Biswajit Kar, MDBiswajit Kar, MD
Professor
Internal Medicine
McGovern Medical School
Chief, Center for Advanced Heart Failure
Heart and Vascular Institute
Memorial-Hermann Hospital
Texas Medical Center
Houston, Texas
Igor D. Gregoric, MDIgor D. Gregoric, MD
Chief and Program Director
Surgical Division for the Center for Advanced Heart Failure Cardiopulmonary Support and Transplantation Program University of Texas Health Science Center Houston Memorial Hermann Hospital / Heart Vascular Institute
Professor of Surgery
Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Marwan Jumean, MD, FACC, FSCAIMarwan Jumean, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Assistant Professor
Cardiopulmonary Therapies and Transplantation
Symposium Director, Houston Shock Symposium
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Memorial Hermann Hospital- Heart & Vascular Institute
Nima Aghili, MD, MPH
Colorado Heart & Vascular
Mehmet H. Akay, MDMehmet H. Akay, MD
Associate Professor, McGovern Medical School
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation
Bindu Akkanti, MDBindu Akkanti, MD
Assistant Professor, Critical Care
Division of Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Carlos L. Alviar, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Associate Medical Director, Coronary Care Unit
Associate Program Director, Cardiology Fellowship
College of Medicine, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
H. Vernon Anderson, MD, FACC, FSCAIH. Vernon Anderson, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Professor of Medicine, Cardiology
University of Texas Health Science Center
McGovern Medical School
Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute
Houston, Texas
Salman A. Arain, MDSalman A. Arain, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
David A. Baran, MD, FACC, FSCAIDavid A. Baran, MD, FACC, FSCAI
System Director, Advanced Heart Failure, Transplant and MCS
Professor of Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School (Cardiology)
Sentara Heart Hospital
Arvind Bhimaraj, MD, MPH, FACC, FHFSAArvind Bhimaraj, MD, MPH, FACC, FHFSA
Medical Director, Advanced Heart failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Heart transplant program
Co-Director, Heart failure and Transplantation Translational laboratory
Co-Director, Heart failure Disease Management Service, Division of Heart Failure, Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support Cardiology
Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Institute and Methodist J.C Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Houston Methodist Hospital.
Harvey Borovetz, Ph.D.Harvey Borovetz, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor and Former Chair, Department of Bioengineering
Robert L. Hardesty Professor of Surgery
University of Pittsburgh
Daniel Burkhoff, MD, Ph.D.
Director
Heart Failure, Hemodynamics and MCS Research
Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF)
New York, New York
Daniel De Backer, MD, Ph.D.Daniel De Backer, MD, Ph.D.
Head, Intensive Care and Emergency Depts, CHIREC Hospitals, Belgium
Professor of Intensive Care Medicine, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
ESICM Past President
Aly El-Banayosy, MDAly El-Banayosy, MD
Executive Director, Critical Care and Acute Circulatory Support
Nazih Zuhdi Transplant Institute/Advanced Cardiac Care
INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center
Jerry D. Estep, M.D., FACC, FASE
Section Head, Heart Failure & Transplantation
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
William J. Federspiel, Ph.D.
William Kepler Whiteford Professor
Professor of Bioengineering
Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Chemical Engineering
Director, Medical Devices Laboratory
McGowan Institute of Regenerative Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
David Feldman, MD, Ph.D.David Feldman, MD, Ph.D.
Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Finn Gustafsson, MD, Ph.D.
