Performed the first Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) procedure in

 Virginia.

§  Oct., 1989: Performed the first heart transplant in a community hospital in

 Virginia.

§  Feb. 1989: Performed the first Heart-Kidney transplant in the eastern United States.

§  Performed over 200 heart transplants.

§  Established and served as Director of the Virginia Transplant Center 8/89-6/06

 

 

 

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EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

 

     

§  12/2016 -                      Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina

 

§  10/2006-11/2016         Chief Medical Officer, Bon Secours Heart & Vascular Institute, Bon Secours         

       Virginia  

 

§  10/2006-11/2016         Chief of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Bon Secours Richmond

     

§  10/2006-11/2016        Cardiac Surgeon, Bon Secours, Cardiac Surgery Specialists

       Richmond, Virginia

 

§  6/89 – 9/06                Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery

                        Henrico Doctors Hospital

                      Cardiac and Thoracic Surgical Associates, Ltd.

                              Richmond, Virginia

 

1-7/1989                   Assistant Professor, Director of Cardiopulmonary Transplantation

                              Medical College of Virginia, Department of Surgery Richmond, Virginia

 

 

APPOINTMENTS:

§  3/07 -                     Circulatory System Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee,                    Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration

§  10/06 – 10/16        Chief Medical Officer, Bon Secours Heart & Vascular Institute,

                                                Bon Secours Virginia

§  10/06 – 10/16        Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Bon Secours Richmond

§  1/05 – 1/07            Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Workforce on New Technology

§  1999 – 2000          Chief of Staff, Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, Richmond, Virginia

§  1997 – 1999          Chief of Surgery, Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, Richmond, Virginia

§  1991 – 2006          Chief of Cardiac Surgery, Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, Richmond, Virginia  

§  6/89 – 6/2002        Board of Directors, LifeNet Transplant Services                   

§  8/89 – 6/2006        Director of Cardiac Transplantation,

                                                         Virginia Transplant Center, Richmond, Virginia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MEMBERSHIPS:

 

§  Society of Thoracic Surgeons

§  American College of Cardiology

§  American Medical Association

§  American College of Surgeons

§  American Society of Transplant Surgeons

§  Humera Surgical Society

§  International Society for Heart Transplantation

§  Richmond Academy of Medicine

§  Medical Society of Virginia

§  Virginia Surgical Society

 

STAFF PRIVILEGES:

 

§  Medical University ofSouth Carolina

 

 

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION:

 

§  Date of Birth:  October 31, 1955

§  Place of Birth:  New York, New York

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                               

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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RESEARCH:

 

Principal Investigator:

 

 

o   Use of the Thoratec Ventricular Assist Device System as a Bridge to Cardiac Transplantation. IDE   G810203

 

o   Use of Rabbitt Anti-Human Thymocyte Globulin for Prophylaxis and Treatment of Allograft Rejection in Cardiac Transplantation.

 

o   Secondary Prospective Study for the Evaluation and Safety of Cryopreserved Human Allograft Heart Valves.

 

o   The Use of Inhaled Nitric Oxide for the Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension.

 

o   Transmyocardial Revascularization (TMR) using the Heart Laser CO2  Laser System as an Alternative to Repeat Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.

 

o   Multicenter Trial ofRobotically Assisted Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.

 

o   Clinical Investigation of the MicroMed DeBakey VAD for Bridge to Transplantation in Patients with End Stage Heart Failure.

 

o   Evaluation of Internal Mammary Arteries, Coronary Arteries and Anastomosis by Epicardial Ultrasound During Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.

 

o   Coronary Artery Revascularization Evalualtion (CARE). A Multi-Center Registry.

 

o   Integrated Coronary Revascularization: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention plus Robotic Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass.

 

o   Phase III Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel-Group Placebo Controlled Study of the Effect of Pexelizumab in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery with Cardiopulmonary Bypass. PRIMO-CABG trial.

