Lab Members

Joseph Woo, MD

Norman E. Shumway Professor and Chairman, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine
Professor, by courtesy, Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University


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Postdocs and Residents

Yuanjia Zhu, MD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Bioengineering PhD Candidate
Lab member since 2019

Shin Yajima, MD, PhD

Visiting Scholar
Lab member since 1/2022
 

Kiah Williams, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident
Lab member since 2017

Hyunchel Joo, MD, PhD

Visiting Scholar
Lab member since 9/2021

Graduate and Medical Students

Danielle M. Mullis

Stanford Medical Student
Lab member since 2020

Basil M. Baccouche

Stanford Medical Student
Lab member since 2021

Matthew Park, MS

Mech. Eng. PhD Candidate
Lab member since 2019

Pearly Pandya, BS

Mechanical Engineering PhD Student
Lab member since 1/2021

Undergraduate Students

Athena Chien

Undergraduate Student
Lab member since 2018

Mariana Cabatu

Undergraduate Student
Lab member since 2019

Maria Paula Hernandez Fernandez

Undergraduate Student
Lab member since 2018

Sabrina Walsh

Stanford Undergrad
Lab member since 2020

Life Science Research Professionals

Hye Sook Shin

Life Science Research Professional
Lab member since 2019

Robert Wilkerson

Life Science Research Professional
Lab member since 2020

Lisa Lee

Life Science Research Professional
Lab member since 2022

Sidarth Ethiraj

Life Science Research Professional
Lab member since 2020

Charles Stark

Life Science Research Professional
Lab member since 2021

Nick Tran, BS

Life Science Research Professional
Lab member since 2020

Akshay Venkatesh

Life Science Research Professional
Lab member since 2021

Staff

Mary Sheridan Bilbao, MPAS, PA-C

Lead Liaison for Clinical Integration to Lab Research
Lab member since 2012

Blaine Chadwick

Clinical Perfusionist
Lab member since 2020

Megan Atashroo, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

Clinical Integration to Lab Research Assistant
Lab member since 2014

Hunter Bergamasco

Clinical Perfusionist
Lab member since 2020


Lab Alumni

Past lab members have left the lab to begin medical school, graduate school, and veterinary school.
Postdoctoral fellows have proceeded to faculty appointments at prestigious institutions around the world.

Trainee

Date

Current Position

Alexander Boakye

Summer 2021

Chemical Engineering Major
Howard University

Mateo Cuartas, MD

2020-2021

Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident
Leipzig Heart Center

Sarah Madira

2019-2021

Scientific Researcher
Genentech - Complex in vitro Systems Lab, South San Francisco, CA

Shreya Anilkumar, BS

2019-2021

Business Analyst
4D Molecular Therapeutics

Jinsuh (Annie) Jung, BSc

2019-2021

Cancer Clinical Research Coordinator Associate
Hematology Department at Stanford
Taylor Montiel Summer 2019 Stanford Undergrad

Annabel Imbrie-Moore, PhD

7/2018-6/2021

Associate, Patent Engineer
Schox Patent Group

Cole Paullin

6/2018-11/2019

Undergraduate Student
Stanford University

Kay Hung

2018-2019

Medical Student
Stanford University

Hanjay Wang, MD

7/2017-7/2020

Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident
Stanford

Justin Farry, BS

2017-2020

Graduate Student
Vanderbilt

Haley Lucian, BA

2017-2020

RN Student
Univ of Pennsylvania

Camille Hironaka

6/2017-6/2019

Medical Student
Tufts School of Medicine

Akshara Thakore, MS

2016-2021

Senior Research Specialist
Department of Biomedical Engineering with Dr. Susan Margulies, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Michael J. Paulsen, MD

7/2016-7/2019

Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident
Stanford University, CA

Kevin Jaatinen, B.A.

