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Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery Residency Faculty

Mamdouh Bakhos, MD

Mamdouh Bakhos, MD
Chairman, Professor

Medical School: Damascus University
General Surgery: Huron Road Hospital
Thoracic Surgery: Loyola University Medical Center

Special Interests: Complex Mitral Valve Repair, Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery, Heart and Lung Transplantation, Adult Cardiac and Vascular Surgery


Jeffrey Schwartz, MD
Jeffrey Schwartz, MD
Professor
Director, Heart and Lung Transplantation, Mechanical Circulatory Support

Medical School: Emory University
General Surgery: University of Illinois
Thoracic Surgery: University of Southern California

Special Interests: Ventricular Assist Devices, Great Vessel Surgery/Thoracoabdominal Aortic Surgery, Heart and Lung Transplantation, Adult Cardiac Surgery


 
Ed McGee, MD
Surgical Director, Heart Transplant & LVAD Program

Medical School: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
General Surgery: Massachusetts General Hospital
Thoracic Surgery: Massachusetts General Hospital
Heart Transplant Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic

Special Interests: Heart Transplantation, Ventricular Assist Devices, Adult Cardiac Surgery


 
R. Anthony Perez-Tamayo, MD
R. Anthony Perez-Tamayo, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Residency Program Director

Medical School: University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
General Surgery: Duke University General and Thoracic Surgery
Surgical Critical Care: Duke University General and Thoracic Surgery
Thoracic Surgery: Loyola University Medical Center
Advanced Degree: Duke University School of Engineering

Special Interests: Adult Cardiac Surgery, Percutaneous Valve Implantation and Repair, Critical Care, Biomedical Engineering


Wickii Vigneswaran, MD
Wickii Vigneswaran, MD
Professor
Chief, Section of Thoracic Surgery

Medical School: University of Peradeniya Faculty of Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease: Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Thoracic Surgery: Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education

Special Interests: Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Esophageal Surgery, Advanced Airway Surgery, Robot Assisted Thoracic Surgery, Lung Transplantation, Mesothelioma, Pulmonary Hypertension.


James Lubawski, MD
James Lubawaski, MD
Assistant Professor
Thoracic Surgery

Medical School: University of Illinois
General Surgery: Rush University Medical Center
Thoracic Surgery: Cedar-Sinai

Special Interests: Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Esophageal Surgery, Advanced Airway Surgery


 

Lambros Tsonis, MD
Lambros Tsonis, MD
Clinical Instructor

Medical School: Boston University
General Surgery: Loyola University Medical Center
Thoracic Surgery: Loyola University Medical Center

Special Interests: Adult Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery


J. Michael Tuchek, DO
J. Michael Tuchek, DO
Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: Chicago Osteopathic
General Surgery: Loyola University Medical Center
Thoracic Surgery: Loyola University Medical Center

Special Interests: Endovascular Therapy of the Great Vessels, Percutaneous Valve    Replacement and Repair, Adult Cardiac Surgery


Brian Foy, MD

Bryan Foy, MD
Clinical Associate Professor

Medical School: Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
General Surgery: Loyola University Medical Center
Thoracic Surgery: Loyola University Medical Center

Special Interests: Adult Cardiac Surgery, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Heart Transplantation


Cardiothoracic Surgeon Jason Frazier, MD
Jason Frazier, MD
Assistant Professor
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital, Chief

Medical School: Howard University School of Medicine
General Surgery: Loyola University Medical Center
Thoracic Surgery: Loyola University Medical Center

Special Interests: Adult Cardiac Surgery, Robotic Lung Resections