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Program Overview

The Aortic Valve and Root Boot Camp provides a unique educational opportunity for fellows and senior residents focusing on the surgical anatomy and various procedures of the aortic valve and root. During the two-day program, fellows and residents will rotate through five separate training modules including:

  • Aortic Root Anatomy
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Repair/Sparing
  • Aortic Root Replacement
  • Ross Procedure

Each module is taught by acknowledged surgical experts, who facilitate the unique opportunity for the fellows and residents to learn and practice the various surgical steps required with each of these procedures, employing risk-free biological “simulators”.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Aortic root setup
  • Suture management
  • Annuloplasty techniques
  • Coronary artery button development and reimplantation
  • Pulmonary autograft harvest

Intended Audience

This program is designed for cardiovascular surgery fellows and senior residents from the official U.S. and Canadian training programs.

All expenses, including airfare, meals, lodging and transportation are supported by CryoLife.

Faculty 

Glenn R. Barnhart, MD
Swedish Medical Center
Seattle, WA

Thomas G. Caranasos, MD
UNC School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC

Andrea J. Carpenter, MD, PhD
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

Edward P. Chen, MD
Duke University
Durham, NC

Michael W. A. Chu, MD
University of Western Ontario
London, ON

Ismail El-Hamamsy, MD, PhD
Mt. Sinai Medical Center
New York, NY

George L. Hicks Jr., MD
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY

Peter A. Knight, MD
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY

R. Scott Mitchell, MD
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA

Marc R. Moon, MD
Washington University
St. Louis, MO

William F. Northrup III, MD
Minneapolis, MN

Mark Peterson, MD, PhD
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

Paul E. Stelzer, MD
Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, NY

Hiroo Takayama, MD
Columbia University
New York, NY

Shinya Unai, MD
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH

 

Location: CryoLife Headquarters, Metro Atlanta

Faculty 

Glenn R. Barnhart, MD
Swedish Medical Center
Seattle, WA

Thomas G. Caranasos, MD
UNC School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC

Andrea J. Carpenter, MD, PhD
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

Edward P. Chen, MD
Duke University
Durham, NC

Michael W. A. Chu, MD
University of Western Ontario
London, ON

Ismail El-Hamamsy, MD, PhD
Mt. Sinai Medical Center
New York, NY

George L. Hicks Jr., MD
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY

Peter A. Knight, MD
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY

R. Scott Mitchell, MD
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA

Marc R. Moon, MD
Washington University
St. Louis, MO

William F. Northrup III, MD
Minneapolis, MN

Mark Peterson, MD, PhD
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

Paul E. Stelzer, MD
Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, NY

Hiroo Takayama, MD
Columbia University
New York, NY

Shinya Unai, MD
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH

 

Location

CryoLife Headquarters,
Metro Atlanta

Registration for this course is now closed. 

*Courses are limited to surgeons practicing or training in the United States or Canada at the time of the registered course date.