 

o   Graft Patency Following Minimally Invasive and Robotic Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting with Flex A: A study using CT angiography.

 

 

o   Effect of Acadesine on Clinically Significant Adverse Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Events in High Risk Subjects Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery using Cardiopulmonary Bypass: RED-CABG Trial. 

 

 

 

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o   Multi-center Study of MagLev Technology in Patients Undergoing MCS Therapy with HeartMate III: Momentum III trial

 

o   Surgical Replacement and Transcatheter Valve Implantation: SURTAVI trial

 

o   TranScatheter Aortic Valve RepLacement System US Feasibility Trial (SALUS)

 

o   Barostim Therapy for Heart Failure (BeAT-HF)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ABSTRACTS:

 

·        Katz, MR; Goldman, MH; Barnhart, GR; et al.: Pretransplant Transfusions in Cardiac Allograft    Recipients. Circulation 70(Suppl 2), 1984, p 173.

 

·        Katz, MR; Szentpetery, S; Thompson, JA; et al.: Are Steroids Essential for Successful Maintenance of Immunosuppression in Heart Transplantation? J Heart Transplant 5(5), 1986, p 395.

 

·        Brown, P; Katz, M; Kugelmass, A; Simon, A; Battaglia, S; Tarkington, L; Becker, E; Culler, S: Comparisons Among CABG PatientsReceiving All Arterial, All Venous, or Mixed Grafts: Does It Make a Difference in Immediate Clinical Outcomes? Transcatheter Therapeutics, September 2003.

 

·        Mack, M; Katz, M; Kugelmass, A; Zocco, J; et.al.: Is the Timing of CABG Surgery Following AMI Associated with A Difference in Mortality?  American College of Cardiology, March 2004

 

·        Mack, M; Katz, M; Zocco, J; Wolfgang, T; et.al. : Are Higher Creatinine Levels a Predictor of Mortality Among Patients Undergoing CABG Surgery? CTT March 2004

 

·        Anderson, A; Kugelmass, A; Katz, M; et.al.: Does Having a CHF Program Make a Difference?  American Heart Association Outcomes. May 2004

 

·        Kugelmass, A; Anderson, A; Katz, M; et.al. :  POC Biomarkers: Does it Make a Difference in AMI Outcomes?  American Heart Association Outcomes. May 2004

 

·        Macris, M; Katz, M; Brown, P; et.al. : Outcomes and Costs of CABG Patients with a Primary Diagnosis of AMI in Community Based Hospitals.   American Heart Association 6th Scientific Forum on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke.  May 2005

 

·        Katz, MR; Van Praet, F; de Canniere, D; et al. : Integrated Coronary Revascularization: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention plus Robotic Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass. Circulation 112 (17) Supplement, October 25, 2005, pII665

 

·        Mack, MJ; Herbert, MA; Prince,  SL; Katz, MR; et.al; Current One-Year Clinical Outcomes of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: The CARE (Coronary Artery Revascularization) Study.  American Heart Association 7th Scientific Forum on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke. May 2006

 

·        Mack, MJ; Brown, P; Katz, MR; et.al: Current Eighteen Month Clinical Outcomes of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: The CARE (Coronary Artery Revascularization) Study.   Society of Thoracic Surgeons 43rd Annual Meeting   January 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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·        Katz, MR; Van Praet,F; de Canniere, D; Murphy, D; Siwek, L; Srivastava, S; Seshadri-Kreaden, U; Freiedrich, G; Bonatti, J: Robotic Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Hybrid Revascularization for Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease.  Journal of Heart Disease 5(1) :115, July 2007     

 

·        M.R. Katz, E.M. Horn, M.G. Dickinson, G.R. Zeevi, A. Salemi, J.P. Slater: Outcomes of Patients Implanted with a Left Ventricular Assist Device at Non-Transplant Open Heart Surgery Centers.  Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 31(4S):S11, April 2012  

 

