Faculty: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Joseph S Coselli, M.D., FACS

Professor, Vice-Chair and Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Lorraine D. Cornwell, M.D., FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery


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Thoracic oncology; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) lobectomy

Jose Gregorio Casar, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Pulmonary Disease; Critical Care Medicine

Subhasis Chatterjee, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery


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Cardiothoracic Critical Care; Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO); Mechanical Circulatory Support (LVADs); Surgical Critical Care

Ravi Kiran Ghanta, M.D., FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery

Adult Cardiac Surgery; Heart Failure; Heart Transplantation; Aortic Surgery

Ernesto Jimenez, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery

Cardiothoracic Surgery; Thoracic aneurysms; Ischemic heart disease; Atrial fibrillation

Scott Anthony LeMaire, M.D., FACS

Professor and Vice-Chair for Research

George V Letsou, M.D., FACS

Professor of Surgery

Kenneth L Mattox, M.D., FACS

Distinguished Service Professor


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Trauma; Acute Care Surgery


Assistant Professor of Surgery

Aortic aneurysms; Valve disease; Coronary disease; Adult cardiac surgery

Ourania Preventza, M.D., M.B.A., FACS

Todd Rosengart, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery

Matthew J Wall Jr, M.D.

Professor of Surgery

Chest and the vascular trauma; Resuscitation