Presentations and Invited Lectures:

1975.        14TH Medical Student Research Forum, University of Texas Southwestern
Medical School, Dallas, Texas

1976 American Medical Student Association – University of Texas Medical Branch

1977 National Student Research Forum, Galveston, Texas

•        Texas Medical Association – annual Sessions, Dallas, Texas


•        62nd Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons, Surgical Forum, Chicago Illinois


•        American Medical Student Association –University of Texas Medical Branch National Student
Research Forum, Galveston, Texas


1978 Midwest Student Medical Research Forum, Omaha, Nebraska

1981 “Pediatric Tetralogy of Fallot: A Multidisciplinary Approach”, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda,
Maryland

1982 “Intra-aortic Balloon Counterpulsation”, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

1985 21st Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Phoenix, Arizona

•        The Right Heart – An International, Multi-Disciplinary Symposium, Phoenix, Arizona


•        15th Annual Symposium of the Texas Heart Institute – International Symposium on Cardiovascular
Surgery, Houston, Texas


1986 12th Annual Meeting of the Western Thoracic Surgical Association, Napa, California

•        1st Annual Cardiovascular Research Symposium, American Heart Association, Georgia Affiliate,
Athens, Georgia


•        The American Heart Association’s 59th Scientific Sessions, Dallas, Texas



1987 Cardiology-Cardiac Surgery Grand Rounds, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, “Internal Mammary
Artery”

1988 American Society of Extra-Corporeal Technology, Region VIII Fall Conference, Dallas, Texas,
“Artificial Hearts”

•        Critical Care Interdisciplinary Grand Rounds, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas,
“ABIOMED Clinical Experiences in Investigational Assist”


1989 Clinical Use of the BVS 5000 Biventricular Support Systems, International Symposium, Boston,
Massachusetts, “Cannulation Techniques for the ABIOMED BVS 5000”

•        Southwest Organ Bank, Dallas, Texas, “Future of Transplantation”


•        Medical Management of he Cardiac Surgery Patient, South Padre Island, Texas, “Reversal of Acute
Fulminant Myocarditis”


1990 Advance Gifts Benefit Dinner, American Heart Association, Texas Affiliate, Lewisville, Texas,
“Artificial Circulation: A Bridge to the Future”

•        Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Ft. Worth, Texas, “Artificial Circulation for the 90’s”


•        Thirty-seventh Annual Congress Association of Operating Room Nurses, Houston, Texas, “Left
ventricular Assist Devices: A Bridge to the Future”


•        The Critical Difference – Just One Donor, Tarrant County Organ Donor Program, Ft. Worth, Texas,
“Key Issues in Cardiac Transplantation”


•        Cardiovascular Science and Technology, Louisville, Kentucky, “Respiratory Distress Resulting from
Dyssynchrony of Outputs of Right and Left Ventricular Assist Devices”


•        Cardiovascular Science and Technology, Louisville, Kentucky, “Circulatory Support Utilizing the
ABIOMED BVS System 5000”


•        Critical Care Interdisciplinary Council Presentation, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas,
“A Case Study of the Successful Use of OKT3 and the ABIOMED Biventricular Assist Device on
Myocarditis”


•        Alvin Soccer Banquet, Alvin, Texas, “Shape of Success”


•        Heart to Heart Volunteer Training, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, “Heart Surgeries:
An Overview and Focus on Bypass”


•        Open Heart Seminars, Dallas, Texas, “Cardiac Surgical Management”


•        Cardiology Fellows Lecture Series, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, “Cardiac Surgery”


•        American Society of Extra-Corporeal Technology, 28th International Conference, Dallas, Texas,
“Artificial Hearts”


•        Thoracic Surgery Grand Rounds, Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, “Vasodilator Drug
Effects on Blood Flow in Internal Mammary Artery”
1991 Cardiology Fellows Lecture Series, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas,
“Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery”

•        BVS 5000 – The Worldwide Experience, San Francisco, California, “Circulatory Support for Acute
Fulminant Myocarditis


•        Heart to Heart Volunteer Training, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, “Heart Surgeries:
An Overview and Focus on Bypass”


•        Open Heart Seminars, Dallas, Texas, “Cardiac Surgical Management”


•        DeKnatel, CT Nurse Seminar, Dallas, Texas, “Left Ventricular Assist Device”


