Thoracic Surgery 6-Year Integrated Training Program - Current Residents

Dustin Hang, MD

Dustin Hang, MD

Undergraduate Education: University of California - Berkeley. Major: Molecular and Cell Biology
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Adult and Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Heart Failure
Research Interests: Cardioplegia/myocardial protection, Stentless bioprosthetic valves

Bartlomiej R. Imielski

Bartlomiej R. Imielski, MD

Undergraduate Education: Stanford University. Major: Biomechanical Engineering
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Clinical Interests: Adult and congenital cardiac surgery, mechanical circulatory support, heart and lung transplantation
Research Interests: Single ventricle physiology, interdisciplinary collaborative outcome studies
Publications: List of publications link

Carlos O. Encarnacion

Carlos O. Encarnacion, MD

Undergraduate Education: Baylor University. Major: Biochemistry; Minor: Latin American Studies
Medical School: Texas Tech Health Science Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
General Surgery Internship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
Clinical Interests: Thoracic Oncology, Military Medicine and Chest Trauma
Research Interests: Post-operative atrial fibrillation, thoracic oncology
Publications: List of publications link

Elizabeth Colwell

Elizabeth Colwell, MD

Undergraduate Education: Valparaiso University. Majors: Chemistry and Psychology
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Research Interest: Transcervical Endoscopic Approach to Esophagectomy

Mohamed Fadhl Algahim

Mohamed Fadhl Algahim, MD

Undergraduate Education: Baldwin Wallace University. Majors: Biology and Chemistry, and BA French Language and Literature.
Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University
Clinical Interests: Congenital and Adult Heart Disease; Heart and Lung Transplantation; Mechanical Circulatory Support
Research Interests: Endothelial and Microvascular Responses to Continuous and Pulsatile Flow; Heart Failure; Glucolipotoxicity and Cardiac Metabolism
Publications: List of publications link

Moritz C. Wyler von Ballmoos

Moritz C. Wyler von Ballmoos, MD, PhD, MPH

Undergraduate Education: Literargymnasium Bern-Kirchenfeld, Switzerland. Majors: Languages and Literature
Medical School: University of Bern, Switzerland
Graduate School: Harvard University and Harvard School of Public Health
Clinical Interests: Thoracic oncology, MIS, transcatheter cardiovascular therapeutics, quality metrics and health care management
Research Interests: Vascular biology, cardiovascular epidemiology, clinical imaging, health economics, theory and methods of causal inference, longitudinal/clustered data analysis, data mining and prediction
Publications: List of publications link