Saji,M; Katz,M; Ailawadi,G; Fowler,D; LaPar,D; Yarboro,L; Ghanta,R; Kern,J; Dent,J; Ragosta,M; Lim,S: Predictive Value of Age-Adjusted Charlson Comorbidity Index for 1-Year, 3-Year and 5-Year Mortality in Patients Following Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair.  TCT 2016

 

Katz, MR; Cohen, D; Kugelmass, A; Reynolds, MR; Brown, P; Schlosser, M; Culler, SD; Simon, A: Trends in Aortic Valve Replacement Procedures and Adverse Events Among Medicare Beneficiaries in US Hospitals from 2009-2014: Has Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Made a Difference? 53rd Annual STS meeting abstracts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PUBLICATIONS:

 

·       Barnhart,GR; Goldman, MH; Hastillo, A; Szentpetery, S;Wolfgang, T; Thompson, J; Mohanakumar, T; Katz, MR; Rider, S; Hanarahan, J; Lower, RR:  Comparison ofimmunosuppression therapy following heart transplantation: pretransfusion/azathioprine/ATG/prednisone versus cyclosporine/prednisone.  J Heart Transplant. 1985 Jul-Aug;4(4):381-4

 

·       Barnhart, GR; Hastillo, A; Goldman, MH; Katz, MR; Szentpetery, S; Wolfgang, TC; Mohanakumar, T; Lower, RR; Hess, ML:  A Prospective Randomized Trial of Pretransfusion-Azathioprine-Prednisone versus Cyclosporine-Prednisone Immunosuppression in Cardiac Transplant Recipients: Preliminary Results. Circ 72 (Suppl 2), 227, 1985.

 

·       Katz, MR; Barnhart, GR; Goldman, MH; et al.:  Pretransplant Transfusions in Cardiac Allograft Recipients. Transplantation 43(4), 499, 1987.

 

·       Katz, MR; Barnhart, GR; Szentpetery, S; et al.:  Are Steriods Essential for Maintenance of Immunosuppression in Heart Transplantation? J Heart Transplant 6(5), 293, 1987.

 

·       Katz, MR; Barnhart, GR; Szentpetery, S; et al.:  Cardiac Transplantation Without Maintenance Steroids. Transplant Proc 20(1), Suppl 1, 751, 1988.

 

·       Ellenbogen, K; Szentpetery, S; Katz, MR:  Reversibility of Prolonged Chronotropic Dysfunction with Theophylline Following Orthotopic Cardiac Transplantation. Am Heart J 116(1), 202, 1988.

 

·       Katz, MR; Barnhart, GR; Johnson, D; Lower, RR:  Homograft Replacement of Single Aortic Valve Cusp: 22 Years Follow-up. J Cardiac Surg 3:297, Suppl, 1988.

 

·       Mack,MJ; Brown,PB; Houser,F; Katz,MR; et al.: On-Pump Versus Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery in a Matched Sample of Women.  Circulation 110[suppl II]:II-1-II-6, 2004

 

·       Argenziano,M; Katz,M, Bonatti,J;et al.: Results of the Prospective Multicenter Trial of Robotically Assisted Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.  Ann Thorac Surg 2006;81:1666-75

 

·       Katz,M; Van Praet,F; de Canniere,D; Murphy,D; Siwek,L; Srivastava,S; Seshadri-Kreaden,U; Friedrich,G; Bonnatti,J: Integrated Coronary Revascularization: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention plus Robotic Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass.  Circulation 2006;114;473-476

 

·       Stein,H; Smith,J; Robinson, J; Katz, MR: Target Vessel Detection and Coronary Anastomosis Assessment by Intraoperative 12-MHz Ultrasound.  Ann Thorac Surg 2006;82:1078-84

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PUBLICATIONS (con’t):

 

·       Palmer,G; Herbert,M; Prince,S; Williams,J; Magee,M; Brown,P; Katz,M; Mack,M: Coronary Artery        Revascularization (CARE) Registry: An Observational Study of On-Pump and Off-Pump Coronary Artery Revascularization.  Ann Thorac Surg 2007; 83:986-992

 

·       Katz,MR and Bonatti, JO: Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting on the Arrested Heart.