•        What’s New in ICU and Respiratory Care, Baylor University Medical Center, “Ventricular Assist
Devices – A Bridge to the Future”


•        6th Annual Spring Seminar of the Texas Medical Auditors Association, Arlington, Texas, “Cardiac
Assist Devices”


•        1st Annual Marian Cox Memorial Chemistry Awards Banquet, Austin, College, Sherman, Texas,
“Artificial Circulation – A Bridge to the Future”


1992 Trends in Care of Cardiomyopathies, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Dallas, Texas,
“Ventricular Assist Devices”

•        Cardiology Update Symposium, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, “Current Trends in
Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery”


•        The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Biomedical Engineering Society, Dallas, Texas,
“Mechanical Circulatory Assist as a Bridge to the Future”


•        Open Heart Seminar, Dallas, Texas, “Cardiac Surgical Management”


•        Endoscopic Operating Room Nurses Seminar, North Dallas Chapter of AORN, Dallas, Texas,
“Thoracoscopy”


•        Advanced Surgical Techniques – Minimally Invasive Surgery, Doctors Hospital, Dallas, Texas,
“Thoracoscopy”


•        Cardiology Fellows Lecture Series, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, “Coronary Artery
Bypass Surgery”


•        Cardiothoracic Surgery Grand Rounds, Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, “Vasoactive
Drug Effects on Coronary Bypass Conduits”




1993 American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas, Texas, “New Conduits
for Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery”

•        Open Heart Seminar, Dallas, Texas, “Cardiac Surgical Management”


•        Simposium Internacional Dr. Edward Lamar Cole, Hospital Mexico Americano, Guadalajara, Jalisco,
Mexico, “Toracoscopia Endoscopia, Refinamiento De Antiguas Tecnicas”


•        Simposium Internacional Dr. Edward Lamar Cole, Hospital Mexico Americano, Guadalajara, Jalisco,
Mexico, “Revascularizacion Miocardica”


•        Preserving the Endangered Myocardium, Doctors Hospital, Dallas, Texas, “The Bridge to Transplant:
Advances in Surgical Treatment for the Myocardium”


•        Critical Care Interdisciplinary Grand Rounds, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas,
“ABIOMED BVS 5000 – The Road to FDA Approval”


•        AMSECT Region IV – Fall meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, “ABIOMED BVS 5000 Beyond Balloon
Pumping”


•        Critical Care Update 1993 – American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Dallas, Texas, “Ventricular
Assist Devices: From Bridge to Reality”


1994 The 3rd BVS 5000 Worldwide Symposium on Ventricular Support, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, “Keys to
Successful Post Cardiotomy Assist”

•        The 3rd International Conference on Circulatory Support Devices for Severe Cardiac Failure,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, “ABIOMED BVS 5000 – Experience and Potential Advantages”


•        ASAIO Cardiovascular Science and Technology Conference ’94, Washington, D.C., “Postcardiotomy
Support with the BVS 5000 and the Biopump Ventricular Support Systems”


1995 Operating Room Seminar, Doctors Hospital, Dallas, Texas, “Chest Tubes”

•        Thirteenth Annual Houston Conference on Biomedical Engineering Research, Houston, Texas,
“Balancing the Needs of Patients, Hospitals and Regulators”


•        Expanding Cardiovascular Device Technology: Barriers  Benefits, Texas, Heart Institute, Houston,
Texas, “Current Options for Temporary Circulatory Support”


•        Alpha Epislon Delta Annual Meeting, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, “Heart Replacement
– From Cardiac Transplantation to Artificial Hearts”


•        American Association of Thoracic Surgery BVS Users Meeting, Boston, MA, “Postoperative
Management with the BVS”


•        Association of Surgical Technologist, Dallas, Texas, “Surgical Myocardial Revascularization”


•        Critical Care Seminar, Topics in Critical Care Nursing, Doctors Hospital, Dallas, Texas, “The Patient
with Chest Tubes”


•        Eleventh Annual December Symposium, Southwest Organ Bank, Dallas, Texas, “Bridges to
Transplantation”


•        Seton Medical Center Grand Rounds, Austin, Texas, “Ventricular Assist Devices in Perspective”


1996 Operating Room Seminar, Doctors Hospital, Dallas, Texas, “Minimally Invasive Thoracoscopically
Assisted CABG”

•        Surgical Options for End-Stage Heart Failure, Bergamo, Italy, “Management of Ventricular Failure
Using a Versatile Cardiac Assist Device” The ABIOMED BVS 5000”


