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.

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Principal Investigator

William Hiesinger, M.D.

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

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Graduate Medical Resident Researcher

Patpilai Kasinpila, M.D.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Lab member since 2017

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Graduate Researcher

Ramsey Nissan, M.S.

Life Science Research Professional
Lab member since 2017

Lab Member

Robyn Fong, B.S.

Life Science Research Professional
Lab member since 2017

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Sandra Kong, Undergraduate Student

Lab member since 2017

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Lucas Hecker, M.S.

Cardiovascular Perfusionist
Lab member since 2017

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Yanick Mulumba, B.A.

Stanford Medical Student and Researcher
Lab member since 2018

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