Thoracic Surgery Residency Program Faculty

The faculty for the Cardiac Surgery Residency Program consists of surgeons, physicians and researchers who have taught and practiced internationally. 

Alfredo Trento, MD, FACS
Director, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery


Wen Cheng, MD
Director, Thoracic Surgery Residence Program
Director, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Surgical Director, Lung Transplant Program

Harmik J. Soukiasian, MD
Associate Director, Thoracic Surgery
Associate Program Director, Thoracic Surgery Residency Program


Robert McKenna, Jr., MD
Surgical Director, Center for Chest Disease
Medical Director, Thoracic Surgery and Trauma

Fardad Esmailian, MD
Surgical Director, Heart Transplant and Ventricular Assist Program

Ali Khoynezhad, MD, PhD, FACS, FACC
Director, Thoracic Aortic Surgery

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