•        Intensive Care Unit Lecture Series, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, “Minimally
Invasive Cardiac Surgery”


•        Live video teleconference – Moderator, The Cleveland Clinic, “Minimally Invasive Valve Replacement-
Surgical Techniques”


•        43rd Annual Meeting of The Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, Cancun, Mexico, “Influence of
Ascending vs. Descending Intra-Aortic Balloon Counterpulsation in Mammary Artery Bypass Graft Flow”


•        Simposio: Cirugìa en el 2001 y Circulatoria, Cardiology Hospital, Central Mèdico Nacional Siglo XXI,
Mexico City, Mexico, “Asistencia Mecànica Neumatica Bomba ABIOMED”


1997 Perma-flow PerFCT Investigators Meeting, Bermuda, “Minimally Invasive CABG and Hybrid
Procedures”

•        Perma-Flow PerFCT Investigators Meeting, Bermuda, “Batista Procedure”


•        Pre-Congress Workshop of International Society for Rotary Blood Pumps, Providence Rhode Island,
“Physiology of Non-Pulsatile Circulation: Acute vs. Chronic Support”


•        Meet the Master Lecture Series, Honolulu, Hawaii, “Ventricular Assist Devices in Perspective”


•        First International Congress on Coronary Artery Disease – Prevention to Intervention, Prague, Czech
Republic, “Influence of Milrinone and Norepinephrine on Blood Flow in Canine Internal Mammary Artery
Grafts”


•        World View Through 8 Centimeters, Dallas, Texas, Moderator, Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery Tele-
Symposium


•        13th Biennial Asian Congress on Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Sydney, Australia,
“Management of Ventricular Failure Using a Versatile Cardiac Assist Device: The ABIOMED BVS 5000”


•        Kyushu University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan, “ABIOMED BVS 5000”


•        The 4th International Conference on Circulatory Support Devices for Severe Cardiac Failure, Houston,
Texas, Moderator, “ABIOMED BVS 5000 and Implantable Artificial Heart Program”


•        Third National Seminar for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery, San Antonio, Texas, “Minimally Invasive
Cardiac Operations”


•        Second Annual Baylor Cardiovascular Institute Conference, Dallas, Texas, “New Cardiac Operative
Procedures”


•        Cardiac Breakthroughs: Their Impact on Clinical Decision-Making, VHA Satellite Network, Dallas,
Texas, “Advances in Cardiac Surgery”


•        American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Critical Care Potpourri, Dallas, Texas, “Innovations in
Cardiovascular Surgery”


1998 Heart Center Celebration and Health Fair. Providence Seattle Medical Center, Seattle Washington,
“Artificial Hearts – From Bridge to Reality”

•        Providence Marianwood, Seattle, Washington, “Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery”


•        Cardiovascular Medicine: The 21st Century, Seattle, Washington, “Surgical Options for Treatment of
Heart Failure”


•        Cardiology in the New Millennium, Seattle, Washington, “What’s New in Cardiovascular Surgery”


•        Luminary Program – Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass, Seattle, Washington, Moderator Live OPCAB
case


•        Luminary Program – Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass, Seattle, Washington, “The History of Beating
Heart Surgery”


•        Luminary Program – Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass, Phoenix, Arizona, “Conduits for
Revascularization”


•        Luminary Program – Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass, Phoenix, Arizona, “Beating Heart Surgery,
Why Avoid Cardiopulmonary Bypass”


•        Bartlett Regional Medical Center, Grand Rounds, Jeneau, Alaska, “New Cardiac Operations”


•        Cardiac Surgery, Past, Present, Future, Providence Seattle Medical Center, Seattle, Washington,
“Surgery for Heart Failure”


•        Providence Foundation Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, “New Innovations in Cardiac Surgery”


•        Providence Anchorage Medical Center, Grand Rounds, “New Cardiac Operations”


•        SARNS/3M Surgeon Advisory Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, “The Future of Cardiac Surgery”


•        Providence Seattle Medalia Meeting, Seattle, Washington, “Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery”


•        Cardiac Data Group Meeting, Clinical Outcomes Assessment Program, Seattle, Washington,
“Minimally Invasive Cardiac Operations”


•        Medalia Eastside meeting, Kirkland, Washington, “New Cardiac Operations”