     The Heart Surgery Forum 2007;10(4); E338-342

 

·       Mack,MJ; Prince,SL; Herbert,M; Brown,PP;Katz,MR; Palmer,G; Edgerton,JR; Eichhorn,E; Magee, MJ; Dewey,TM: Current Clinical Outcomes of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.  AnnThorac Surg 2008;86:496-503

 

Katz, MR;,  Dickinson,MG; Raval,NY; Slater,JP; Dean,DA; Zeevi;GR; Horn,EM; Salemi,A: Outcomes of Patients Implanted with a Left Ventricular Assist Device at Nontransplant Mechanical Circulatory Support Centers.  Am J Card 2015; 115 (9), 1254–1259    

 

 

 

Book Chapter

       

          Katz, Marc R.: “Hybrid Robotic Coronary Surgery.”  Atlas of Robotic Cardiac Surgery.   Ed.  W. Randolph Chitwood, Jr.  London: Springer, 2014.  119-127. Print

 

 

                                                                                                                            

 

                                                                                                                            

 

                                                                                                                                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PRESENTATIONS:

 

§  Pretransplant Transfusions in Cardiac Allograft Recipients. 57th Scientific Session of the American Heart Association, Miami Beach, Florida, 1984

 

§  Surgical Complications in Cardiac Transplant Recipients. 22nd Annual Meeting of the Humera Surgical Society, Park City, Utah, 1986.

 

§  Homograft Replacement of Single Aortic Valve Cusps: 22 Year Follow-Up. 4th Scientific Session International Symposium on Cardiac Bioprostheses, Coronado, California, 1988.

 

§  Reduction in Adverse Effects in Cardiac Transplant Recipients With Steroid Free Maintenance Immunosuppression. 8th Annual Scientific Session International Society for Heart Transplantation, Los Angeles, California, 1988.

 

§  Mechanical Bridge to Cardiac Transplantation. 27th Annual Meeting of the Humera Surgical Society, Phoenix, Arizona, 1991.

 

§  Management of Sensitized LVAD Patients Awaiting Transplantation. 10th Annual HeartMate Investigators Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, October 1997.

 

§  Drug Eluting Stents: Counterpoint.  HCA Clinical Cardiovascular Management Network Annual Meeting. Tampa, Florida, October 2002.

 

§  U.S. daVinci TECAB Trial. 21st Congress of the Italian Society of Cardiac Surgery, Rome, Italy November 2002

 

§  U.S. Multi-Center TECAB Trial. 2nd EACTS/ESTS Joint meeting. Vienna, Austria, October 2003

 

§  Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery – A learning curve analysis. 40th Annual Meeting of the Humera Surgical Society, Richmond, Virginia, May 2004.

 

§  Masters Course on Robotic Cardiac Surgery. 14th International Congress of the Society ofLaparoendoscopic Surgeons, San Diego, California, September 14, 2005

 

§  Robotic Cardiac Surgery. Surgical Grand Rounds, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack,  New Jersey, October 11, 2005

 

§  Integrated Coronary Revascularizaton: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention plus Robotic Totally

§  Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass; American Heart Association 2005 Scientific Sessions, Dallas, Texas, November 16, 2005

 

 

 

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PRESENTATIONS (con’t) :

  

§  Drug Eluting Stent or Robotic Coronary Artery Bypass, that is the question. 1st International Symposium             

           on Robotic Surgery, Chicago, IllinoisOctober 5, 2006                                                                  

 

§  The Impact of Robotic Surgery on Length of Stay.  1st International Symposium on Robotic Surgery,            