Professor of Cardiology
Rigshospialet
University of Copenhagen
Steven Hollenberg, MD, FACC, FCCM, FAHA, FCCP
Professor of Medicine
Director, Coronary Care Unit
Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
Rahat Hussain, MDRahat Hussain, MD
Assistant Professor, Critical Care
Division of Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Jacob C. Jentzer, MD
Critical Care Specialist
Cardiology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Hani Jneid, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI
Associate Professor of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Jason N. Katz, MD, MHSJason N. Katz, MD, MHS
University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine & Surgery
UNC Health Care System Director for Cardiovascular Critical Care, Mechanical Circulatory Support, & the Cardiogenic Shock Program
Medical Director, UNC Mechanical Heart Program
Medical Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU)
Medical Director, CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgical Intensive Care Unit (CVTICU) & Critical Care Service
Amir Kazory, MD, FASN
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology, Hypertension, and Renal Transplantation
University of Florida
Dinh Kha, MDDinh Kha, MD
Assistant Professor, Critical Care
Division of Pulmonary &amp Sleep Medicine
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Michael Kiernan, MD, MSMichael Kiernan, MD, MS
Medical Director, Ventricular Assist Device Program
Tufts Medical Center
Boston, MA
Sachin Kumar, MD, FACC, FSCAISachin Kumar, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
McGovern Medical School
Interventional Cardiology, Advanced Heart Failure And Transplantation
D. Michael McMullan, MD, FACS
Extracorporeal Life Support Organization, INC
Michael R. Mooney, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAIMichael R. Mooney, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI
Director, Coronary Therapeutics
Minneapolis Heart Institute, Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Sandeep Nathan, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program
Director, Coronary Care Unit
Co-Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
University of Chicago Medicine
Sriram Nathan, MDSriram Nathan, MD
Associate Professor, McGovern Medical School
Director of Cardiogenic Shock, Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-TMC, Cardiologist, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation
Program Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation Cardiology Fellowship, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Maria M. Patarroyo Aponte, MD
Assistant Professor, Cardiology
Department of Advanced Heart Failure & Transplantation
McGovern Medical School
Jayeshkumar Patel, MDJayeshkumar Patel, MD
Assistant Professor, McGovern Medical School
Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation
Manish K. Patel, MDManish K. Patel, MD
Associate Chief, Surgical Division, Center for Advanced Heart Failure, Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-TMC
Assistant Professor, Program of Advanced Heart Failure, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
David E. Persse, MD, FACEP, FAEMS
Public Health Authority
EMS Physician Director, City of Houston
Professor of Emergency Medicine and Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
McGovern Medical School
Keshava Rajagopal, M.D., PHD, FACCKeshava Rajagopal, M.D., PHD, FACC
Associate Professor, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Department of Advanced Cardiopulmonary Therapies and Transplantation
Surgical Director, Lung Transplantation
Indranee Rajapreyar, MD
Assistant Professor
UAB School of Medicine
Ismael Salas de Armas, MDIsmael Salas de Armas, MD
Assistant Professor, McGovern Medical School
Cardiothoracic And Vascular Surgery, Advanced Heart Failure And Transplantation
Jorge Salazar, MD
Professor and Chief
Division of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery
McGovern Medical School
Atman P. Shah, MD, FACC, FSCAIAtman P. Shah, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Clinical Director, Section of Cardiology
Co-Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Associate Professor of Medicine
The University of Chicago
Jose P. Simano Henriques, MD
Head of Catheterization Laboratory
Department of Cardiology
Academic Medical Center – University of Amsterdam
Dayna Skolkin Tillis, AGACNP-BCDayna Skolkin Tillis, AGACNP-BC
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Center for Advanced Heart Failure
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute
Marvin Slepian, MD
Professor of Medicine – Cardiology
University of Arizona
Richard W. Smalling, MD, PhDRichard W. Smalling, MD, PhD
Professor and Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine
James D. Woods Distinguished Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine
James Udelson, MDJames Udelson, MD
Chief, Division of Cardiology
Professor of Medicine and Radiology
Tufts University School of Medicine
Zhongjun Jon Wu, Ph.D.Zhongjun Jon Wu, Ph.D.
Peter G Angelos Distinguished Professor in Entrepreneurial Surgical Sciences
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Research Professor of Bioengineering
University of Maryland College Park
Joseph B. Zwischenberger, MDJoseph B. Zwischenberger, MD
Professor and Chairman of Surgery
University of Kentucky Healthcare