•        Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair – Health on Line – Moderator for live real-time audio internet
case, Seattle, Washington


•        ABIOMED BVS 5000 Bi-Ventricular Support System Training Seminar, The Alfred, Melbourne,
Australia, “Didactic Session, Bi-Ventricular Implantation of the BVS 5000”


•        ABIOMED BVS 5000 Bi-Ventricular Support System Training Seminar, Sydney, Australia, “Didactic
Session; Bi-Ventricular Implantation of the BVS 5000”


1999 Advanced Bloodless Program, Seattle, Washington, “The Current and Future Status of Bloodless
Medicine Surgery”

•        Sitka Community Hospital, Grand Rounds, Sitka, Alaska, “New Cardiac Operations”


•        Preceptor Director’s Meeting, CTS CORriculum, Phoenix, Arizona, “Training Recipe for Success”


•        Preceptors Director’s Meeting, CTS CORriculum, Phoenix, Arizona, “Aurora Multi-Track Experience”
•        Luminary Program – Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass, Phoenix, Arizona, Moderator, Live OPCAB
case.


•        Luminary Program – Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass, Phoenix, Arizona, “Less Invasive Valve
Surgery”


•        Harrison Regional Medical Center, Cardiology Rounds, Bremerton, Washington, “What’s New in
Cardiovascular Surgery?”


•        Heart Disease …Get an expert opinion, Providence Seattle Medical Center, Seattle, Washington,
“Innovations in Heart Surgery”


•        Advanced Bloodless Program, Kona, Hawaii, “The Alternatives to Transfusions: An Organized
Approach”


•        CTS presentation, American Association of Thoracic Surgery, New Orleans, Louisiana, “Less Invasive
Valve Surgery”


•        1999 Chief Residents’ Symposium –New Treatment Modalities in Heart Failure, New Orleans,
Louisiana, “Patient and Device Selection and Management”


•        International Conference on Integrative Medicine, Seattle, Washington, “Alternatives to Conventional
Heart Surgery: A Minimally Invasive Approach”


•        Providence Seattle Medical Center Cardiovascular Surgery Grand Rounds – Live Internet Webcast,
Seattle, Washington, “Left Ventriculectomy – The Batistia Operation”


•        City Club, Seattle, Washington, “Millennium Medicine: Medical Breakthroughs in Seattle”


•        Fifth Annual National Seminar for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery – Transforming Today’s Strategies
into Tomorrow’s Standard, Brooklyn, New York, “New Innovations and Applications of Cardiovascular
Surgery”


•        Hope Heart Institute. On Wings of Hope, Seattle, Washington, “Healing the Heart and Soul”


•        Advance Bloodless Program Informational Seminar, Seattle, Washington, “Bloodless Surgery:
Innovations in Cardiovascular Surgery”


2000 Cardiology Conference, Providence Seattle Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, “Physiology of
Nonpulsatile Circulation”

•        Chief Residents’ Symposium – New Treatment Modalities in Heart Failure II, Fort Lauderdale, Florida,
“Pulsatile versus Nonpulsatile VAD’s: Advantages and Disadvantages


•        Advances Bloodless Program Informational Seminar, Seattle, Washington, “Bloodless Surgery in
Cardiovascular Surgery”


•        Cardiology Conference, Providence Seattle Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, “Mechanical
Circulatory Support for Ventricular Failure”


•        Providence Seattle Medical Center cardiovascular Surgery Grand Rounds – Live Internet Webcast,
Seattle, Washington, “Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization”


•        ABIOMED BVS 5000, Bi-Ventricular Support System Training Seminar, University of Oklahoma,
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, “Didactic Session; Bi-Ventricular Implantation of the BVS 5000”


•        Cardiovascular Performance Improvement Collaborative 2000, Seattle, Washington, “Postoperative
Bleeding/ Blood Utilization”


•        Cardiovascular Performance Improvement Collaborative 2000, Seattle, Washington, “Transmyocardial
Laser Revascularization Beneficial Alternative for the 21st Century”


•        Fourth Annual Cardiac Rehabilitation Dinner, Seattle, Washington, “Benefits of Exercise”


•        John Muir / Mt. Diablo Health Systems, Walnut Creek, California, “Cardiac Roundtable”


•        Advance Bloodless Program Medical Tour, Seattle, Washington, “Medical Advances in Bloodless
Medicine and Surgery”


