Societies:

International Society of Artificial Internal Organs
American Society of Artificial Internal Organs
American Heart Association – Fellow
American College of Surgeons – Fellow
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Andrew G. Morrow Society of Cardiovascular Surgeons
International Society for Heart Transplantation
Society of Thoracic Surgeons – Fellow
Texas Medical Foundation
International Association for Cardiac Biological Implants
Southern Thoracic Surgical Association
21st Century Cardiac Surgical Society
International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital Surgical Society




Committees:

1988 – 1990  Board of Directors
Dallas Junior Hockey Association

1989 – 1994  Seeger Chair Search Committee
Baylor University Medical Center

1989 – 1997   Director, Mechanical Circulatory Assistance
Baylor University Medical Center

1990 – 1998  Specialty Reviewer, Quality Assurance
Texas Medical Foundation

1991 – 1993   Cardiovascular Committee, Chairman
Doctors Hospital

1991 – 1992  Surgical Services Committee
Doctors Hospital

1991 – 1992  Critical Care Committee
Doctors Hospital

1991 – present  Guest Reviewer
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery

1991 – 1994  President
Texas Amateur Hockey Association

1992 – 1996  Sub Registrar
Texas Amateur Hockey Association

1992 – 1999  Surgeon Advisory Board
SARNS – 3M

1992 – present  Clinical preceptor/trainer for the ABIOMED BVS 5000
(have trained more than 400 surgeons)

1992 – 2000  Surgery Advisory Panel
Mosby-Year Book

1993 – 1994  Critical Care Committee, Chairman
Doctors Hospital

1993 – 1994  Surgical Services Committee, Vice Chairman
Doctors Hospital


1993 – 1997   Executive Committee
Doctors Hospital

1994 – 1995   Surgical Services Committee, Chairman
Doctors Hospital

1994 – 1996  Vice President
Texas Amateur Hockey Association

1994 – present  Guest Reviewer
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

1995 – 1996  Vice Chairman of Medical Staff
Doctors Hospital

1996 – 1997  Chief of Medical Staff
Doctors Hospital

1996 – 1997   Governing Board
Doctors Hospital

1996 – present  Physician Advisory Board
ABIOMED Total Artificial Heart

1998 – 2000  Chief and Chairman of Cardiovascular Surgery
Providence Seattle Medical Center

1998 – 2000  Executive Committee
Providence Seattle Medical Center

1998 – 2000  Scientific Committee
Providence Seattle Medical Center

1998 – 2000  Director, Advanced Bloodless Program, Providence Seattle
Medical Center

1999 - present  Board of Directors, National Association of Bloodless Medicine and Surgery

1999 – 2001  Clinical preceptor for Cardiothoracic Systems (CTS), Beating Heart and Less Invasive Valve
Surgery

1999 – 2000  Board of Directors, American Heart Association, King County

2000   Chairman, American Heart Association Heart Ball, “Spring on the Seine”

2000   Vice President, American Heart Association, King County

2000 – 2003  Board of Directors, Midatlantic Cardiovascular Associates

2003 – 2004  Scientific Committee
Harvard Clinical Research Institute
Initial Registray of EndoVascular Valve Implantation in Europe
(I-REVIVE trial)

2003 – present  Chairman, Publication Committee
COBRA trial

2004-present Data and Safety Monitoring Committee
Clinical Cardiovascular Institute
Phase I study, safety, pharmacokinetics and effectiveness of escalating doses of Cardio Vascv-Grow
(CVGE)

2004-present Scientific Committee
Harvard Clinical Research Institute
Registry of EndoVascular Critical Aortic Stenosis Treatment
(RECAST Trial)

2005-present Scientific Committee
Harvard Clinical Research Institute
Registry of EndoVascular Implantation of Valves in Europe (REVIVE Trial)

2005-present Data Safety Monitoring Board
Harvard Clinical Research Institute
Randomization of EndoVascular Implantation of Valves (REVIVAL Trial)
Societies and Committees