William Hiesinger, M.D.

Dr. William Hiesinger is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Stanford University. There, he serves as the Surgical Director of the Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS) Program, where he leads and directs the surgical implantation of ventricular assist devices (VADs) as well as the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Service. In addition, he runs a basic science laboratory investigating the application of molecular and tissue engineering to the translation of angiogenic cytokine therapy for ischemic heart failure and bioengineered devices. Originally from Philadelphia, PA, Dr. Hiesinger was an undergraduate at Dartmouth College, where he received his A.B. in Psychological and Brain Sciences. He went on to receive his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and remained on at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for both his General Surgery and Cardiac Surgery training.

Principal Investigator

William Hiesinger, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Surgical Director of Mechanical Circulatory Support
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Stanford University School of Medicine

Stanford Profile

Integrated Cardiac Surgery Resident

Patpilai Kasinpila, M.D.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
2017-2019

Postdoctoral Fellow

Rohan Shad Arora, M.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Lab member since 2018

Integrated Cardiac Surgery Resident

Cayley Bowles, MD

Integrated Cardiac Surgery Resident
Lab member since 2020

Lab Manager and Staff Researcher

Robyn Fong, B.S.

Life Science Research Professional
Lab member since 2017

Undergraduate Researcher

Sandra Kong

Undergraduate Student
Lab member since 2020

Medical Student

Nick Quach, B.S.

Stanford Medical Student
Lab member since 2019

Lab Member

Lucas Hecker, M.S.

Cardiovascular Perfusionist
Lab member since 2017

Undergraduate Researcher

Kate Callon

Undergraduate Student
Lab member since 2020

Medical Student

Julian Howland

Medical Student
Lab member since 2020