6/2016-8/2019

Graduate Student
University of Rochester

Daniel von Bornstaedt

2016-2018

Associate
McKinsey & Company

Masashi Kawamura

2016-2018

Cardiac Surgery Fellow
Thomas Jefferson University

Christine Callinan

2016-2018

Graduate Student
Stanford University

Alexandra Bourdillon

2016-2018

Medical Student
Yale University

Lyndsay Stapleton, PhD

2015-2020

Venture and Business Development Associate
BioMed Ventures

Anahita Eskandari

2015-2019

Graduate Student
Palo Alto University

Masashi Kawamura, MD

10/2015-10/2017

Cardiac Surgery Fellow
Thomas Jefferson University, NJ

Amanda Steele, PhD

7/2014-6/2019

Senior Consultant
Eversana Consulting, CA

William L. Patrick, MD

7/2014-6/2017

Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident
University of Pennsylvania, PA

Arudo Hiraoka, MD

5/2012-5/2013

Cardiac Surgeon
Sakakibara Heart Institute, Japan

Hiraoka Arudo, M.D.

5/2012-5/2013

Attending Cardiovascular Surgeon
Sakakibara Heart Institute, Japan

Andrew B. Goldstone, MD

7/2011-6/2017

Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellow
University of Pennsylvania, PA

Yasuhiro Shudo, MD

10/2011-7/2014

Clinical Assistant Prof
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford

John MacArthur, M.D.

7/2011-2014

General Surgery Resident
University of Pennsylvania

Alexander Fairman

7/2011-6/2013

Medical Student
University of Pennsylvania

Philip Hsiao

5/2011-6/2012

Medical Student
Jefferson Medical College

Kaitao Jian, M.D.

3/2011-3/2012

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
University of Pennsylvania

Jeffrey Muenzer

7/2009-7/2011

Medical Student
Jefferson Medical College

Nicole Marotta

7/2008-6/2010

Medical Student
Philadelphia College of Osteopathy

Ah-Young Kim

7/2008-6/2010

Graduate Student
Yale University

John R. Frederick, M.D.

7/2007-6/2009

Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Colorado Springs, CO

J. Raymond Fitzpatrick, M.D.

7/2007-6/2009

Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon 
St. Luke’s Hospital, PA

Elliot Kozin

6/2007-6/2009

ENT Resident
Massachusetts General Hospital

David Harris

6/2007-8/2008

Medical Student
University of Virginia

Carinne LaPorte

5/2007-7/2008

Veterinary Student
University of Pennsylvania

Feng Wei, M.D.

1/2007-12/2007

Cardiac Surgeon
FuWai Hospital Beijing China

Tao Jin, M.D.

1/2007-12/2007

MPH Student
Johns Hopkins University

William Hiesinger, M.D.

7/2006-6/2014

Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellow
University of Pennsylvania

Kevin Southerland, M.D.

6/2006-5/2009

General Surgery Resident
Duke University

Elliot Nacke, M.D.

6/2005-5/2008

Orthopaedic Surgery Resident
NYU Medical Center

Matthew Leskowicz

6/2005-6/2007

Medical Student
Columbia University

Max Smith

5/2004-6/2010

Radiology Resident
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Erik Suarez, M.D.

11/2004-2/2007

General Surgery Resident
Baylor Medical College

Pavan Atluri, M.D.

7/2004-6/2006

Assistant Professor of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania

Corinna Panlillio

7/2004-5/2006

Medical Student
UMDNJ

George P. Liao

6/2004-7/2006

Medical Student
UMDNJ

Vivian Hsu

1/2003-6/2007

Plastic Surgery Resident
University of Pennsylvania

Suzanne Zentko, M.D.

9/2003-6/2004

Cardiology Fellow
Cornell University

Omar Fisher, Ph.D.

7/2003-7/2004

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Massachusetts Inst of Tech

M. Astrid Moise, M.D.

7/2003-6/2004

Vascular Surgery Fellow
Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Steven J. Kolakowski, M.D.

7/2003-6/2004

Vascular Surgery Fellow
Pennsylvania Hospital

Jeffrey E. Cohen, MD

2002-2015

Cardiac Surgeon
Medstar Health

Matthew Taylor, M.D.

1/2002-6/2005

General Surgery Resident
University of Virginia

Todd Grand

8/2002-8/2004

Veterinary Student
University of Florida

Mark F. Berry, M.D.

7/2002-6/2004

Associate Professor of Surgery
Stanford University

Vasant Jayasankar, M.D.

1/2002-6/2003

Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident
Brigham and Women’s Hospital