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Roy B. Cohn-Theodore A. Falasco Professor in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Development of an artificial heart assist device; heart, and heart-lung transplantation.
Clinical Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Dr. Petrossian has expertise in complex pediatric and congenital cardiovascular surgical repairs. He has published several journal articles and book chapters with an emphasis on the extracardiac conduit Fontan operation.
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Stanford University Medical Center and the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital
Current Research and Scholarly Interests 1. Mechanical circulatory support in failing Fontan circulation
2. Pathophysiologic response to fetal cardiac surgery.
3. Various clinical projects in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery
Bruce A Reitz
Norman E. Shumway Professor, Emeritus
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Mechanism of allograft rejection for the heart and, lung; late chronic effects of rejection, such as graft coronary, atherosclerosis in the heart and bronchiolitis obliterans in the, lung; treatment of rejection, including pharmacologic agents, total, lymphoid irradiation, and the induction of tolerance in fetal, animals; clinical studies include the results of lung and heart-lung, transplantation, modification of immunosuppressive protocols, and, factors contributing to late chronic rejection.
Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Stanford University Medical Center
Current Research and Scholarly Interests In clinical research, Dr. Shrager has been an innovator studying outcomes in a variety of areas within Thoracic Surgery including: parenchyma-sparing operations and minimally invasive resections for lung cancer, transcervical thymectomy for myasthenia gravis, and surgical treatment of emphysema.
In the lab, Dr. Shrager is focused on the impact of disease states upon the diaphragm. His group published the seminal paper (NEJM) describing diaphragm atrophy assoc'd with mechanical ventilation.
Thelma and Henry Doegler Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery, Emeritus
Bio Hire date July 1, 1969. Retirement and conferment of Emeritus Professor status September 1, 1998.