Meet the Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Team
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Meet the Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Team

Team Leaders

Michler, Robert E., MD

Michler, Robert E., MD Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart)
Title Surgeon-in-Chief
Chairman, Surgery
Chairman, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
Co-Director, Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care
Medical Education Dartmouth Medical School

Goldstein, Daniel, MD

Goldstein, Daniel, MD Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart)
Title Vice Chairman, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
Director, Mechanical Assistance Program
Co-Director, Center for Advanced Cardiac Therapy
Surgical Director of Cardiac Transplantation
Medical Education Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai
 

DeRose, Joseph J., MD

DeRose, Joseph J., MD Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart)
Title Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Director, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Cardiac Surgery
Medical Education Columbia Univ. College of Physicians & Surgeons

Lipsitz, Evan C., MD

Lipsitz, Evan C., MD Vascular Surgery
Title Chief, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Medical Director, Vascular Diagnostic Laboratory
Medical Education Columbia Univ College of Physicians and Surgeons
 

Peek, Giles J., MD

Peek, Giles J., MD Pediatrics - Cardiothoracic Surgery
Title Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Co-Director, Pediatric Heart Center
ECMO Director
Medical Education King's College Hospital
University of Leicester

Bhargava, Amit, MD

Bhargava, Amit, MD Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart), Surgery
Medical Education University of Wisconsin Medicine and Public Health

Team Members

Chau, Mei L., MD

Chau, Mei L., MD Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart)
Title Attending, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Medical Education State University of New York

Forest, Stephen J., MD

Forest, Stephen J., MD Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart)
Title Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Medical Education Albert Einstein College of Medicine
 

Garg, Karan, MD

Garg, Karan, MD Vascular Surgery, Surgery
Title Attending Vascular Surgeon
Medical Education Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Jakobleff, William A., MD

Jakobleff, William A., MD Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart)
Title Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Medical Education American University of the Carribean
 

Koleilat, Issam, MD

Koleilat, Issam, MD Vascular Surgery, Surgery
Title Attending Vascular Surgeon
Medical Education Albany Medical College

Lehoux, Juan M., MD

Lehoux, Juan M., MD Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart)
Medical Education Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre & Maestra
 

Li, Wei, MD

Li, Wei, MD Vascular Surgery
Medical Education Tianjin Medical College

Mokashi, Suyog, MD

Mokashi, Suyog, MD Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart)
Title Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Medical Education Tufts University School of Medicine
 

Porreca, Francis J., MD

Porreca, Francis J., MD Vascular Surgery, Surgery
Title Weiler Director, Vascular Surgery
Medical Education Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Scher, Larry A., MD

Scher, Larry A., MD Vascular Surgery
Medical Education Medical College of Wisconsin
 

Shariff, Saadat, MD

Shariff, Saadat, MD Vascular Surgery
Title Attending Vascular Surgeon
Medical Education Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Slovut, David P., MD,PhD

Slovut, David P., MD,PhD Interventional Cardiology (Heart), Cardiology (Heart)
Title Director, Advanced Interventional Therapy
Medical Education University of MN at Minneapolis School of Med
 

Vitti, Michael J., MD

Vitti, Michael J., MD General Vascular Surgery, Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Vascular Surgery, Surgery
Medical Education New York University