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Faculty & Clinical Staff

Division Chief

Tom C. Nguyen, M.D., FACS, FACC

Professor of Surgery
Chief of the Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
Minimally Invasive and Robotic Heart Surgeon
Helen and Charles Schwab Distinguished Professor of Surgery
Co-Director, Heart and Vascular Center

Cardiac Surgery

Ramin E. Beygui, M.D., M.Sc., FACS

Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
Medical Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Washington Hospital Health System

Marko T. Boskovski, M.D, M.H.S., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery

Rodrigo Oliveira Rosa Ribeiro de Souza M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery 

Tobias Deuse, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
The Julien I.E. Hoffman, M.D. Endowed Chair in Cardiac Surgery
Director, Minimally-invasive Cardiac Surgery
Surgical Director, Transcatheter Valve Program

Amy G. Fiedler, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery

Arthur Hill, M.D., FACS, FACC

Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
Co-Director, UCSF Cardiac Critical Care Units

Teng C. Lee, M.D., FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
Co-Director, UCSF Center for Aortic Disease

Tom C. Nguyen, M.D., FACS, FACC

Professor of Surgery
Chief of the Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
Minimally Invasive and Robotic Heart Surgeon
Helen and Charles Schwab Distinguished Professor of Surgery
Co-Director, Heart and Vascular Center

Jason W. Smith, M.D., FACS

Professor of Clinical Surgery
Surgical Director of Heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery

Georg M. Wieselthaler, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cardiac Surgery Research

Julius M. Guccione, Jr., Ph.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
Co-Director, Cardiac Biomechanics Lab
Core Member, UC Berkeley & UCSF Graduate Program in Bioengineering

Sonja Schrepfer, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
Director, Transplant and Stem Cell Immunobiology (TSI) Lab

Thoracic Surgery

Melissa H. Coleman, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Associate Program Director, Thoracic Surgery Residency Program
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery, UCSF
Director of UCSF Medicine's Clinical Immersive Experiences (CIEx)

David M. Jablons, M.D.

Professor and Chief, General Thoracic Surgery
Nan T. McEvoy Distinguished Professor of Thoracic Surgical Oncology
Ada Distinguished Professor of Thoracic Oncology
Program Leader Thoracic Oncology
Director, Thoracic Oncology Laboratory,
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Johannes R. Kratz, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Van Auken Endowed Chair in Thoracic Oncology
Director, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Thoracic Surgery
Director, Thoracic Surgery Residency Program
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery

Jasleen Kukreja, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor of Surgery
Doris F. and Donald G. Fisher Distinguished Professor
Director, Lung Transplantation
Director, Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion
Director, Advanced Lung Disease ECMO Support
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of California, San Francisco

Michael Mann, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery

Binh N. Trinh, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery

Thoracic Surgery Research

Csaba J. Peto, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
Thoracic Oncology Program

Bhairavi Tolani, Ph.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery

Liang You, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery

Department of Surgery at SFVA

Mark Ratcliffe, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery, UCSF
Co-Director, Cardiac Biomechanics Lab

Elaine Tseng, M.D., FACS

Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief of Cardiac Surgery, San Francisco VA Medical Center

Department of Surgery at Zuckerberg SFGH

Arthur Hill, M.D., FACS, FACC

Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
Co-Director, UCSF Cardiac Critical Care Units

Emeritus Faculty

Hassan Lemjabbar-Alaoui. Ph.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery

Scot H. Merrick, M.D.

Emeritus Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery

Volunteer Faculty

George W. Allman, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery

Advanced Practice Staff

Jessica Clements RN, MSN-AGACNP

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Cardiothoracic Surgery 

Jane Lee, MSN, AGACNP-BC, BSN, RN

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cristina Sykes, NP

Nurse Practitioner
Cardiothoracic Surgery

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