Speakers and Faculty

12th Annual Columbia HeartSource Annual Network Day
Cardiovascular Program Excellence: Buillding the Future Today

Keynote Address

Steven J. Corwin, MD
President & Chief Executive Officer
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

 

Speakers

Michael Argenziano, MD
Professor of Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center
Chief, Adult Cardiac Surgery,
Columbia University Medical Center/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Director, Thoracic Surgery Residency Program
 
Vinayak Bapat, MD
Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Columbia University Medical Center/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
 
Frederick Ehlert, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center
Director, Electrophysiology Fellowship Program
Director, Physician Development, Columbia HeartSource
 
Rick Evans, MA
Senior Vice President & Chief Experience Officer
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
 
Mark E. Ginsburg, MD
Surgical Director, Lung Volume Reduction Program
Surgical Director, Jo-Ann LeBuhn Center for Lung Diseases
Associate Director of General Thoracic Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
Associate Professor of Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center
 
Jonathan D. Hoffberger, DO, FACOS, FACS
Director of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
Sarasota Memorial Hospital
 
Ajay J. Kirtane, MD, SM
Chief Academic Officer, CIVT
Director, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories
Columbia University Medical Center/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
 
Martin B. Leon, MD
Director, Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy
Columbia University Medical Center/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
 
Larry Shears, MD, FACS
Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Co-Director of the UT Erlanger Heart & Lung Institute
 
David Tsay, MD, PhD
Associate Chief Innovation Officer
NewYork-Presbyterian Innovation Center
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
 
Steve Xydas, MD, FACS
Chief of Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery
Co-Director of the Mount Sinai Heart Institute
Columbia University Division of Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery
Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL

Program Directors

Allan Schwartz, MD
Chief, Division of Cardiology
Physician-In-Chief, Vivian & Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center
Vice Chair, Department of Medicine
Harold Ames Hatch Professor of Medicine and Seymour Milstein Professor of Cardiology (in Medicine)

Craig R. Smith, MD
Surgeon-in-Chief, Vivian & Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center
Chair, Department of Surgery
Johnson & Johnson Distinguished Professor
Valentine Mott Professor of Surgery

Columbia HeartSource Program Committee

Michael Argenziano, MD

Professor of Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center
Chief, Adult Cardiac Surgery,
Columbia University Medical Center/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Director, Thoracic Surgery Residency Program

Michael B Collins, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center
Director of Interventional Cardiology

Frederick Ehlert, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center
Director, Electrophysiology Fellowship Program
Director, Physician Development, Columbia HeartSource

Paul Kurlansky, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center
Associate Director, Center for Innovation and Outcomes Research
Director of Research, Recruitment and Continuous Quality Improvement
Columbia HeartSource

Susan Schnell, MSN, ACNP-BC
Director of Operations
Columbia HeartSource

Kevin Lotsis
Director of Business Development
Columbia HeartSource

Columbia HeartSource Executive Leadership

Lawrence Beilis, MHA
Chief Administrative and Financial Officer
Department of Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center
Executive Director, Columbia HeartSource

Julie Fisher, MPH
Executive Administrator, Division of Cardiology

Susan Schnell, MSN, ACNP-BC
Director of Operations, Columbia HeartSource