Course Co-Chairs

Ralph J. Damiano, Jr., MD, FACC

Evarts A. Graham Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Co-Chair, Heart & Vascular Center
Washington University School of Medicine
And Barnes-Jewish Hospital 

Alan Zajarias, MD

Associate Director of Medicine

Associate Director, Interventional Cardiology
Fellowship Program

Director, Structural Heart Disease Fellowship Program 

Cardiovascular Division 

Washington University School of Medicine

And Barnes-Jewish Hospital 

Guest Speakers

Charles J. Davidson, MD

Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs   Department of Medicine

Professor of Medicine, Cardiology

Northwestern Medicine, 

Feinberg School of Medicine

Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern

Chicago, IL

Federico Milla, MD

Surgical Director, Marcus Heart Valve Center

Piedmont Heart Institute

Atlanta, Georgia

Case Presenters

Abdul Moiz Hafiz, MD

Co-Director Advanced Structural Heart Disease Program

Southern Illinois University

Carbondale, IL

Michael C. Mauney, MD

Missouri Baptist Medical Center

St. Louis, MO 

Morton R. Rinder, MD

St. Luke’s Hospital

St. Louis, MO

WU School of Medicine Faculty

Puja Kachroo, MD

 Assistant Professor of Surgery

Shane J. LaRue, MD

  Assistant Professor of Medicine

John M. Lasala, MD, PhD, FACC, MSCAI

  Professor of Medicine 

Director, Structural Heart Disease  

Steven J. Lavine, MD

  Professor of Medicine

Hersh S. Maniar, MD

  Associate Professor, Surgery 

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery 

Center for Advanced Medicine 

Spencer J. Melby, MD

  Associate Professor of Surgery Cardiothoracic Surgery 

J. Trevor Posenau, MD

   Interventional Fellow

Marc A. Sintek, MD

 Assistant Professor of Surgery