            Chicago, Illinois    October 5, 2006

 

§  Current One-Year Clinical Outcomes of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Coronary Artery                 Bypass Grafting: The CARE (Coronary Artery Revascularization) Study.  STS Advances in Quality and Outcomes Meeting. Denver, Colorado   October 2006

 

§  Robotic Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Hybrid Revascularization for Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease. 13th World Congress on Heart Disease, International Academy of Cardiology, Vancouver, BC July 30, 2007

 

§  Pioneer Lecture: A tribute to Dr. Richard R. Lower.  28th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. Boston, MassachusettsApril 11, 2008

 

§  Robotic Coronary Revascularization Using an Automated Distal Anastomotic Device.   ICR 2008, 4thWorkshop on Integrated Cardiovascular Repair ,  Innsbruck, Austria   December 4, 2008

 

§  Robotic Mitral Valve Repair Overview.  ICR 2008, 4th Workshop on Integrated Cardiovascular Repair,  Innsbruck, AustriaDecember 5, 2008

 

§  Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting on the Arrested Heart.  Robotic Cardiac Revascularization Symposium.  Cincinnati, Ohio   September 17, 2009   

 

§  Robotic Mitral Valve Re[pair. SingValve 2010 Symposium of Heart Valve Therapies . National Heart Center,  Singapore. September 17, 2010

 

§  Treating the Acute Cardiogenic Shock Patient. We can do better.  Incorporating Mechanical Circulatory Support into the Community Hospital Heart Program.  Fort Lauderdale, FloridaJanuary 25, 2010

 

§  Starting a New Left Ventricular Device Program in a Community Hospital Setting. San Diego, California. January 31, 2011

 

§  New Program development for HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Devices.  Thoratec Users Summit, Orlando, FloridaMarch 4, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

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§  Developing a partnership with a transplant center for Non transplant VAD programs.  Thoratec Users Summit.  Orlando, FloridaMarch 4, 2011

 

§  New Program development for HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Devices.  Philadelphia Thoratec Users Meeting , Philadelphia, Pa.   June 29, 2011

 

§  New Program development for HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Devices.  Pennsylvania Thoratec Users Meeting, King of Prussia, Pa.   October 27, 2011

 

§  Building a VAD program: Finances and Relationships:  Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. January 12, 2012

 

§  Outcomes of Patients Implanted with a Left Ventricular Assist Device at Non-Transplant Open Heart Surgery Centers.  International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation32nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions, April18, 2012, Prague, Czech Republic

 

§  Emerging VAD programs.  Session Chair. Thoratec Users Summit. Henderson, Nevada, May 18, 2012

 

§  Should LVADsbe implanted at non-transplant centers?  Society of Thoracic Surgeons 49th Annual Meeting.  Los Angeles, California, January 29, 2013

 

§  The interconnected lives of patients and doctors. Stanford Medicine X.   Palo Alto, California. September 27, 2013

 

§  Despicable Me. How one Physician is leaning to “Get it”;   Keynote address, H2T Humanizing Healthcare Technologies. Asheville, North Carolina.  June 9, 2014

 

§  The Journey to Human Experience Differentiation. Vocera Experience Innovation Network webinar. San Francisco, California. September 3, 2014

 

§  Bridging the gap between patients and providers. Stanford Medicne X. Palo Alto, California. September 6, 2014

 

§  CoPilot - patient and provider collaboration to improve the patient experience.  Stanford Medicine X, Palo Alto, California.  September 25, 2015

 

      Clinical Evidence Deep Dive into the Direct Flow Medical TAVR System.  TransCatheter Therapeutics (TCT) 2016, Washington D.C. October 31, 2016

       

      Trends in Aortic Valve Replacement Procedures and Adverse Events Among Medicare Beneficiaries in US Hospitals from 2009-2014: Has Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Made a Difference?

53rd Annual STS meeting,  Houston, Texas,  January 23, 2017