Leadership

Marco Costa, MD, PhD, MBA
President, UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
President, Western Region Hospitals, University Hospitals

Eric D. Hess
Vice President, Strategy and Operations, UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute

Yasir Abu-Omar, MD, FRCSC
Surgical Co-Director, Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Center

Mauricio Arruda, MD
Director, Electrophysiology Center
Director, Atrial Fibrillation Center

Guilherme Attizzani, MD
Co-Director, Valve & Structural Heart Disease Center

Cristian Baeza, MD
Co-Director, Aortic Disease Center

Teresa Carman, MD
Director, Center for Wound Care
Director, Vascular Medicine

Pradeepkumar Charla, MD, MS
Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center

Jae Cho, MD
Co-Director, Aortic Disease Center

Barry Effron, MD
Director, Evaluation & Prevention Center
Interim Director, Cardio-Oncology Program

Robert Gilkeson, MD
Co-Director, Cardiovascular Imaging Center

Heather Gornik, MD
Director, Fibromuscular Dysplasia Program
Co-Director, Vascular Center

Eiran Gorodeski, MD, MPH
Medical Director, Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Center

Ewa Gross-Sawicka, MD, PhD
Director, Women's Cardiovascular Center

Mukesh Jain, MD
Chief Research Officer

Trevor Jenkins, MD
Co-Director, Dyspnea Center
Co-Director, LDL Apheresis Program

Richard Josephson, MD
Director, Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center

Vikram Kashyap, MD
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
Co-Director, Vascular Center

Christopher Longenecker, MD
Director, Research & Innovation Center

Francis Lytle, MD
Director, Integrated Heart & Vascular Intensive Care Center

Judith Mackall, MD
Director, Center for Cardiovascular Genetics

Alan Markowitz, MD
Chief Surgical Officer
Co-Director, Valve & Structural Heart Disease Center

Marc Pelletier, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery
Director, Heart Surgery Center
Surgical Co-Director, Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Center

Sanjay Rajagopalan, MD
Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Co-Director, Cardiovascular Imaging Center

Joseph Sabik, MD
Chairman, Department of Surgery

John Schaeffer, MD
Chief Community Officer, Western Region

Robert Schilz, DO, PhD
Co-Director, Dyspnea Center

Mehdi H. Shishehbor, DO, PhD, MPH
Director, Interventional Cardiovascular Center
Co-Director, Vascular Center

David Zidar, MD, PhD
Co-Director, LDL Apheresis Program

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