•        Women Take Heart; A Public Lecture Series, Seattle, Washington, “Hope for the Heart”


•        Hypertension to Heart Failure, Seattle, Washington, “Artificial Hearts”


•        6th Annual Cardiovascular Symposium. Cardiac Care of the Dawn of the 21st Century. Lexington,
Kentucky, “Decision Making for VAD Implantation in the Setting of Acute Cardiogenic Shock”


•        Fox Health Network, “Cutting Edge Medical Report: Bloodless Medicine – Transfusion Free Surgery
Today”


•        ABIOMED BVS 5000 Bi-Ventricular Support System Education and Training Seminar, Providence
Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, “Goals of Postcardiotomy Assist”


•        American Association of Blood Bank, Audioconference, “Bloodless Medicine and Surgery”


•        15th Inter Australian Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons, Noosa, Australia “ABIOMED BVS
5000”


•        2000 Millenium Meeting of The Cardiothoracic Section, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons,
Noosa, Australia, “Physiology of Nonpulsatile Circulation – Acute Versus Chronic Support”


•        2000 Millenium Meeting of The Cardiothoracic Section, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons,
Noosa, Australia, “Surgical Options for Treatment of Heart Failure”


•        2000 Millenium Meeting of The Cardiothoracic Section, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons,
Noosa, Australia, “Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization: Beneficial Alternative for the 21st Century”


•        ABIOMED BVS 5000 Bi-Ventricular Support System Training Seminar, St. Vincent’s Hospital,
Australia, “Didactic Session, Bi-Ventricular Implantation of the BVS 5000”


•        Departmental Meeting, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia, “Decision Making for VAD Implantation”


•        The Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand, Perth, Australia, “Cardiovascular Diagnostic
Interventional Operating Room. The Future of Our Field”


2001 ABIOMED BVS 5000, Bi-Ventricular Support System Education and Training Seminar, Providence
Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, “Goals of Postcardiotomy Assist”
•        ABIOMED BVS 5000, Bi-Ventricular Support System Training Seminar, San Antonio, Texas, “Didactic
Session; Bi-Ventricular Implantation of the BVS 5000”


•        The Refectory, Columbus, Ohio, “Updates in Cardiac Assist”


•        Grand Rapids, Michigan, “Ventricular Support for Acute Myocardial Infarction”


•        ABIOMED BVS 5000 Didactic and Wet Laboratory, Chicago, Illinois, “The Keys to Successful Support
of Heart Failure”


•        Midatlantic Cardiovascular Associates, Baltimore, Maryland “ABIOMED BVS 5000 Ventricular
Support for Cardiogenic Shock”


2002 COBRA Catheter Randomized Clinical Trial – Investigators Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, “Trial
Enrollment Status and Planning; COBRA Catheter Performance”

•        51st Annual Scientific Session of The American College of Cardiology, Atlanta, Georgia, “Energy
Dose for Intra-Operative Biphasic Shock Direct Defibrillation”


•        Franklin Square Hospital Center, Grand Rounds, Baltimore, Maryland, “Hope for the Heart”


•        ABIOMED BVS 5000, Bi-Ventricular Support System Training Seminar, Memphis, Tennessee,
“Didactic Session; Bi-Ventricular Implantation of the BVS 5000”


•        The Heart Institute of Japan, Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan, “ABIOMED BVS
5000, Bi-Ventricular Support System Training Seminar”


•        Kyushu University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan, “ABIOMED BVS 5000, Bi-Ventricular Support
System Training Seminar”


•        American Association of Blood Banks Annual Meeting – 2002, Orlando, Florida, “Bloodless Medicine:
New Innovations and Applications in Cardiovascular Surgery”


•        COBRA Catheter Randomized Clinical Trial – Investigator Meeting, Washington, D.C. “Trial Enrollment
Status, Study Interim Analysis, Adjunctive Research”


2003 COBRA Catheter Randomized Clinical Trial – Investigator Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, “Trial
Overview: Status and Plans; Publication Committee”

•        St. Joseph Medical Center, Journal Club, Towson, Maryland, “A Comparison of On-Pump and Off-
Pump Coronary Bypass Surgery”


•        St. Joseph Medical Center, Journal Club, Towson, Maryland, “Impact of Mitral Regurgitation on Long-
Term Survival After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention”
Presentations and Invited Lectures